Author Archive: Grace Fields McIntyre

Elder Uchtdorf Responds to Questions About No Longer Being a Counselor in the First Presidency

This information was originally found on LDSLiving, by Danielle B. Wagner Jan 18, 2018. On Wednesday evening, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf responded publicly on Facebook addressing questions and concerns Church members raised regarding him no longer being a counselor in the First Presidency: In the last couple of days, I have seen countless comments on …

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6 Things We’ll Never Forget from Elder Uchtdorf’s Time in the First Presidency.

This information was originally found at LDSLiving, by LDS Living Staff Jan 17, 2018 Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf has been a beloved member of the First Presidency for the past 10 years. In gratitude for his remarkable service, we’d like to highlight a few of our favorite ways he magnified his calling and blessed the …

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HOME – Where is Home?

Hebrews 11:1 For he looked for a city which hath foundations, whose builder and maker is God. I was born in Kentucky but lived most of my life in Maryland. I’ve lived in many places such as Ohio, Texas, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, California. I have also lived outside the states in China and South …

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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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