Archive for August, 2014

  • The Mormon Culture: Is my book true-to-life?

    Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

    Currently Marti, the main character from my book, Not of This World, is a Mormon or member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her routines and culture are similar to our family’s. My daughter read the first twenty pages of the book and told me that she felt like she was reading […]

  • Are Mormons happy?

    Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

    We should be. This is a topic I’ve thought a lot about and my conclusions are my opinion, not church doctrine.   There are some commandments that if obeyed should make us happier. If we don’t drink, then we won’t become addicted to alcohol or have our license revoked for driving drunk or be responsible […]

  • Attending church weekly

    Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

    This past Sunday I stayed home from church with my son who was sick. I worked on some family history and had him write down a couple of scriptures, but I missed attending church. I missed the association with members of my ward (those in my congregation). I missed feeling the Spirit during sacrament meeting. […]