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December 19, 2018

How Elaine S. Dalton Learned that Christmas “Presence” Matters More Than Gifts

Elaine had passed the jewelry store for weeks, admiring the little silver bell with a diamond clapper that hung on a chain in the window. Her family was not wealthy and could not afford such an extravagant gift, but that necklace was the present she wanted most for Christmas.

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8 Things I Do for my Health Daily

One close friend asked me recently, “Scot, you’ve been through these heart episodes, you have Type 2 diabetes, you have been challenged with neuropathy and other obstacles. What do you do to keep the pace that you keep? How do you do it all?” In this very brief article I will share with you eight things I always do for my health—My eight secrets (but I’m perfectly willing to share)—all in trying to answer the question of my close friend.

Christmas Eve through a Shepherd’s Eyes

What would it have been like to have been an eyewitness of the Savior’s birth? What would the shepherds have seen and experienced? Through the eyes of Joshua, a fictional shepherd in The Shepherd’s Song, this first-person narrative attempts to describe the extraordinary events that took place that first Christmas eve.

Lessons from the Restoration: When a Drunk Missourian Interrupted the Prophet’s Christmas Party

On Christmas day, 1843, a large party assembled at the Prophet's home, spending the time in music and a social visit. During the festivities a man with long shaggy hair, apparently drunk, came in and was taken for a Missourian. A scuffle ensued and the Prophet beheld the stranger's face.

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8 Things I Do for my Health Daily

One close friend asked me recently, “Scot, you’ve been through these heart episodes, you have Type 2 diabetes, you have been challenged with neuropathy and other obstacles. What do you do to keep the pace that you keep? How do you do it all?” In this very brief article I will share with you eight things I always do for my health—My eight secrets (but I’m perfectly willing to share)—all in trying to answer the question of my close friend.

Christmas Eve through a Shepherd’s Eyes

What would it have been like to have been an eyewitness of the Savior’s birth? What would the shepherds have seen and experienced? Through the eyes of Joshua, a fictional shepherd in The Shepherd’s Song, this first-person narrative attempts to describe the extraordinary events that took place that first Christmas eve.

Lessons from the Restoration: When a Drunk Missourian Interrupted the Prophet’s Christmas Party

On Christmas day, 1843, a large party assembled at the Prophet's home, spending the time in music and a social visit. During the festivities a man with long shaggy hair, apparently drunk, came in and was taken for a Missourian. A scuffle ensued and the Prophet beheld the stranger's face.

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