Category: blessings

I Will Lead You Along: The Life of Henry B. Eyring A Book Review

We know President Eyring from his sermons: tender Spirit-filled sermons. ...

Sometimes What We Really Need Is a Story

Quite out of the blue, sitting in a cozy sunbeam on ...

Into the Wilderness

I've been on a bit of a sabbatical for the past ...

Consider the Blessings Book Review

Consider the Blessings:  True Accounts of God’s Hand in Our Lives ...

Charity, Women, and Priesthood

This guest post comes from Britt, a mother of 10 currently living ...

Mormon Women’s Involvement with the Sacred: Reflections on Kris Wright’s Lecture on Bread, Water, Oil, and Cloth

On Thursday, September 12th I had the opportunity to hear Kris ...

Experimenting on the Word: One Chubby Lady Tests the Word of Wisdom

Like many people, this desk working mother of four arrived at ...

Agreeing With God

When studying the life of Christ I have pondered if His ...

A Word of Wisdom: Now, With Even More Promise!

Often, we consider the benefits of following the Word of Wisdom ...

Impressions of Ephraim’s Rescue

Last night my family (and half of our stake and outlying ...

Circling

The days, they roll together like waves of green blowing across ...

Asking the Wrong Questions

The story is told of a woman lamenting to her bishop, ...

The Power of Mothers and Babies

When I was a little girl I just knew that I ...

Gifts (Estates) Precede Callings

This is the third in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  As I studied ...

Gospel Friendship

President Gordon B. Hinckley said that every convert needs three things: ...

Divine Motherhood, Earthly Realities

If you've ever been in a class of 9-year-old people reading ...

Enjoying the View

Please welcome Brenda Madore, who has published with us as a ...

Do God and Satan Negotiate My Trials?

As a group of editors, we find there are questions that ...

Understanding Asperger’s

Today's guest essay in our Peculiar Minds series is by Kathy ...

Does God Play Favorites?

For years I've heard that the Israelites are God's "peculiar people," read in ...

In the Tunnel

I have heard that those who suffer from depression often feel ...

A Stream of Testimony

As the old year ends and the new begins, the editors ...

Miracles, Not Just Resolutions

I don't really like making New Year resolutions. Unless they are ...

The Gift of a Thankful Heart

This is the tenth in a series by our writers and ...

Foundational Thoughts about Spiritual Gifts

This is the ninth in a series by our writers and ...

Tangible Gifts

This is the fourth in a series by our writers and ...

Women Giving Blessings in the Early LDS Church

This is the second in a series by our writers and ...

Motherhood – Service of the Highest Order

The most service I ever do is my day in and ...

The Map: Imagine If

My second daughter is a senior in high school.  She wrote ...

Candy to My Soul

It’s that time of year where sweet temptations are constantly at ...

Handling the Glut

A few days ago my husband and I watched BYUTV’s collection ...

Eucharisteo

For a little over a year I have been on a ...

Count Your Blessings

My son has been counting the days until his birthday. For ...

A Storm of Anger

Lying here in the dark I hear the rumbling of a ...

Dia de Los Muertos

Halloween coincides with the Mexican festival Dia de Los Muertos (Nov ...

Pool Covers and My Hurricane Husband

Please welcome Emily Christensen who is guest posting with us. I got ...

To Taste the Atonement

I never lamented about the vicissitudes of time or complained of ...

Sleep Is Over-Rated

No, this post is not about early-morning seminary.  Just thought I ...

To Prosper in the Land

Prosperity.  We want some of that, don’t we?  Here’s what my ...

In Elder Oaks’ Office

Fifteen years ago my father-in-law was called to be a mission ...

Learning About the Protestant Reformation

Quick, what is October 31st known for? Halloween is not an acceptable ...

Messengers from my Father

I could use a revelation. An angel would be good. The other ...

With Willing Hands

"The meeting that unfolded has to be the worst meeting in ...

The Simple Pleasures of Home

His hand grips the glass of cool, creamy milk. ...