In light of a sacrilegious Broadway musical…permanently “borrowing” the same name as sacred scripture, I’d like to offer “My Top Ten List of What The Book of Mormon IS, and what it IS NOT.”
Enjoy a video combining the talents of Christian artist Liz Lemon Swindle and musician Kenneth Cope. Sharing a message of peace and hope; part of the “Son of Man Project”.
“Of all the things for which I feel grateful, I am most thankful this Easter morning for the gift of my Lord and my Redeemer. This is Easter, when, with all of Christendom, we commemorate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This was not an ordinary thing. It was the greatest event in human history. I …
Where was Jesus for the 30-35 hours between His death on Friday afternoon, and His Resurrection on Sunday morning? The answer unlocks the mystery of death and gives us a glimpse of God’s Great Plan of Happiness for all of His children.
Poetry and Art for Easter 2011
During this Easter season as we pause to reflect upon Jesus’ incredible suffering, his selfless sacrifice, and sorrowful death, let us also remember to ponder our infinite blessings because He Lives!Enjoy this beautiful Easter song by Sally DeFord.
Enjoy a video excerpt of religion scholar and lecturer Truman G. Madsen’s Easter Message filmed on location in the Holy Land at the Garden Tomb
What is the origin of the Sabbath Day? How do we “Keep It Holy”? and Why is it so important? This post gives points to ponder as we study the words of the Lord, and His holy servants to make our Sabbath day a special day. Plus, enjoy a video of a special Sabbath Day hymn!
Today we faced a threat of “Government Shutdown”. We are experiencing an uncertain future as a nation, and things look a bit bleak. How are we dealing with all this worry and stress? How can we fix this problem or make any difference at all? Here are a few of my thoughts on our current situation, along with 5 Keys to Financial Freedom, a beautiful song, and a way to make life count!
Our Heavenly Father would not be the Perfect Father, nor Jesus our Perfect Shepherd, if they were content with us to remain just as we are now. Why? Because they know what we have the power to become!
I might not be able to crochet a pot-holder, stitch a quilt, sew a Prom Dress for my daughter or paint a Hawaiian mural on our family room wall…but, I can still use my hands for creating something of worth for others! . . . A post in honor of The Greatest Handmade Gift.
This is who I am, and why I love being a Latter-day Saint, even when it means rejection.
Today is the anniversary of the icecream sundae – which is fitting, since it has been a very sweet LDS General Conference weekend! Here are some tasty quotes, topped off with the easter poem President Monson shared.
Reflections on LDS General Conference, and how Elder Quentin L. Cook got me to clean out my purse.
This beautiful children’s hymn will be performed at the April 2011 LDS General Conference. Learn more about the song, link to a free download, and enjoy a YouTube video of the song with lyrics.
The world has made an amazing scientific leap. I don’t know where we are leaping yet, but I sense it will be far and wide. Last May, the Wall Street Journal reported that Scientists Have Created A Synthetic Cell….For me, it’s another witness of God.
An out-of-this-world post which includes a memorable road trip, NASA’s recent discovery, and Mormon scriptures regarding extraterrestrials. And of course, it wouldn’t be complete without a cool music video!
The weather here in Utah has been very dramatic over the past week [to say the least]. Last night we were hit with a blizzard leaving 15 inches of snow in under 3 hours on my driveway [sadly, a branch from our beloved oak tree succumbed to the sudden weight]. However, March began delightfully balmy. …
A video interview with Elder David A. Bednar, Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [aka "LDS" or "Mormon" Church]. Whether you are a Mormon or just a curious observer, this candid video is fascinating and enlightening!
Recently I achieved a small victory and made it out of bed and into the gym before 5:30 am. I avoided the crowded kickboxing class and chose an elliptical machine in a quiet corner. Browsing through the small TV screen in front of me, I attempted to find something that would help me ignore my protesting muscles as I pushed …
On January 1st of each year, Mormons around the globe begin a new Sunday School and Seminary course of study focusing on one of our books of scripture. In 2010, we delved into the Old Testament of the Bible. For 2011 we now launch into the New Testament, and I couldn’t be more excited! . . . Read inspirational quotes, watch a music video, and find a list of study helps to launch your own personal discovery of the New Testament!
The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how the Mormon Soprano blog did in 2010, and here is a high level summary of its overall “blog health”, as well as a few personal observations on being a 21st Century “Blogger”.
In this beautifully illustrated video, a little girl tells the simple story of the birth of Jesus, and offers suggestions for how to celebrate!
On December 19th, 2010 [yesterday] Mr. MoSop [aka Peeps] and I celebrated Twenty-One Years of Marital Bliss. . . Read about our “secret navigational tool”.
Today I am sharing a beautiful Christmas song written by Julie and Darwin Wolford which was published in the LDS Church New Era Magazine, December 1991. 1. The earth was bathed in clean, pure light, As heavenward the star burned bright, A sign from God to men on earth To tell the world of Jesus’ …
For many years the LDS Church magazines have published new songs and hymns by talented Mormon musicians. Now, thanks to the updated official church website, it is easier than ever to find these treasures. This week, I will be sharing some of these with you. Today’s feature is a song entitled “Shining Star” published in …
In this sweet video, the youth of the Meadowood Latter-day Saint Ward ages 3-18 share the true story of Christmas through scripture, images, song and faith.