Segullah Blog Sampler

Kirby Tanks Again [...]
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Hollyhock Dolls By Helen Hinckley My grandmother has the nicest back yard Where hollyhocks fill a big space. Just a bud for a head and a flower for a dress With a toothpick to hold them in place. At times we have made most a dozen nice dolls. We play [...]
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Reading [...]
Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Source KeepAPitchinIn (Ardis Parshall)
Virgin River at dawnWe spent last week on the Oregon Coast. We spent our days playing in the tide pools, exploring lighthouses, flying kites, and eating ice cream. And before the rest of the family rose from their beds, I went for a run on the beach.For many people, a [...]
Mon, Jul 28, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
At A Glance As a young woman, Jamillah Ali-Rashada prayed that Allah would let her live to raise children. In return, she promised that she would serve others for the rest of her life. She’s kept that promise by trying to be a vessel for the Spirit and its guidance. When Jamillah joined [...]
Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)
Title: The PainterAuthor: Peter HellerEnjoyment Rating: ****Source: Library CopyContent Alert: Violence, a sex scene, some strong languageFor the first time in his life, Jim Stegner seems to have found a bit of peace. He grew up rough in a family of loggers in the Pacific Northwest, and found unlikely success [...]
Wed, Jul 02, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
Title: On Loss and Living Onward: Collected Voices for the Grieving and Those Who Would Mourn With ThemAuthor: Melissa Dalton-BradfordEnjoyment Rating: *****Source: Digital CopyWhen it was nearing time for me to leave for college, I started counting the days. As the day of departure grew near, and I got more [...]
Tue, Jul 01, 2014
Source Shelah Books It (Shelah Miner)
I could swear you’ve been here with me before. And before that. June 30, 2011, Singapore You remember? I was sitting on this same chair, tapping on this same laptop, pushed up to this same desk. Around me worked a team of moving men, preparing to ship our life (and file upon file of [...]
Tue, Jul 01, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)
At A Glance Rachel von Niederhausern has always had a passion for humanitarian work, but she wasn’t sure what she would do with an MBA until she realized she was meant to be a social entrepreneur. “I care about social change and I love serving people,” explains Rachel. She has co-founded two non-profit [...]
Fri, Jun 13, 2014
Source Mormon Women Project (Profiles of contemporary LDS Women)
I agree. The cover is elegant. Thank you, designer David Miles. This is post #199. In a couple of days, I’ll give you my final and 200th post. Between now and then, I invite you to order and read this book. :-) On Loss & Living Onward came to be over months of [...]
Wed, Jun 11, 2014
Source Melissa Writes of Passage (Melissa Dalton-Bradford)

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