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Finding Peace

Finding Peace

These are the days that were predicted by ancient and modern prophets. And all things shall be in commotion; and surely, men’s hearts shall fail them; for fear shall come upon all people. – D&C 88:91 It seems like the world is in such a great commotion these days that it is hard to know … Continue reading

Singing and Healing Together

Singing and Healing Together

I have been singing all of my life. I started singing as a baby. As a young child I loved to sing all day long. I remember singing while I played dolls, and while I pumped my legs on the swing-set, and while I skipped down the street. I remember singing myself to bed at … Continue reading

New Life, New Hope, New Year

New Life, New Hope, New Year

The family and I just stepped outside for our annual MIDNIGHT BASH – i.e. banging on pots and pans as loudly as possible and screaming “HAPPY NEW YEAR!!” at the top of our lungs! (Yes, I am sure all our new neighbors love us now). And thus we say adieu to 2016, and hello to 2017. A Lot Happened … Continue reading

Nine Fine Years Blogging, With Gratitude

Nine Fine Years Blogging, With Gratitude

Today commemorates 9 years since “Mormon Soprano” was born in blog form. Nine. Whole. Years. Wow. How did that happen? Nine years ago several things happened in succession that changed the direction and focus of my life. My children were in Junior High and High School, respectively. That year began with an extreme trial of faith. My … Continue reading

General Conference To The Rescue

General Conference To The Rescue

Just when hope seems lost, the future seems dim, and we feel like we can’t take one more step…General Conference arrives! This weekend allows us to pause, reflect, sit quietly, and see a new perspective. One of the grand recurring themes of the scriptures is the message of rescue and “saving” what was once thought to be lost. Today has been … Continue reading

9-11 Stories of Hope

9-11 Stories of Hope

Today the United States of America marks fifteen years since the horrible terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In many ways “Nine-Eleven” seems like just yesterday, and in other ways, it seems a lifetime ago. This is a day we will always remember where we were, what we were doing, how we felt – and how it changed us forever … Continue reading