Sandra Turley » Inspirational Singer, Speaker, Wife and Mom

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  My cousin is a widow. She is too young to be a widow. In the dark hours of the night, her husband’s spirit unexpectedly and quietly left this world. She woke to find his body there but the breath of life, gone. Just a month after her loss, I gathered both my courage and […]

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I am not Mormon. Mormon was an ancient Prophet and historian. I am not him. For those who ask my religious affiliation, if I respond that I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, most likely you look at me with confusion until I add the tag line, “I am […]

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  • Julie - I love this! In my gospel doctrine class a few years ago, the teacher asked: “What is the core of our doctrine, the most central theme of our church from which all other doctrine flows?” A brother responded, “the Book of Mormon.” Then others answered “families” and “service.” I was appalled (and borderline offended), so I immediately blurted out “It’s Jesus Christ!” I’d never before noticed the pervasive identity crisis among members of our church. We belong to Jesus Christ’s church, and He is the central theme from which all church doctrine is derived. We must recognize our own identity before expecting the world to recognize it.

    BTW, you’re a fabulous writer!ReplyCancel

My brain simply does not retain scripture. I can sing hymns to you, but ask me to recite a favorite scripture and I suddenly lose all confidence and wish I could hide behind a curtain. Our brains are wired differently when it comes to retention of God’s scripture. Regardless of our ability, I take comfort […]

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We are abolitionists. As a couple, we support the work of Operation Underground Railroad with all our hearts. O.U.R works tirelessly to save children from the hell that has been thrust upon them in lands all around the globe.  Slavery did not end with Abraham Lincoln.  Sex slavery must be abolished and we all must […]

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I want world peace. And I have a stratagem to secure it. There is ‘ISIS’ in my heart that I must destroy. ISIS is all over the news. A four letter acronym that evokes fear, pain, hatred and war. Like groups before them, they specialize in terrorizing nations and individuals. And yet, the fundamental vices […]

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