A Time and Season for Family History

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Before I had children, I spent a lot of time working on my family history. I also served for many years in the Family History Center (now called FamilySearch Center) and...

The Eternal Question

My husband was working late, and I was the sole grown-up leading scripture-reading time with the kids. As we are finishing up, Grasshopper (7yo) asks, “Mom, how do I know that the Church is true? I mean, how do I know that some other church isn't the true...

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...

Beautiful

Today was High Council Sunday. As is customary, the High Council speaker brought along a companion speaker. Because we have a small ward where each of has to frequently give talks, High Council Sunday is always a pleasure. But today was especially so. As the companion...

Teaching Moments

Wherefore, men are free…to choose liberty and eternal life , through the great Mediator of all men… (2 Nephi 2:27). Our ward Primary for the second year has challenged the children to memorize the scriptures used with the Primary's monthly themes. The scripture above...