We've all received shocking news. Yesterday seeing images of Notre Dame in Paris with flames shooting out of the roof was shocking. This morning I received a phone call notifying me that someone very dear to me had passed away. I can imagine how shocking the news might have been when Mary came to the... Continue Reading →
As I opened Facebook today, a flood of memories and feelings came to me as I saw pictures of what was going on two years ago on this day. In some ways two years is not a long time. We've had a lot of change in our life over the past two years (as I'm... Continue Reading →
It's official. We are residents of the Pacific Northwest! We now call Port Angeles, Washington home. It's been a whirlwind. Pretty much ever since we decided to move to Port Angeles to be closer to my wife's parents, every free minute has been fixing things at home, taking things to the Deseret Industries (similar to... Continue Reading →
After being released as a counselor in the bishopric I was called as the ward mission leader in the Highland 14th ward. I was asked to present a ward mission plan. The theme that I felt inspired to use was simply, "As I have loved you, love one another."
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,
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, in... Continue Reading →