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LDS Women at the United Nations March, 2015

LDS women hosted a Monday night event titled “Women & Girls: Across the Generations” to a standing-room only crowd in the Church Center of the United Nations (CCUN). “We’ve never had this kind of turnout,” says Kelli Franzen-Houghton of United Families International. “In all the years we’ve been hosting our parallel events, it has never gone… Continue Reading

Hearts Turning to the Children

My friend Lani Axman (see previous post about her) has been a major force to share the message of the castaways.  Thank you Lani for spreading the word–it takes courage and you have it girlfriend.  This article is written by my soul sister Lani and on her website at TheGiftofGivingLife.com   January 13, 2015 in… Continue Reading

He Is a God of Miracles and Blessings

Actress and director Angelina Jolie is not known as a praying woman. Recently, due to a severe storm she, as director, was in danger of failing to complete the final scene of the inspiring film, Unbroken. With no relief in sight, it is reported that Angelina suddenly dropped to her knees in front of the… Continue Reading

Joyful News!

Did you know we have a Spanish edition of The Castaways? It will be available on Kindle in the next few months. I’ve had the manuscript for a while and a couple of years ago a friend of mine, I’ll call her Maria, asked me if I had a Spanish edition because her teenage daughter… Continue Reading

15th Anniversary Edition of The Castaways

Soon we will be announcing the availability of a significant and important new book, a 15th Anniversary Edition of The Castaways: Real-life Accounts of Aborted Souls, updated in collaboration with attorney E. Douglas Clark, Director of UN Affairs for the World Congress of Families sponsored by the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society and author… Continue Reading

I Told God No! from Debbie Redford

This is one of my favorite stories.  I shared this story when Brent and I spoke at the International Association of Near Death Studies Annual Conference in Scottsdale last month. I experienced a great deal of abuse of all kinds in my childhood. During a violent assault when I was five years old, the emotion… Continue Reading

A Wyoming Physician has a near death experience

Life after life? This Wyoming surgeon says she believes By Joseph Walker , Deseret News Published: Saturday, May 19 2012 5:00 a.m. MDT Mary C. Neal, a Wyoming surgeon, has a more spiritual view of life after a near-death experience following an accident while kayaking in 1999. (Family photo, Credit) JACKSON, WYO. — The way… Continue Reading

New story from Idaho

  A few days ago I  received a phone call from a gentleman by the name of  Joseph Grammer who shared a story with me concerning one of his granddaughters, Katie and her future baby brother, Wilson. Every once and awhile my son and his wife would find little Katie (their first child) playing in… Continue Reading