EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
MY SONG HONOR YOU-ctr FOREVER.
WHY? YOU-ctr CAUSE MUSIC IN MY HEART.
YOUR-ctr L-O-V-E SURROUND ME,
YOUR GOOD THINGS ALWAYS HERE.
ME CARRY-AROUND YOUR-ctr PROMISE IDEA~LIKE CLOTHES.
YOU-ctr MY SWEETHEART, MY LIGHT, MY BEST-FRIEND.
YOU-ctr SHOW-me ME RIGHT WAY WALK.
YOU-ctr GUIDE ME HEAVEN HOME WILL.
Refrain: MY SONG HONOR YOU-ctr FOREVER.
WHY? YOU-ctr CAUSE MUSIC INSPIRE MY HEART.
MY GOAL BECOME YOUR-ctr PERFECT SERVANT.
MY HEAD ANOINTED YOUR-ctr L-O-V-E.
ME REALLY-WANT TWO-OF-US TOGETHER
MY ONLY HOPE STAY IN YOUR-ctr ARMS. Refrain
YOUR-ctr VOICE SING THROUGH-AND-THROUGH ME.
YOU-ctr KNOW MY SOUL A-TO-Z.
YOU-ctr MY JOY, MY LIFE, MY BLESSING.
HAPPEN SUMMON ME, USE MY NAME. Refrain
ME CROSS-HEART LOVE YOU-ctr FOREVER.
ME SUMMON YOU-ctr, MY VOICE LOUD.
HAPPEN ME REACH-TOWARDS-heaven HEAVEN,
ME TRUST YOU-ctr REACH-TOWARDS-earth HELP. Refrain
Notes: YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
CAUSE - (2h)[S] are held at the chest as if holding a rope and move forward while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - cause.
SURROUND - , PO down, FO away, circles above NDH , PO > DS, FO up.
CARRY-AROUND - CARRY moves in a circle.
IDEA~LIKE - A blending where IDEA has a [Y] instead of an [I] in anticipation of LIKE which is signed smoothly right afterwards.
LIGHT - (2h)[O^], POs away, FOs up, open to (2h), while separating. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Light - 1.
ANOINTED - [A dot] circles head with DH thumb pointing down.
REALLY-WANT - WANT but shaken back and forth to show intensity.
THROUGH-AND-THROUGH - The sign THROUGH is repeated with the DH moving between the fingers of the NDH the other way.
A-TO-Z - , PO > signer, FO up, DH [A] - held at the thumb of the NDH and then moves > DS while tracing a [Z] at the little finger.
BLESSING - (2h)[O^], POs ><, held at mouth. Hands are brought downwards while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Bless.
SUMMON - DH [B] taps NDH [B], PO down, FO > signer, then moves > signer while closing to an [A], PO away from signer, FO up, and moving up.
CROSS-HEART - NDH [B] is raised and DH crosses heart with [open 8].
LOUD - Touch ear with index finger then (2h)[S], PO down, FO away, move antisymmetrically from side to side while mouthing "pow". For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - thunder.
REACH-TOWARDS-heaven - (2h) slightly rounded reaches upwards while looking up.
REACH-TOWARDS-earth - (2h) slightly rounded reaches downwards while looking down.
My song will be for you forever.
You, the music in my heart.
For your love is all around me,
and your goodness always here.
You have clothed me in your promise,
You, my love, my light, my friend.
You, the way and path before me.
You will lead and guide me home.
Refrain: My song will be for you forever,
you the music in my heart.
I am here to be your servant;
you anoint me with your love.
You will hold me in my longing,
all my hope in your embrace. Refrain
With your voice you sing within me.
You, the one who knows me well.
You, my joy, my life, and blessing.
When you call you know my name. Refrain
I will pledge my love forever.
I will call your name out loud.
I will reach my hand out to you,
and I know you'll reach for me. Refrain