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“Be Careful What You Wish For” By Joanne Rich

The question I pose to you is, how do you handle the difference between what you wish for and even pray for and what you get? Or perhaps, how do you handle what you wish you were and what you are?

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Circle of Sisters: The Widow’s "Might" (and Strength)

Here are your responses about the challenges of being a widow--one so used to being part of a couple and suddenly sitting alone in Church.

By Joanne Rich
“It isn’t easy being SEEN” or…How do you cope with widowhood?

How do you manage being ‘seen alone’? What are your challenges as a widow? What are some ideas for coping with not having someone beside you, especially in church and social setting? What makes it easier for you to go it alone?

By Joanne Rich
Summer: It’s fun to have fun, but you have to know how!

With this column we begin again our popular Circle of Sisters. Today we ask what are some ideas for having fun with your family (and we share some of our own.)

By Joanne Rich
Back from the Brink

Kathy Kidd shares her feelings about severe illness, being in a coma, and the acts of service shown to her and her husband during the past few months.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Last Thoughts on Raising Righteous Children

Two weeks ago, Leah in Washington wrote in to ask how church members are raising their children in a chaotic world.

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Childrearing in Chaotic Times

What advantages do children have when they grow up with a background in the Church? What are you as parents doing to prepare your children to grow up in a chaotic world?

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Raising Children in a Chaotic World

First, what advantages do children have when they grow up with a background in the Church? Second, what are you as parents doing to prepare your children to grow up in a chaotic world?

By Kathryn H. Kidd
Telling Other People’s Stories

Not many of you wrote in last week, possibly because of being shell-shocked by the election, but there were a few responses. As you can expect, they came down hard on people who violate the privacy of others by telling their stories in a personal forum

By Kathryn H. Kidd
When Journals Go Public

Today’s letter deals with details that are revealed online (via social media) about missionary work. Inspirational stories may seem less inspirational when viewed through the eyes of a person who was being taught by those missionaries.

By Kathryn H. Kidd