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Heaven Opened Every Door

Heaven Opened Every Door

A very historic and sacred event in history was commemorated this weekend. In June 1978 the Priesthood was extended to “every worthy male” member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I remember that prophetic day. I would have been 12 years old. My mother picked me up from school and told me … Continue reading

Who are the Mormons?

I have been seeing a large amount of similar questions cropping up all over the world wide web. You find them on Blogs, chat-rooms, answer sites, information networks and commentary trails on any given day: “Who are the Mormons?” “Do you know any Mormons?” “How many Mormons are there?” “Where do Mormons live?” “What do Mormons … Continue reading

Be Still And Know

Be Still And Know

My heart is heavy this weekend as I learned of two tragedies hitting home and heart. The first was the death of Christian songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman’s youngest child, Maria Sue. Certain areas of the country have given this more media attention than others. Our paper included only a small paragraph hidden in a national … Continue reading

My Song In The Night

My Song In The Night

Dr. Mack Wilberg has written a new arrangement of the American Folk Hymn entitled “My Song in the Night” which is hauntingly beautiful. I have tried to do some research online regarding its origin and history, and came up a bit empty-handed. However, the text to this hymn is particularly haunting. The words invoke an attitude of … Continue reading

One Mormon View of Polygamy

One Mormon View of Polygamy

Due to the recent events in Texas there has been an outpouring of media attention, articles, and blog posts on the subject of polygamy. It certainly is a blessing to exercise the divine gift of free expression! However, it is unfortunate that many have chosen to do so to stir up anger and promote intolerance. … Continue reading

For Time and Eternity

For Time and Eternity

This past weekend I attended a “Bridal Shower” for a good friend and co-worker. In my community, it is a custom for the women friends of a bride to

Testimony from Ghana

Testimony from Ghana

Dear Friends, The following article was published yesterday in one of Ghana’s leading newspapers. This is the testimony of a man named Edward Dwemoh. He explains his conversion story, and offers compelling scriptural argument for the Book of Mormon. I found Brother Dwemoh’s words extremely sincere, intelligent and motivating. I hope that you will as … Continue reading

President Hinckley’s Hymn

President Hinckley’s Hymn

President Hinckley’s Poem “What is this thing That Men Call Death?” set to music by Janice Kapp Perry is now available on free sheet music, and as a free MP3 download. This post includes a listening clip, the poem text [song lyrics], the original News Article about the new hymn, and an incredible video that tells the … Continue reading

A New Prophet

We are now living in an age of miracles and revelation. God speaks to the earth through his chosen prophets, just as He did anciently.

Prophetic Passing

I would like to share with you a lovely new poem called “Prophetic Passing” by Anna M. Molgard. I think that she has captured the heavenly event perfectly! Please protect Ms. Molgard’s creative rights! I remind everyone to credit her name when passing this along – and please encourage them to do likewise. Enjoy!…

Words of A Prophet

Over the last few days as we are in mourning of our beloved prophet, President Gordon B. Hinckley, some very talented people have been creating and posting video tributes online.

In Memory: Gordon B. Hinckley

“We ever pray for you, our Prophet dear” Hymn 23 Sunday January 27, 2008 – At 7:00 PM this evening, our beloved prophet, President Gordon B. Hinckley passed away

Heavenly Music

I have come across a lovely little book this week. It traces the history and importance of music in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It details the humble beginnings of the first hymns collected by Emma Smith (published in 1835), then onward through the generations of LDS composers, and forward to the … Continue reading

The Journey

Does the Journey Seem Long? Hymn 127 I stumbled onto a little quote today that really struck me.

Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation

“Beautiful words of love – Coming from God above, How sweet, how dear the words we hear! They’re beautiful words of love”- Hymn 271 Once again I am filled with gratitude for a loving Father in Heaven who knows our individual needs and answers our prayers. Tonight, I received an answer to my many recent … Continue reading

Sunshine in my Soul

Sunshine in my Soul

Since officially publishing my blog last week, I have heard from some of the most amazing people “out there”! My Stat tracker tells me that over a thousand of you have visited me from 28 states, and 12 countries so far. Who are all of you?! It’s nice to “virtually” meet you! I am touched that you … Continue reading