Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

In a recent post, I mentioned how my husband I have been looking for ways to help Grasshopper (6yo) understand and appreciate the power and necessity of prayer. One of the things that she always prays for is that we have a good day tomorrow. When I ask her about...

Fasting: Blessing Two Lives

I have always struggled with fasting. It is very hard for me to connect going without food to getting divine assistance. (Not to mention that I plain just love food!) I went for a long time without fasting due to pregnancies, nursing and health issues. But over the...

On Praying in Public

In the Orlando temple, at least in the late 90's, there was a professional sign hanging in the cafeteria. Loudly it pronounced: The Food Has Already Been Blessed Every time I saw it, I imagined all the cafeteria workers, at the crack of dawn, circling the...