There were Rainy skies and colder temperatures on Sunday April 1, 2012 in Salt Lake City. But, inside the Conference Center we felt the warm glow of fellowship during the final two sessions of the 182nd Semi-Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here is a brief recap based on some of my own random notes from Sunday’s sessions
It’s been a “beautiful day in the neighborhood”! Bountiful residents were out in force on Sunday helping their neighbors clean up from Thursday’s big windstorm. We were also gearing up and “battening down the hatches” in preparation for a second storm predicted to hit tonight with 70+ mph winds. All sabbath services of The Church of …
It’s the worst nightmare any parent of a young Mormon missionary would have to face; learning your child who has dedicated two years of their lives away from home for church service will never return home. Last night, not just one, but two families received this devestating news. . .
The most recent “Mormon” Moment brouhaha has risen over certain comments made last Friday by a Texas pastor named Robert Jeffress. I don’t know the guy. Never heard of him before. But, he made quite a spectacle of himself at a political rally
It is impossible to give true justice to a General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a mere summary. However, for the sake of my many readers who may not have had the opportunity to watch or hear the conference yet, or for those who would like my perspective – here are a …
Fall in Salt Lake City is definitely my favorite season of the year. I love the crispness in the air and watching the mountains become a beautiful living canvas of red and gold, growing bolder and more vibrant each day. For me, Fall is a season of romance and love. My husband and I met in October, and got engaged in October two years …
Pondering the most “unforgettable” talk from the Sept. 24 2011 General Relief Society Conference: A modern parable for all women centered on the tiny blue forget-me-not flower! (post includes a cute handout, and a video)
…for these people, the story has long ended. Their struggle is over, and all are safely gathered in. It is actually the rest of us who are now struggling to “pull our carts” through the hard terrain and deep snows of life, facing circumstances that we are often ill prepared to handle, wondering how we can get up and go on another day, having to dig a little deeper into our soul to find a higher purpose. . .and always praying for help to come. Will we be as brave?
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!
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.
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!
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!
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 …
This Christmas, consider how you will be following the light, and seeking the Christ child, and watch this beautiful new video.
After three months of Beta testing, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched its new and improved official website design for LDS.org. This website is designed to meet the specific needs of baptised members, however it is also open to the general public to search and enjoy. The new design offers much easier navigation …
When Brandon Jackson was only 14 years old, he made a choice to follow God, and help a group of orphans in Honduras. At that moment, he set his feet on a remarkable path.
In honor of this weekend’s 180th Semi-Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I thought we could explore one of the most popular hymns sung during the event, entitled “The Morning Breaks”.
“…Much of the confusion we experience in this life comes from simply not understanding who we are.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Today I am sharing a highlight video of the 180th LDS General Conference which was held April 3-4, 2010 in Salt Lake City, Utah. . . This offers a great recap of the significant messages and themes of the Conference in less than 10 minutes, and is well worth your time. Enjoy!
In the final moments of last week’s LDS General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson, 16th President and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave some profound instruction about a Lighthouse, and a prophetic blessing