Fatherly Advice

Fatherly Advice

I was just a young man as I began attending college. Jeffrey Holland was president of Brigham Young University at the time.  He and his wife Patricia spoke to us frequently, often in weekly devotionals. We enjoyed it very much. Their eloquent encouragements, advice,...
Forever Connected

Forever Connected

Occasionally, someone captures the essence of feeling by articulating our sentiments perfectly. This happened for me in a round-about way when President and Sister Monson’s daughter, Ann Monson Dibb, spoke recently of her mother. As the children were growing up, her...
Father

Father

My father passed away eight years ago when he lost his fight with cancer. It was hard to see him go. He was the pillar of our family, my mentor, and my confidant. So his death was a real loss for a time, but I know the teachings of Jesus Christ, because my father...
Beautiful Epiphany

Beautiful Epiphany

What’s in a name? I start with this simple question because the answer is both surprising and significant. Nephi explained it this way:   “Behold, my sons, … I have given unto you the names of our first parents who came out of the land of Jerusalem; and this I...
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