From time to time, I receive inspirational thoughts, short stories, and humor that brighten my day.  It is with love and hope that your day will be better that I share some of them with you.


  • The Infinite Power of Hope - We may hope and be assured that the ending chapter of our life will greater than we can ever imagine...

  • Look to the Light - Light and darkness cannot occupy the same space at the same time...

  • Thanksgiving Daily - Why we give thanks.

  • The Beauty of Mathematics - Amazing

  • The Joy of Giving - From "Lessons I Learned As A Boy" by Gordon B. Hinckley

  • Create - LDS leader President Dieter F. Uchtdorf invites us to rely on the Spirit and use our divinely inherited ability to create things of substance and beauty.

  • The Power of Forgiveness - A short documentary for the 2010 ESPN Espy awards.  The 2010 Arthur Ashe Award for Courage was presented to Ed Thomas and family of Parkersburg, Iowa.  Filmed by celebrated cinematographer Scott Duncan and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland (Jack Bower himself). 

  • I Know that My Redeemer Lives - YouTube video produced by Seth Adam Smith .... features engraved statues of the Savior put to music.

    The Widow of Zarephath - 1 Kings 17: 9 - 16.  This is a short video produced by the Church that portrays the faith of the Widow of Zaraphath..a faith that members of the Church strongly identify with.

I Am A Child of God - Beautiful short story of an encounter with an elderly gentleman.

A Priceless Portrait - The painting of a wealthy man's son goes for auction.

Making the Right Choices - Speech given by Elder Richard G. Scott - CES Fireside Satellite Broadcast January 13, 2002. This article is linked to the video of Elder Scott delivering this message to the youth of the Church at Brigham Young University. 

Butterfly Kisses - A child's present to her dad softens his heart.

Beyond Death - A thoughtful concept of what lies beyond death's door.

The Cost of A Miracle - The faith of a child provides a miracle for her little brother.


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