Segullah Blog Sampler

I’ve tried for months to write a post that shares with you some artwork that I just love. Every time I try to blog about it, I realize how little training or skill I have for critiquing visual art – I either draft something pretentious, or I blubber like a [...]
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Title: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women WorldwideAuthors: Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunnEnjoyment Rating: ****Source: AudibleContent Alert: Readers may be sensitive to descriptions of gynecological procedures and to the sexual slavery described in the bookFirst of all, I want to address those readers who might not [...]
Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
Message of Easter [...]
Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Agricultural College [...]
Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
I don't blame you. But there are some pretty great books in the eight categories this year, and my top pick in each category is a book that I can recommend wholeheartedly. Voters are asked to rank the books from favorite to least favorite, but I think it's a little [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
Title: Rocky RoadAuthor: Josi KilpackEnjoyment Rating: ****Source: Digital CopyThis book would be rated: PGIn Rocky Road, the tenth of Josi Kilpack's culinary mysteries, Sadie Hoffmiller travels to St. George, Utah, for a bachelorette weekend before her upcoming marriage to Pete Cunningham. And while she was expecting a fun getaway with [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
The first time I realized Heavenly Father loved me was when… God was like a neighbor who lived a few houses down the street. I’d go to him when something was broken, come back to collect the repaired problem, wave my hand in unspoken thanks, and speed back home. I didn’t [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)
I agree. The cover is elegant. Thank you, designer David Miles. In one month my second book, On Loss and Living Onward: Collected Voices, will be in your hands. As I write these words, talented lay-out and cover designers David and Maggie are making last-second tweaks, and sending the manuscript off [...]
Thu, Apr 03, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)
We would rather be ruined than changed, We would rather die in our dread Than climb the cross of the moment And let our illusions die. — W. H. Auden Barbie, posing post scoliosis surgery. Mock-up for the full-body cast my mom wore for 9 months. One whiff of isopropyl alcohol, and I am hurtled back [...]
Sat, Mar 22, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)
At A Glance A job loss. A family member’s illness. A cancer diagnosis. All difficult trials, made even more difficult when they all happen at the same time. Olivia Luk and her family faced this unimaginable series of events in 2002. They met their challenges with tears, prayers, and faith—the kind [...]
Thu, Mar 20, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)

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