In his talk, Elder S. Mark Palmer Of the Seventy, told the tragic story of his sister’s death by drowning when she was only 17 months old. Naturally, this had a profound effect on his parents. As a parent myself, I can imagine how awful that would be. Elder Palmer said “Dad wrote years later … Continue reading My talk in the New Castle Ward Sacrament Meeting
Our time in the George's home, here in Tumwater, seems to be going a little too quickly. We're at the 2 1/2 month mark already -- nearly a quarter of our way through the year that we can stay here. I've already had someone ask me "what's next?" and indeed it is time already to … Continue reading Turning Point?
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”
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)