Archive for February, 2014

  • What happens in Mormon temples

    Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

    Last night I attended a high school Ladies Lacrosse meeting with my foreign exchange daughter. The team has a new and enthusiastic coach this year who will do everything in his power to have a successful team. He wants to raise the team to a higher level, to be more competitive, to play harder and […]

  • The Book of Mormon: Why do Mormons have separate scriptures from the Bible?

    Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

    When I was a child I loved to tell my friends that The Book of MormonĀ told the history of the people who lived in America or the Indians. I felt like I knew something they didn’t and that everyone should be excited to read it. That excitement has been tempered by the realities of life […]

  • Eating healthy and portion control

    Saturday, February 15th, 2014

    A few years ago, my husband created these tracking sheets to train us on portion control and what our bodies need each day. I’ve been asked by a few people to share this. We created them from choosemyplate.gov, the Super Tracker program. Create a profile and put in your information and it will calculate how […]

  • Living the Good Life, as a Mormon

    Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

    Monday was my 41st birthday. Where I’m at in my life is directly influenced by my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and by my testimony of Jesus Christ. As Mormons we are free to make choices in our lives and those choices are directed by our culture, our beliefs, and […]

  • Are Mormons allowed to drink tea?

    Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

    We have a new daughter living with us this school year. She’s an exchange student from Switzerland. Last week she got the cold/flu and was miserable. She is not Mormon and asked me about getting some tea from the store because at home that’s what she drinks to help her feel and get better. She […]