Nintendo on Mobile Devices – Good or Bad?

The scene above is an all too frequent occurrence in todays mobile society. Some of our youth are no longer able to function in groups unless they are protected by  a pseudonym, avatar, or anonymous tag. Some are unable to communicate without using hash tags. Having a face to face conversation with a teenager can be tricky if you don’t […]

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 […]

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………