Category: Gospel

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An Afternoon with St. Joseph

Occasionally, I borrow a Catholic church. Nothing beats it for retreating to sacred space for five or ten minutes on a busy weekday. I can bound up the steps and enter a sanctuary of...

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Lesson 24: Sharing the Gospel

Due to a combination of lack of time and my own feelings regarding missionary work, this lesson is getting posted pretty late. My apologies… My comments are in italics, my questions are in bold,...

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Jesus wants me for the Primary?

A couple months ago, I was asked to see the bishop, with my husband. I knew what was going to happen. I was a Relief Society teacher, and the Education Counselor had recently moved....

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Jesus Christ was an Immigrant

Following the appearance of the Wise Men in Israel, King Herod decreed that all male children under the age of two must be killed. Prior to this directive, Jesus’ adoptive father, Joseph, had been...

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A Small Epiphany about the Church

(painting by Sue Orchant) I had a minor epiphany a few weeks ago. It’s not like I hadn’t known it before, but this idea rang home anew after a conversation with a friend. The...

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World on Fire

Dora’s post yesterday brought this music video to mind. Even though I’ve watched Sarah McLachlan sing this song dozens of times it never fails to make me a feel a bit teary-eyed. It seems...

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Giving a helping hand

”I want something to do.” This remark being addressed to the world in general, no one in particular felt it their duty to reply; so I repeated it to the smaller world around me,...