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Would You Be Made Whole? {an Easter Reflection}

A few weeks ago in our New Testament reading for Sunday School, we came upon the story of Christ healing the lame man in John chapter 5. This man had been lame and suffering for 38 long...

Agent or Object?

Last weekend several Latter-day Saint congregations in our area were blessed to hear from David A Bednar, a General Authority in our church, and someone we sustain as an Apostle, someone...

Easter Is a Story of Life, Not Death

(the retelling of a story I shared last Easter as well) In the Mormon church we believe, as all Christians do, that Christ was crucified, resurrected, and ascended into Heaven. We know He...

Responding in Kind

Twice a year our church region (called a Stake in our church…maybe it’s like a Diocese in the Catholic church?…a Stake is a larger organization comprised of smaller...

It’s Not What I Taught, But What I Learned

At church I serve a leadership calling with the young children ages 3-11, and every so often it’s my responsibility to spend a month of Sundays teaching the group a lesson on basic...

Why It's Great to Be 8

In my church – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - children are baptized at 8 years old.  The later date means they’ve had a chance for some religious instruction...

Happy Easter

I managed to get all 5 kids looking reasonably happy for this Easter Morning picture.  It only took 20 tries, but that’s alright! I wanted to share briefly with you my testimony of...

All Talked Out

I just wanted to share how proud I am of my two oldest girls today. My husband has a leadership calling in our church which requires that he sometimes travel to other congregations and...

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