Susan Evans McCloud
Recent Articles by Susan Evans McCloud
Published: Friday, December 6, 2013 5:07 pm MST
Two men — who both exerted influence through the words they wrote, the things they said, the experiences they shared — met in New York City and took stock of one another. A delightful encounter!
Published: Friday, October 18, 2013 4:02 pm MDT
Despite the horror of their situations, the fear and uncertainty, the faithful women whose husbands were imprisoned in the early days of the church waited patiently upon the Lord and trusted that he knew what w...
Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 3:45 pm MDT
Break away from the trivial and the discontent it causes. Have courage to be vulnerable, to embrace love and caring. To be a "see'er," to open your heart and therefore discover your self as well.
Published: Friday, August 16, 2013 3:37 pm MDT
With the flourishing of missionaries in the field, the light of truth will dispel darkness, many will be led to the truth and our youth will return to attend temples worldwide, form strong families and be prepa...
Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:26 pm MDT
Ten years to the day after the Saints reached the Salt Lake Valley, an army was sent to subdue them! Brother Brigham stepped into place. He knew how to handle such crises, and he knew he had help and strength b...
Published: Friday, May 31, 2013 5:32 pm MDT
The wonder of spring reminds us of the spiritual nature of beauty. We have a need for beauty. It enhances our spiritual natures and feeds our souls and increases our joy.
Published: Friday, April 12, 2013 4:48 pm MDT
As mortals we need ideals to follow, something greater than ourselves to seek after. The world offers us nothing. Truth is the ideal, and at the center of truth is the Savior. To seek after him is to also find ...
Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 5:22 pm MST
A letter expresses emotion. It is a gift that brings the writer close to us. It is something tangible we can literally hold to our hearts. The power of thought, purpose or emotion in a letter is powerful, impor...
Published: Friday, February 1, 2013 5:12 pm MST
Greatness is a quality of mind, spirit and behavior. In the lives of Ellis Shipp and Eliza Snow we see service, self-sacrifice, faith and obedience as they work to express the best within themselves and do the ...
Published: Friday, December 21, 2012 4:27 pm MST
"Here am I, send me," the Savior said in the pre-existence. Then he lived his whole life doing the will of his Father. So can we — trusting that he knows us and living so he can trust and depend on us.