Author: Ellen

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A Bit of Hope for the New Year

I have a confession to make. I have been rather grinchy. I am not proud of this. It seems that I’ve been in a bad mood for over a year now. It has been...

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Thank You For Being A Friend

As I make lists and shop and chop and bake in preparation for my favorite holiday tomorrow, I also give thanks. The recent loss of a dear friend has helped me refocus on the...

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Too Little, Too Late

Did any of you notice a news story last month? The one about Saudi Arabia finally allowing women to drive? As in cars. Well, in June 2018, Saudi women will be allowed to drive...

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“And ye visited me”

Most women in the church have participated in the visiting teaching program. As a teacher or as a teachee, most of us have had some experiences with it. I have had seasons when i...

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V.I.P.s in the Kingdom?

…Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons. Acts 10:34 Central to our beliefs is that each of us is a child of god. I mean, we have been singing...

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Friends

Camille Pissaro, Two Young Peasant Women “I’m so thankful for friendship. It beautifies life so much.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea Joseph Smith said, “Friendship is one of the grand fundamental principles of...

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ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

What do we mean when we use the word doctrine? Is doctrine eternal, unchanging? I have been teaching gospel doctrine for three and a half years now, and that has pushed me to learn...