Author Archive: Grace Fields McIntyre

How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon

This is one of my favorite videos. It portrays the origin and coming forth of the Book of Mormon and how 19-century Parley P. Pratt and 20th-century Vincenzo di Francesca developed testimonies of the book. Vincenzo Di Francesca (23 September 1888 – 18 November 1966) was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day …

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Why It Will All Work Out

This is an article published by LDS.org Blog Staff, May 1, 2017. Wars. Rumors of wars. Injustice. Hate. Poverty. Turmoil in our families. Shifting morals in society. An ever-present sense of darkness. There’s a lot to be afraid of in this world that seems to get darker and more complicated each day. And while we shouldn’t minimize …

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Pioneer

From Nauvoo, Illinois to the Salt Lake Valley was a 1,297-mile trek. “We each can learn much from the early pioneers, whose struggles and heartaches were met with resolute courage and an abiding faith in a living God. I think that there is not a member of this Church today who has not been touched …

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Remembering Mother

Mother, when she was 22 years old. The little family was living in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. It is quiet this morning as I sit at my computer, listening to the birds and watching the leaves fall from the trees. It is that time of year again when the temperature is beginning to drop. It …

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Remembering Grandma

1896-1993 I remember seeing Grandma wearing her bonnet with hoe in hand, working tirelessly in her garden. It was like watching a magnificent work of art. She enjoyed planting, hoeing, weeding, and harvesting. She had a garden until she was in her early 90’s. She also had several fields of alfalfa and feed corn for …

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The Standard of Truth

I just heard a preacher in Nevada who preaches his anti-Mormon rhetoric to people on the street outside the LDS Temple grounds. One of the things he disputed was personal revelation. He believes that EVERYTHING is proven with the Bible. Some years ago I spent two years in China. One night we were out walking around …

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A Son Named Timothy

My sister had six boys, so I wanted to have all girls. My first two were girls, sweet angelic little girls. With news that there would be a third addition I just knew I would have another girl. Surprise! A beautiful baby boy. A lady stopped me on the street one day and asked if she …

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Brigham Young – A Seeker Of Truth

HE SEARCHED for SPIRITUAL FULFILLMENT Brigham once said: “Priests had urged me to pray before I was eight years old. On this subject I had but one prevailing feeling in my mind: Lord, preserve me until I am old enough to have sound judgment, and a discreet mind ripened upon a good solid foundation of …

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Stay in the Boat – MMM

Stay in the Boat One of the teachings that emerged from our last General Conference was the simple idea, “Stay in the Boat.” Elder M. Russell Ballard used this idea in his memorable talk. Here is an excerpt: “Recently, a friend of mine took his son on a trip down the Colorado River through Cataract …

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Are Mormons Christian?

Young Women, leaders and some parents from the Oslo, Norway Stake visit Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Article previously found on LDS.org Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints unequivocally affirm themselves to be Christians. They worship God the Eternal Father in the name of Jesus Christ. When asked what the …

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