Today is the first day of Fall. After living in Florida for the past 5 years, I have come to realize that September and October still mean hot and humid weather and swimming for us, while I can only remember wistfully the beautiful changing leaves in the Utah canyons. But wherever we live, October will . . . → Read More: Learning about the First Presidency
“It is when children are young that parents must be innovative in helping them develop good habits regarding conference participation. As our children are given opportunities to observe and learn the role of these special witnesses, they will receive a spiritual confirmation of the sacred calling of their Church leaders, and they will feel a . . . → Read More: Teaching our children to love the prophets (and getting ready for conference)
This General Conference Weekend has really crept up on me, I can’t believe how fast the month of September has flown by. Actually, the six months since the last session of General Conference have flown by–our baby was just 2 days old then, and now he is sprouting 2 teeth!
Sadly, with a husband out . . . → Read More: General Conference Links
“Decide now to make general conference a priority in your life. Decide to listen carefully and follow the teachings that are given. Listen to or read the talks more than once to better understand and follow the counsel” (source). One of the greatest blessings of being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of . . . → Read More: My favorite resources for a General Conference weekend
Some timely counsel by President Gordon B. Hinckley: “I invite you to listen, listen if you will by the power of the Spirit, to the speakers who will address you [in General Conference]. If you will do so, I do not hesitate to promise that you will be uplifted, your resolution to do what is . . . → Read More: Preparing for General Conference (with children in mind)
Viewing General Conference is a different experience now that I have young children in my home. I feel very fortunate to be able to see and hear the words of the living prophet in my home (hooray for BYU-TV). But if I expect to be able to actually listen to any of the conference proceedings . . . → Read More: Preparing for General Conference–With Children
Our family is enjoying General Conference this weekend. What a blessing it is to be able to hear the inspired words of a living prophet and living apostles.
To keep things a little more calm and focused on Conference and things of the Spirit, I put together a packet of activities for the Ant Bug . . . → Read More: General Conference Activity Packets