Counsel to Those Who Lead

Counsel to Those Who Lead

As our son has served in various leadership roles throughout his mission, he has reached out for guidance and counsel from his father, who taught in the MTC for several years following his own mission.   This article is for our son—a compilation of his father’s...
A Fearless Woman of God

A Fearless Woman of God

We see faithful women who understand the power inherent in their callings and in their endowment and other temple ordinances. These women know how to call upon the powers of heaven to protect and strengthen their husbands, their children, and others they love. These...
God Space

God Space

Life brings trials to each of us. This last year, my much-loved mother-in-law dealt with the trial of cancer and chemotherapy. She is cancer-free now, yet it will still be awhile before she regains her full physical strength. My girlfriend’s husband lost his job,...
Six Months Left

Six Months Left

Six. Months. Left?!?   Today marks exactly eighteen months since my son entered the Provo, UT Missionary Training Center.   It has been eighteen months since I have hugged my son. Eighteen months since he’s been able to date, chat with friends, or just lay...
Improving Your Teaching Skills

Improving Your Teaching Skills

“Every position in the Church requires an effective teacher.” ~Elder L. Tom Perry   In some callings, such as Primary teacher or Gospel Doctrine teacher, this quote is obvious. As we consider other callings, this teaching component may be a bit more difficult to...
Monkey See, Monkey Do

Monkey See, Monkey Do

Every weekday, our youngest daughter does a packet of math problems. She notes the time she begins and the time she ends her work on each packet. Once a week, she meets with a tutor to review her progress.   When she first began this program, the tutor reviewed...
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