The call went out to have a participants for a variety show for our ward church Christmas party in Port Angeles. I love Vocal Point and for years I thought it would be fun to do a skit to this number "Primarily Vocal Point" (A cappella Tribute to Children's Songbook Primary Songs). My only regret... Continue Reading →
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 →
Often my posts are serious. I might write about something that I've been pondering for quite some time before I put it into words. Occasionally however, they are humorous, like my post on finding a Diet Coke in France. This one is a little more on the light side and it's just a memory that I... Continue Reading →
This week I have had two different friends touring through southern France and posting pictures of the town of Carcasonne. I have enjoyed seeing their pictures that they have posted of this incredible medieval city. It reminded me of a message I had written back in 2004 for our church (ward) newsletter in Springville, Utah. ... Continue Reading →
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.
Those who know me know that I love cars and that I love to tell a good joke, especially if it sounds like a true story and ends up with a great pun. Well, this story, while it involves a cool car, isn't a joke. It really happened to me. In February 1991 I was... Continue Reading →
I recently had the incredible opportunity to go back to France where I served my mission and attend the open house for the Paris Temple. It is now the 156th operating temple. My mission president was Elder Neil L. Andersen who now serves as an apostle, and he took us on a personal tour through... Continue Reading →