Change in LDS Leadership

Change in LDS leadership is interesting and unique and unlike any other religious organization. Most churches have a priest or some type of leadership for their local parish. In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the local leaders are all lay leaders. They are just regular members of the congregation who serve forContinue reading “Change in LDS Leadership”

Grandmother’s influence

  January 1, 1918 is a special day for me. That is the day my grandmother was born. She told me that her mother had said that they could still hear fireworks going off and people celebrating the coming of the New Year when she was born. She played a very important role in myContinue reading “Grandmother’s influence”

Goatheads

  I love summer! I love all the seasons and the changes that each season brings, but most of all I really love summer.  What is surprising to me every year is how quickly weeds grow.  A few years ago I noticed a little green vine growing next to our driveway. I thought how itContinue reading “Goatheads”

Being Anxiously Engaged

Being Anxiously Engaged in Highland, Utah I loved being a missionary in France. One thing that was great about being a missionary was that we were so involved in the branch or ward. We were a part of activities, in teaching, in reactivation, in family home evenings, in blessing the sick and the afflicted, inContinue reading “Being Anxiously Engaged”