As I look through my pictures from my mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France, each picture seems to have a story. I served from May 1991 to May 1993. I had so many amazing experiences. Sometimes you don't realize that something significant is happening when you are right in... Continue Reading →
My series of testimonies of the Book of Mormon continues with another testimony of a family member. As I had said in the previous blog post, some of my family members had written down their testimonies of the Book of Mormon while I was a missionary in France. These testimonies were given to me, I... Continue Reading →
Two years ago, my daughter Maggie and I went on a humanitarian trip of sorts with a charity called A Child's Hope Foundation. We traveled down to the Buena Vida Orphanage, in Baja, Mexico to work on the orphanage that they were building. We quickly grew to love these children, aging from toddlers to teenagers preparing to go to college.
I'm 47 years old. I haven't always been active in the Church. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) I stopped going to church when I was about 16 and didn't start going back until I was 19. During that time of being inactive in the Church, I never doubted the teachings. I never... Continue Reading →
When I was young, Easter was all about the Easter egg hunt the Saturday before Easter up the street next to the Lions Club. They may have sponsored it, I can't recall. I remember that we'd see a lot of neighbors there and other kids from school. It was a big event and there were a lot of kids. I had a basket in hand and I wanted some eggs!
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.
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,
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 →
I’ve always loved cars. When I was young I had an impressive Matchbox / Hot Wheels car collection. I liked the Mustangs, Camaros, Cougars, Impalas, Chevelles, Chargers, Challengers, and Bel Airs. I really took good care of them. My family would laugh because at a pretty young age I could tell what the make and... Continue Reading →