In Secular France, What Did the Media Think of the Paris Temple? | Meridian Magazine

“The difficulty in France is that nobody wants to follow an institutional religion. Religion is viewed with suspicion.” Other institutions want no connection

Source: In Secular France, What Did the Media Think of the Paris Temple? | Meridian Magazine

Christmas Lights on Temple Square

Temple Square has been lit up for the Christmas Season and millions of lights have been used in the display.  I particularly like the way people have been made an essential part of this little video.

Have you put up your Christmas Tree yet? One of my daughters already has her’s beautifully decorated and lit…mine is scheduled to go up next weekend…but sadly it won’t have millions of lights!

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We’re delighted to be able to welcome two well-known guests to the Irvine Ward Journal. Stake Ward History Specialists, Scott and Maureen, have prepared a post for us, which I’m sure you will enjoy.

As Stake Church History Specialists we are to encourage members to keep a journal

“The Prophet Joseph Smith began keeping a personal record a month before he turned 27. His first journal, a small volume that documents November of 1832 through December of 1834 in a little over a hundred pages, is one of the priceless treasures preserved in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Continue reading 99 Words