Archives for November 2013


In many different religious denominations (including mine) the adults in the congregation often refer to each other as “brother” or “sister.” It makes sense to me. Romans 8:16 says: “The spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit that we are the children of God.”  Being that we are all God’s children, all of us are […]

A Lifetime Of Gratitude…

THEN I’ll Be Happy

Several months ago when I was at the store with my kids, my five-year old son locked his sights on the new Iron Man mask. The one we already had (which is currently at the bottom of the toy box) is now completely obsolete. CLEARLY we needed the “new and improved” with the little plastic […]

I Don’t Think So !!

One afternoon several months ago as our family was chatting and making evening preparations, the conversation turned to the topic of how to handle situations where people don’t treat you very kindly. I related to them an experience from my school days where the basketball coach invited me to be on the school team. I […]

Selfless Giving: The Universal Communication

A few weeks ago, after dropping my eldest daughter off at the church for her early-morning Seminary class, I had the strongest feeling to stop at the grocery store to get a couple things I knew I needed, but would not have time to get later on that the day. As I walked out of […]

Houston Area Scout Camporee Celebrates 100 Years Of Church Scouting

To celebrate the partnership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with the Boy Scouts of America, Mormon troops in the Sam Houston Area Council hosted a regional weekend camporee, one of the largest attended in its history, at Camp Bovay in Navasota, Texas.

Where Do We Go From Here?

This week my husband’s Grandma passed away at the age of 95. We have lived down the street from her for the past 11 years, so I had the great privilege of getting to know her well. She was my good friend—and FUNNY. I’d call her up and ask her how she was doing and […]

BYU Football Squad Connects With Local Fans – Epic Contest With University of Houston

A crowd of over one thousand from all over the Houston area filled the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Bering Drive in Houston Friday night to hear and meet some thirty members of the BYU football team, in town for Saturday’s game against the University of Houston, marking the first-ever meeting of […]