Consider the Lilies

From the missionary blog of President Gary Judd and Sister Julene Judd “Consider the Lilies” was recorded almost twenty years ago by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square. I loved it immediately. The message of gratitude and faith and trusting in God resonated with me, even though I couldn’t actually imagine a flower like that…

Houston Cottage – Serving in Sweet and Personal Ways

The Houston cottage understands and promotes individual worth, especially the worth of girls and women.  This past year the cottage, led by Nikki Brown, has served in very sweet and personal ways. Families transitioning out of homelessness have many challenges.  Working with a local non-profit organization, the Houston cottage members prepared and delivered meals for…

A Single Snowflake

The first Christmas my family spent in our home I was struck by many things: the generosity of a large group of neighbors who had stopped on a nightly walk to help us unload our moving truck, even going so far as to unpack our suitcases and hang our clothes in the closets; the lack…