Arie Van De Graaff’s art is featured regularly in both The Friend and The New Era. He has also published four books: Mormon Life, The Puzzle Book for LDS Kids, The A-MAZE-ing Book of Mormon, and Now That I am Baptized: A Puzzle Book for LDS Kids. Additionally, his work appears weekly in the margins of his personal Sacrament Meeting program. When he is not doodling, Arie loves spending time with his wife and four children.Visit Arie’s blog at mormoncartoonist.com for more of his insights into “a peculiar people.”
Just like mother used to make.
It was worth a try.
Never were there such devoted sisters.
Actually the book of revelations might be a step up.
Going with whatever songs are in your repertoire.
There's a new white whale.
A little clarification.
Lengthen your stride, not your belt!
Racers, start your engines!
You'll marvel over what happens next.
Was it forgive and forget? Or forget to forgive?
Some people have it all figured out.
That's one version of the golden rule.
We've got some real hecklers out there tonight.
Why the gig was cancelled.
And you thought you were hungry by dinnertime.
So that's what that word means.
Depends on what you mean by "uplifting"
That may not fly in court.
If at first you don't succeed...
That's one way of looking at it.
Last day of the month, but someone's got you covered.
They're suddenly less charming from this perspective.
Weighing the pros and cons of a new calling.
Taking church ball to the next level.
Now, that's the spirit!
The real concern.
Finally someone with answers.
When sacrament meeting runs a little overtime...
Some people just take things too literally.
The admonition to be "poor in spirit" may leave someone…
Procrastinating what you preach.
when it just gets to be too much.
Mormons often do have their own language.
How we can feel the spirit.
Preparing for a mission.
A polliwog song.
A safe storage place.
Maybe in neon, too?
A repeat customer.
A new technique to get the job done.
Who is the expert that can pass off this merit…
He just loves his mission prep!
Open computer. Get ready. Get set. Go.
Oh what a difference one little letter makes!
Doing it together
Hope this works!
It's only logical.
Like, what are you talking about?
When an Arnold Friberg Nephite meets a Minerva Teichert Nephite.
Choose the right!
Doesn't all missionary work involve ice cream?
Feel the inspiration...
It ain't easy being green!
Love thy neighbor!
"Ye shall never thirst."
That was "ox in the mire, not socks in the…
Found at the end of a missionary's rainbow.
That's a Judge in Israel, not the gym.
Joshua's Brass Band: Last Showing at Club Jericho!
Could anything be worse?
I said the ward newsletter, not the city paper!
The best of intentions.
Now that is one bad apple!
What you don't want to hear on Fast Sunday!
You sure know how to cheer up a girl, don't…
"It's a good thing the opposing team wasn't there to…
The measuring stick of Joseph.
A new twist on an old "tail."
What panic looks like.
Hands up everybody.
Payment in kind.
Thankful this angel can blow his horn.
A scriptural mixup.
Follow the leader.
Piles of tradition.
What other church so deftly provides it?
So many flavors to choose from.
Open at your own risk.
Forever for some people is longer than for others.
Is it possible to be too comfortable in a new…
Not all messages received through miraculous means are sacred.
Why is this weekend different from all the rest?
Some things are worse than death.
Now that's connectivity.
Can't live without it.
Now here's a proposal.
A little droopy.
Have I got a deal for you.
Being a member of the elders' quorum is a moving…
Let the zzzz's begin.
Is this what they meant?
Family history was never so easy.
Putting the responsibility where it lies.
Shhh. Don't tell.
You can tell if it's gone too far.
A deep message from the Book of Mormon.
Kids say the darndest things.
Sign ups are booming!
Will this do?
Can't live without it.
Combining some activities may not work.
Comfortable attire begins here.
Advice for ward basketball players.
A world of choice.
The title says it all.
Rising to the level of your potential.
The speaker line-up at Church is unusual today.
If you believe this one....
A class of its own.
Here is a Primary purpose.
Some new meanings afloat.
Meridian welcomes a new cartoonist to make us smile.