Category Archives: Church

On the Lord’s Errand

This weekend is General Conference weekend, which is a semi-annual conference led by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, broadcast from Salt Lake City, Utah in something like 94 languages.  I love General Conference because I get to … Continue reading

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1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18

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WFMW: Teaching Babies about Christ

As Mom to a 20-month old little girl, I am constantly trying to figure out how to teach her simple things relating to the Gospel of Christ. Easy things like folding your hands to pray, knowing who Jesus is, and … Continue reading

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Scripture Study

Lately life has been extremely busy and scheduling time for anything non-work related has been difficult. The guilt of not spending enough time as a mother and reading the scriptures really got to me, especially with Sister Beck’s talk in … Continue reading

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The Manhattan LDS Temple, As Seen On Google

N ow that’s awesome!

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Memorial Day Extravaganza

This weekend started out with some boredom relaxation. Then my computer broke, so we had to drive the 35 miles to the nearest Best Buy to get it looked at. On the way, we figured we’d stop by the State … Continue reading

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Saving on Energy Costs

Yesterday some friends from the ward came over to help me cut some wood for our wood burner, to help us save money this winter. Everything in our house is electric. Our electric bill will be high regardless of how … Continue reading

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Sunday thoughts

“Attending Church is, or should be, a respite from the pressures of everyday life. It should bring peace and contentment.”—President Boyd K. Packer Ensign, Nov. 1998, 23 We just got home from the 2nd session of Stake Conference and I … Continue reading

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Our Car Would Not Start

We had more car problems over the weekend as our family car, the 1997 Saturn SL 1 decided not to start, at all!

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Keepin’ up with the Jones’

I’ll never forget this day in 6th grade. I was the new kid at an El Cajon, California middle school. It was a December day, not too long before Christmas break. I was paying careful attention to the teacher staring … Continue reading

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