Category Archives: Mission

40 Years Commemorating the Revelation on the Priesthood given 8 June 1978

On 8 June 1978, I was attending BYU when the news of the revelation on the Priesthood reached the airwaves.  The excitement on campus was explosive!  I stood in line at a pay phone in the Harold B. Lee Library, … Continue reading

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The Bamako Mali Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized 9 July 2017!

The first LDS Branch in Mali was organized today in Bamako! A second group was organized near Ouelessebougou in the village of Farako. My friends in Mali rejoice today. I rejoice with them! On May 23, Elder Bednar visited Ouelessebougou … Continue reading

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The Greatest of all the Commandments

I recently met with a young missionary who told me an incredible story.  I can’t stop thinking about the experience he shared with me.  As we visited during our interviews, he told me he had looked forward his entire life … Continue reading

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The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Christ

Today is the anniversary of the printing of the first copies of the Book of Mormon! Here is some interesting information about the Book of Mormon: The Condensed Book of Mormon, In 15 Verses This list was obtained from a blog … Continue reading

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Short Easter Videos You’ll Enjoy Watching

Here are a couple of links you’ll really enjoy looking at for this Easter season.  We shared these tonight with a family we went to teach.  What a beautiful message they share!  Please enjoy! https://www.lds.org/media-library/video/2015-04-1010-he-lives-celebrate-easter-because-jesus-christ-lives?lang=eng http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865649956/LDS-Easter-videos-celebrate-Christ-with-virtual-Mormon-Tabernacle-Choir-singing-Hallelujah-Chorus.html?pg=all

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Beautiful Laundry

I’ve just done a few batches of laundry for a faithful missionary who needed a washing machine this week.  As I folded his baptismal pants, P-Day clothes, socks and other items, my heart swelled with love for him and for … Continue reading

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A Full Heart

I take a lot of pictures every day to document our missionary life in the Washington Yakima Mission.  I love taking pictures of happy missionaries.  At the end of every day I come home and download the photos from my … Continue reading

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