Resurrection: We Will Live Again

I’ve heard it said that America is a country in denial about death. It makes sense to me. I confess that my husband and I are in the same boat as 57 percent of Americans who say they don’t have a will. Death is not something we like to think about, much less plan for....
The Holy Ghost is Our Guide

The Holy Ghost is Our Guide

In a church that preaches the importance of seeking personal revelation (I’m referring to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormons) we sometimes become a little obsessed about it. Whom to marry, what occupation to pursue, and where and how to pursue...

A Family Functioning by God’s Design

When I read scripture, I like to look for formulas. An example of a formula is found in 1 John 4:18, which says, “There is no fear in love….” Fear, you could say, does not equal love. So, I might write in the margin of my scriptures the word “fear,”...

Hope Keeps Us Afloat

The Bible describes hope as an “anchor of the soul” (Hebrews 6:19). Now, I’m not an expert on anchors or how they work, so I did a little reading.  It doesn’t sound intuitive to me, dropping a heavy chunk of metal to the ocean floor when you are trying desperately to...
Keeping the Temple Confidential

Keeping the Temple Confidential

Those not of the Mormon faith (officially known as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) may very well feel stymied by the fact that Mormons will not share in detail what goes on inside the temple. Regarding the confidential nature of temple ordinances,...
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