In-line with the In-laws

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yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 4 November, 2011 To Become Like Ruth by Cindy Beck Two men are sitting on a park bench. One says to his buddy, “My mother-in-law is an angel.” His friend replies, “You’re lucky.  Mine is still alive.”   When dating my husband, I assumed that jokes like that were a comedian’s stock-in-trade and [Read More…]

Artful Friday

Welcome to the Neighborhood News To see the Summer Sky Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie – True Poems flee.~Emily Dickinson http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ Ahhh. The beautiful days of summer are getting shorter. School starts in a few days and days of going to the pool are in the past, until next year.

Fun Times

Welcome to the Neighborhood News Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live Anonymous                        http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ A few weeks ago we spent a week in Alaska, as part of a cruise. In one of our excursions our guide gave us some advice that I’d like to share with you here.

Making Plans

Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ Sometimes on a Friday, I just like to share a folk tale. This one is from ancient China, and it’s called Mend the Fold After the Sheep are Lost. (Shouldn’t it be ‘before’ they’re lost? I’m just saying).

Try and Try Again

Welcome to the Neighborhood News http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ Success: Definition 1. achievement of intention: the achievement of something planned or attempted 2. attainment of fame, wealth, or power: impressive achievement, especially the attainment of fame, wealth, or power 3. something that turns out well: something that turns out as planned or intended

Get Creative

Welcome to the Neighborhood News “Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.” ~ Mary Lou Cook http://www.thinkstockphotos.com/ I’ve heard ‘she’s so creative’ many times. Other times someone would say ‘I don’t have a creative bone in my body.’ Creativity is a driving force in some of us. Why more [Read More…]

Offering Comfort

Welcome to the Neighborhood News “For when a man speaketh by the power of the Holy Ghost the power of the Holy Ghost carrieth it unto the hearts of the children of men” 2 Nephi 33:1   We sometimes wonder how it feels to really ‘hear’ the voice of the Holy Ghost. Have you felt [Read More…]