Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Hope of God's Light

After watching the world's reaction to Robin Williams' death, this video has taken on a new meaning to me.  It is worth the time to watch this short video clip.
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I am so happy that Kristine is sharing this message of hope and peace as she is serving her mission in Portland, Oregon.  Keep up the good work, Sister Magnusson

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Richard Elliott and The Orchestra at Temple Square Plays: Hot Pipes

I enjoyed watching the 2014 Pioneer Day Concert via the Internet.  As I watched it, I really enjoyed listening to Richard Elliot and The Orchestra at Temple Square play Hot Pipes.
  You can see the whole concert by clicking here.  
Hot Pipes starts at 48 minutes

If you were impressed with Richard Elliott's organ playing skills, you can  read an article about him by clicking here.


  • Richard Elliott joined the Church in his early twenties in 1980.
  • In 1991 he became a full-time Tabernacle organist.
  • In 2008 a potentially career-threatening arm injury led him to develop the footwork for which he is becoming known.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Words of Advice from Señor Magnusson

For the past 13 years, Scott has given the same instructions to the audience at the Gladstone High School's graduation ceremony.  His words have always been received with the same reaction.  Watch the clip from this year's graduation to see what their reaction has been:

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