Archive for May, 2014

  • Mormons and Modesty or what to wear this summer

    Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

    For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormons, modesty is not being humble about a compliment. Modesty is how we talk about dressing appropriately. I’ve wondered why we call dressing appropriately, modesty. Here’s a definition from google: the quality or state of being unassuming or moderate in the estimation of one’s […]

  • Witnesses of The Book of Mormon

    Monday, May 19th, 2014

    For a while Joseph Smith was the only living person in modern times to see the gold plates which he translated into The Book of Mormon.  Even when Oliver Cowdery and Emma Smith acted as his scribes, the gold plates were hidden by a drape. But then to Joseph’s joy, the Lord told him that three […]

  • I hope they call me on a mission or how we send away our young adults to serve

    Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

    When I student taught in second grade, my mentor teacher told me she thought every young adult should serve out of the country for a while to learn about other countries and how to be selfless. What a great idea. In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we have a program for our […]

  • A secret for teaching a child to read

    Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

    My youngest son is in first grade this year. He could read a bit when he started the school year. Throughout the year,  he’s slowly progressed. He brought home reading passages to practice reading to me. I read to him a lot. We’ve read almost all the Narnia books this year. He read to me […]