A few weeks ago I was drawn into a conversation on Facebook by a former High School classmate about our prophet Joseph Smith, Jr.. An estranged member of my church at an early age, she happened to be reading a “very scary and fascinating book” [her words] known to be highly critical of Joseph Smith and the LDS Church in general. …
In the Saturday morning session of October 2014 General Conference, Latter-day Saint apostle D. Todd Christofferson began his talk recounting a thought-provoking scene from Shakespeare’s King Henry V. In today’s “favorite things” post, enjoy watching a movie clip of that scene, as we study and ponder the epic message “Free Forever To Act For Themselves”…
WOW! We just enjoyed another memorable, inspirational and “spiritual battery-charging General Conference this past Saturday and Sunday October 4-5, 2015! There’s so much to report! So, What’s all the buzz? For one thing, we just made LDS Conference history with three native languages!
THIS IS IT! Only ‘ONE DAY MORE’ until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church! In preparation for the big day, here’s some classic Top 5 General Conference songs you may want to keep an eye ear out for this weekend!
Only two more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! In preparation, today’s “countdown message” is about life, challenges, and bread.
Only three more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! Today I am sharing a beautiful video which was shown at our recent Women’s Meeting, September 27, 2014. Fellow sisters young and old from around the world share their feelings about the Temple, our Holiest [and happiest] place on earth! :)
Only four more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church! In preparation, here’s a collection of inspirational quotes and a song that celebrates the joy of Today!
Only five more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference! In preparation, today’s inspirational message is about mountains, trials, despair and prayer. I have a story to tell, and there’s a sweet new song you’re gonna wanna hear.
It’s been one year this month since Daughter A. returned home early from her full-time LDS mission after serving for seven wonderful months. She loved her mission, and her mission loved her.
Only seven more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church! In preparation, here are the seven Truths that President Boyd K. Packer shared as “most worth knowing” during the April 2014 General Conference:
Only eight more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church! In preparation, here is an inspirational thought about the power of our words to heal or hurt, and a bonus message from some little children.
Only nine more days until the 184th General Conference! Today’s throwback Thursday message comes from Elder Russell M. Nelson about fear, faith, and Frenchmen … with a rare, and rather risqué, Conference moment thrown in you don’t want to miss!
Only ten more days until the 184th Semiannual General Conference of the Church! In preparation, here is an inspirational thought to ponder taken from our last Conference in April 2014
Whoo Hoo! We’re in “final countdown” to the semi-annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Check out this video invitation, social media resources, conference details, “Seek-and-Find”, and more! Conference is always sooooo exciting for me! It not only means getting…
In a brilliant play of poetic irony, Hollywood dealt their hand and now it’s God’s turn.
Consider “unplugging” from our virtual realities long enough to make real, human connections with those we love!
The beloved hymn “God Be With You till we Meet Again” was penned in 1880 by Jeremiah E. Rankin, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Washington, D.C.. It was set to music in 1882 by composer William G. Tomer, pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.. Mr. Rankin explained; “Written…as a Christian good-bye, …
Only ONE final day before we get to enjoy another General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! This is it! A weekend of inspired messages by living prophets and apostles chosen by God to speak to the world, and music to uplift the soul. It is a weekend to focus on …
I extend my warmest invitation to you, and to all of my visitors reading this blog: Please come to General Conference by TV, radio or internet! You will never regret it.
Have you ever wondered what kind of things a modern-day prophet would say to the world?
Each hymn has a special story, although they are often unknown and untold. One of the lesser-known is Hymn #75, In Hymns of Praise Our Voices Raise with text by Ada Blenkhorn and music by Alfred Beirly.
With only 5 more days to go to the next General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, here is a nice little behind-the-scenes video of the work that goes into preparing for this exciting and global event!
On Saturday March 30, 2013 all young women ages 12-18 of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will gather with their mothers and leaders for the annual General Young Women’s Meeting originating from The Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Each spring, exactly one week before the General Conference of the …
It’s LDS General Conference Time again…and YOU’RE INVITED!! Find out exactly how you can participate, watch, and listen here! Only 10 more days…
Wow! I didn’t see that coming! Did you? Musings and Memes.
General Conference Countdown Day 21 of 37: Learning how to see like Jesus.
General Conference Countdown Day 16 of 37: Get your Study Schedule here. Today’s reading comes from a talk by Elder Larry Y. Wilson of the Second Quorum of the Seventy entitled “Only Upon The Principles Of Righteousness“. Elder Wilson is a graduate of both Harvard University and Standford University. During his professional business career he worked …
General Conference Countdown Day 15 of 37: “In the kingdom of God there are no second-class citizens.” – Elder David S. Baxter
General Conference Countdown Day 14 of 37: How to cope when facing lifes difficult challenges
General Conference Countdown Day 3 of 37: Today’s reading is entitled “Seek Learning: You Have A Work To Do” by Sister Mary N. Cook, First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency