Maybe your New Year’s resolution is to write your personal history to share with your family and leave for future generations. The task, however, can seem daunting. Where do you start? FamilySearch can help with its #52Stories project.
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Elder Christofferson participates in Smithsonian event.
When a family circle is not complete, we can’t feel the connection we need to make us whole. To close this circle and seal the family together is worth every effort that we can make. President Thomas S. Monson said, “My brothers and sisters, temples are more than stone and mortar. They are filled with trials and testimonies. They are sanctified by sacrifice and service.”
Jonathan Scott and Drew Scott, who star in HGTV's “The Property Brothers,” will give RootsTech 2017 attendees unique insights into the role their family has had in their lives. The 6' 5" identical twin brothers will be the Thursday keynote speakers at RootsTech on February 9, 2017.
In doing genealogy, I learn from the examples of my ancestors—I want to be faithful, more benevolent, more steadfast and caring like they were. How did they do it? How did they remain faithful to their beliefs and values while adapting to persecution, new cultures, changing climates, and difficult lifestyles?
Why Elijah? Why was he sent? Clearly he was, and clearly the Lord can assign whomever he wishes, but Elijah is not an obvious choice for several reasons.
Let’s be honest; at one time or another, we’ve all cringed at the words ‘family history’. But here are 25 family history ideas to make it more enjoyable, accessible, and meaningful for you and your family.