In This There Is Safety


yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 27 January, 2012 Stopping Sleepovers by Cami Checketts   Sleepover are the bane of my happy home. My boys request a sleepover every few weeks, usually while the friend or cousin they want to stay with is standing right next to them. Even with the pressure of wanting to be the [Read More…]

An Attitude of Gratitude


yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 30 December, 2011 Grateful for the Glass by Cami Checketts I had been looking down, dealing with the drudgery of sick kids, dirty house, and an intense desire for chocolate (that I was unwisely trying to repress). I realized, for the hundredth time, that focusing on the Savior and turning to [Read More…]

In the Service of Others


yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 9 December, 2011 5 Ways to Become a Super Server by Cami Checketts  Several years ago I got into a nasty tangle with my lawnmower. The greatest lesson I learned through the painful recovery was I could do a better job of serving others, using the ideas given by those who [Read More…]

Modesty, the Color of Virtue


yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 10 October, 2011   What to Wear by Cami Checketts   How do we make decisions on what to wear? How do we plan ahead? Is it important to know who will be there to decide on an outfit? Read this article and let us know how you feel.


Welcome to the Neighborhood News Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. ~ D. Elton Trueblood   We have been told by our leaders to trust in the Lord. How do we do that? We have learned to trust people close to us, people we know. To trust in the Lord takes a [Read More…]

Stop and Smell the Roses

Welcome to the Neighborhood News Happiness is the object and design of our existence.  Joseph Smith Hello there. Are you all ready for the wonderful summer months? Is this something you prepare for every year? Whether you still have kiddos at home, or they’ve all flown the coop, summer brings its own challenges to [Read More…]

Find Balance

Welcome to the Neighborhood News See that all these things are done in wisdom and order; for it is not requisite that a man should run faster than he has strength” (Mosiah 4:27). If we’re pursuing excellence in our lives, we’ll be able to find balance. If we’re too busy doing things perfectly, we’ll [Read More…]

Answers to Prayers


“And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, …but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake: but the LORD was not in the earthquake: And after the earthquake a fire; but the Lord was not in the fire: and after the fire [Read More…]

Count Your Blessings

Welcome to the Neighborhood News March 2008 New Era Magazine, pg. 20 “Behold your little ones” by Robert Barrett When upon life’s billows you are tempest-tossed, When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost, Count your many blessings; name them one by one, And it will surprise you what the Lord has done. Count Your [Read More…]

Personal Touch

Welcome to the Neighborhood News In today’s Personal Touch interview Rebecca Cressman interviews four-time Billboard charting recording artist and award winning pianist, speaker, and author Paul Cardall.