Faith as a mustard seed

When I was about ten years old, I had a small glass locket with a mustard seed in it. I can’t remember where I got it, but I was fascinated by it. I knew it had something to do with faith ....more

Potpourri that lasts 50 years

In 1976 I made a batch of potpourri that was supposed to last 50 years. I still have it. And it smells great ....more

Choosing a spouse

It’s probably the most important decision you’ll make in this life — who you marry. It’s not that easy. I have four sons and one daughter ....more

Antibiotics for preppers

There’s a part of me that wants to live off the grid. And I’m not a camper. I like the comforts of power, water, and gas ....more

Who administers to who?

I think I understand why it is so difficult to communicate with God. Down here on planet earth — the telestial world — I am left with the Holy Ghost or Holy Spirit to relay all communications between me and God. That’s the nature of this sphere ....more

Does divining for water work?

I noticed a movie with Russell Crowe called The Water Diviner, and I thought about gift of the rod. In the 1830s, many people believed that they could use divining rods to help them find water or treasure. Oliver Cowdery believed in and used a divining rod ....more


I think I need some vitameatavegamin. Just got home from a long road trip. The post Vitameatavegamin appeared first on Eve Out of the Garden ....more

“If I were to tell you all”

I’ve always heard that Joseph Smith knew more about the kingdom of God than he could share. Because if he did, people in the church would want to kill him. Sound absurd? ...more

The Awful Truth

The Awful Truth is a classic 1937 movie starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. They team up in this comedy as husband and wife, about to get a divorce that neither of them really wants. Because the awful truth is that they still love each other ....more

Two funny ways God answered me

I think God answered me on my iphone. I know this sounds funny, but God does have a sense of humor. I woke up this Sabbath morning wanting more — more peace from the Lord ....more