Lena – The first week.

It amazes me how much you forget about having a newborn. With our other kids walking talking and dressing themselves, I realize how precious a newborn is. I find myself watching her and wondering what she is thinking about. What does she dream? Does she smell? That place in my heart grows each day as […]

Introducing Marlena Marjorie Briggs

It is with a heart full of pure joy that I announce the birth of our newest child, Marlena Marjorie Briggs. Marlena was born at 2:10 pm on Friday September 12th, 2014. She weighed 7 lbs 4 oz and was 20″ long. Kari is sure that we have gone back in time and are looking […]

Two School Kids and a Little Baby!

It is going to be a big month for us. This week, well at least for the next three days, we have all of our kids in school. On friday we will have our sweet new baby Girl. I can hardly sleep with the anticipation. I find it hard to concentrate at work, and my […]

The Benefits of Prayer and Fasting

As I go through my lesson plans and through my own personal study I notice more and more the act of fasting to be an important part of all spiritual activities. As a kid I could not understand the practice of fasting. I didn’t understand fast offerings. For those of you that read this, fast offering […]

¿¿Fight for 15??

With all the talk of “Fight for 15” I am amazed at the short-sightedness of some people, I know that you may not agree but we are all welcome to our own opinions………