The Parable of the Donated Clothes


The Parable Mary's husband was unexpectedly deployed to Iraq. With six children ranging from 2 to 11 years old, her ward stepped in to help her out as much as possible in her

The Parable of the Donated Clothes2018-09-17T21:52:13-08:00

On Being Made Whole


Reach for the Savior The other day just after closing my "official" morning prayer, my gaze lifted to this picture on my dresser. It's by the talented Liz Lemon Swindle. In it, we

On Being Made Whole2017-08-16T20:44:13-08:00

The Voice of the Shepherd


Different Voices There are a lot of different voices we have the option of listening to. Some are loud, others soft. There are words of truth, or "alternate facts." There is no shortage

The Voice of the Shepherd2017-07-17T21:58:07-08:00

Practice Makes Permanent


Quantity of Rehearsals vs. Performance Our stake had a Fourth of July program last week. One of the numbers was a difficult a capella arrangement of "Homeward Bound." (The arrangement we did was

Practice Makes Permanent2017-07-08T12:21:14-08:00

Happy “Independence” Day


Fourth of July July 4 is the day the United States of America celebrates its independence as its own country. There will be barbecues, parades and flag raising ceremonies. As the heat of

Happy “Independence” Day2017-07-03T19:53:03-08:00

Attack of the ‘Bots


The Missing Day For those of you keeping score at home, you noticed that for the first time since Added Upon launched in 2017, there was not a blog entry on a Tuesday.

Attack of the ‘Bots2017-06-13T21:26:43-08:00