I thought I'd share with the blog's followers that I was the featured guest today on the podcast "Latter Day Lives" hosted by my good friend Shawn Rapier. Shawn and I have been close friends for almost 20 years. His podcast is uplifting and just makes you feel good. He interviews interesting members of The... Continue Reading →
I remember having a talk with one of my missionary friends during lunch at a zone conference when I was a missionary in France. He was telling me about an amazing experience he had by finding a family, teaching them the gospel, and seeing them get baptized. He said, "This is the reason I came... Continue Reading →
I have been pondering similar questions for some time. Why is Satan attacking Joseph Smith? Why is Satan attacking the leaders of the Church? Why is Satan attacking the Book of Mormon? It seems to be getting worse.
My grandmother Maggie Burgon Alldredge has been on my mind a lot lately. Yesterday she would have been 100 years old if she were still with us. My brother Nick and I decided to have a family reunion to get the family together and celebrate her birthday. It was a lot of work but really... Continue Reading →
I remember thinking at one point of how little I really needed to be happy in life. We lived in pretty humble circumstances, yet I was as happy,
Parfois, vous reconnaissez quand vous êtes témoin d'un miracle. C'était un moment miraculeux à Pau. Je pense que tout membre qui était là pendant ce temps se souviendra de lui comme rien de moins qu'un miracle.
Sometimes you recognize when you are witnessing a miracle. I knew that I was seeing a miracle first-hand. There was a very special feeling as all of this was happening. This was a miraculous time in Pau. The Spirit of God was so strong and the hand of the Lord was so obvious in the missionary work.
Shortly after my wife and I got married, her grandmother passed away. Since my wife and her family were from Port Angeles, Washington, and we lived in Provo, Utah, I did not know her family very well. I had only met most of them once or twice and had not really met many of the extended... Continue Reading →
When we moved to Highland, Utah we were excited to have a big yard. We had three daughters; Julienne was 6, Maggie had just turned 5, and Emma was almost 2. Part of the appeal of the house was a big playground in the back yard and room for a trampoline. We bought a trampoline... Continue Reading →