What do you do with a bishop, when he stops being a bishop?

I’m sure almost everyone has seen White Christmas with Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen. In short, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye are in the army serving under General Tom Waverly. General Waverly retires. After the war, Bing and Danny become a top song-and-dance act. At one point they find out that […]

Awesome Lego model of the Bountiful Utah Temple

A few days ago the Deseret News had an article about a temple made from Lego. The man was asked by the local Primary President to make a model of the temple. Well, it took it several months and used over 13,000 pieces. The end result was an absolutely amazing replica of the Bountiful Utah […]

“If It Feels Right…” – NY Times article that President Monson quoted

You may recall that President Monson quoted from a NY Times article during his Sunday morning address at General Conference. The article was by David Brooks. I haven’t really read much of his work, but I do hear him every week on NPR‘s All Things Considered (he’s a political analyst) and I enjoy hearing him. […]

What’s wrong with Elder Hales?

If you saw General Conference, you definitely noticed that Elder Robert D Hales looked significantly different. He looked “puffy”, spoke from a chair, and had oxygen tubes in his nose. He didn’t say what was wrong with him. Elder Ballard and President Monson both referred to how it was nice to see him, but no […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Post-conference notes

Before General Conference starts, I always wonder how I’m going to make it through. By the time it is done, I can’t believe how fast it has gone by. There were several talks that I really enjoyed, and lots to think about it. Here are a few random notes/thoughts: President Monson is a great story […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Sunday Afternoon General Session

Well, here we go into the last session of conference. It has been good so far. I haven’t started to fall asleep even once 🙂 Between these two sessions on Sunday, we watched several of the Mormon Messages that the Church has put out. I highly recommend The Sting of the Scorpion and Watch Your Step. […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Sunday Morning General Session

The Sunday morning of Genetal Conference is awesome. I’m in the Eastern time zone, so conference doesn’t start until noon. We have all morning to relax. We went for a walk in the rain, watched part of Pocahontas, and then had the Music and the Spoken Word broadcast on. We’re all set now for the […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Priesthood Session

Between the afternoon session and the priesthood session, my father, my brother-in-law, and I went out for dinner together. I ate so much Chinese food I thought I was going to burst! Not a good idea when you have to sit down for two hours. Even after eating for an hour and a half, we […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Saturday Afternoon General Session

I gave myself a haircut, shaved, and had a shower between the sessions. I’m now refreshed for the next session 🙂 President Dieter F Uchtdorf conducted A Primary choir provided the music The choir sang a song I didn’t catch the name of and I Thank Thee, Dear Father Elder Won Yong Ko offered the […]

181st Semiannual General Conference – Saturday Morning General Session

I helped a woman in the ward move this morning, and I got back just before noon… just in time to setup the laptop and get everything working on the TV. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir opened the conference by singing The Morning Breaks President Henry B Eyring conducted. The choir sang With Songs of Praise […]

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