Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the first thing someone learned about the church is how you love it? Please help me write a poem with this title. Maybe this could be a Family Home Evening topic? Elder Steven E. Snow spoke at our Stake Conference and he asked us to ponder how we would end [Read More…]
Friendship is something every person needs. Friendships develop naturally as a byproduct of righteous living. You can’t be truly charitable without making friends. You can’t magnify your calling without making friends. The teachers with the most impact are those who are friends with their class. And an oft used piece of advice is to not [Read More…]
We’ve been counseled to strengthen our families and marriages, and one of the best (and, I would say, necessary) ways to do that is to have a weekly date. It doesn’t have to always be on the same night, but it’s helpful to pencil in one night each week on your calendars ahead of time; [Read More…]
What is the difference between a marriage covenant and a marriage contract? And why is the distinction important? A covenant is, indeed, an oath and an agreement, but its purpose is not the satisfaction of ‘needs’ or the self-interested exchange of goods. It is a commitment to completely dedicate ourselves to serve the Other. …The [Read More…]
When someone dies, their family is flooded with meals and flowers. But when a couple divorces, people can turn away out of discomfort because they don’t know what to say. If you’ve gone through a divorce, what did others do to help–or hinder–your healing? How can all of us better mourn with those who mourn [Read More…]
From Lisa Rumsey Harris, who teaches honors writing part-time at BYU, comes this personal essay about the redeeming power of her husband’s love. My husband formally asked my father for permission to marry me while they were sitting in the cab of 1979 Brown Ford Explorer. Basically, in that truck, my father took out all of [Read More…]
yourLDSneighborhood News for Friday, 7 October, 2011 The Wilting Rose of Office Romance by Cindy (C.L.) Beck What are the rules for office romance? Are there any rules? Do we get involved when this happens at the workplace? Do we stay clear? Read Cindy’s take on this subject, and then let us know [Read More…]
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Welcome to the Neighborhood News In our Personal Touch with Rebecca Cressman segment, she interviews Sheralyn Pratt. Sheralyn Pratt graduated from the University of Utah in Communications. She’s best known for creating the private investigator book series featuring the young, fearless, and slightly impulsive California character, Rhea Jensen.
We offer an article by Annette Lyon, tips for a healthy marriage and music.