Gaining a testimony of the Prophet

This is for a talk I gave today in the Belen Ward, Los Lunas Stake. I tried something a little different. Instead of writing everything out and reading the talk, I wrote short sentences and just used them as a guide. It worked out okay I guess, although lacked polish, and, unfortunately is very incomplete … Continue reading Gaining a testimony of the Prophet


New Calling

Today I was sustained as a member of the High Council in the Los Lunas Stake, here in New Mexico. Brother Hamilton from our ward, a High Councilman himself, presented my name before the congregation during our Sacrament meeting. Thus begins a new chapter in my church life. I just hope I'm up to the … Continue reading New Calling

Sacrament Meeting Talks, “What did the Prophet say?” and “Ministering to the one”

Our turn to give talks came up again. Brother Esquerra originally asked me to base my talk on a talk by Pres. Dieter Uchtdorf from the Oct 2017 General Conference, titled "3 Sisters", which was an excellent talk on the topic of discipleship that featured 3 sisters, named, Sad, Mad, and Glad. However, after Conference, … Continue reading Sacrament Meeting Talks, “What did the Prophet say?” and “Ministering to the one”

An historic General Conference (April 2018)

Yesterday (Saturday), we managed to watch all 3 sessions of General Conference, despite having to also clean the chapel in the morning, prepare food for Brother Mora's funeral, and attend the funeral and meal afterwards. The first session was a "Solemn Assembly" where we sustained our new Prophet - Russell M. Nelson, and 2 new … Continue reading An historic General Conference (April 2018)