Susan Evans McCloud
Recent Articles by Susan Evans McCloud
Published: Friday, May 29, 2015 4:35 pm MDT
Joseph Smith's enemies were constantly hounding him and looking for opportunities to do him harm. A special group of bodyguards was formed: the boys of the city, who were free to wander the streets whistling, w...
Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 1:43 pm MST
Joseph Smith Jr. had five brothers who lived to adulthood. Each made a contribution to the work, and each had a unique relationship with their prophet-brother. What was each one like?
Published: Friday, December 19, 2014 5:28 pm MST
The world overwhelms us with enticements, but the Lord holds out the sweet assurance of true gifts if we will forsake the world and follow him.
Published: Friday, November 21, 2014 4:07 pm MST
Both the Pilgrims and the Mormon pioneers suffered and sacrificed for their faith, remained close to God through all their sufferings and turned to him with praise and thanksgiving when their bountiful, saving ...
Published: Friday, October 31, 2014 3:18 pm MDT
The early Saints used flags and banners both to inspire them, including the huge American flag made when Utah obtained statehood. Joseph Smith was betrayed under protection of a white flag of truce. We live und...
Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:51 pm MDT
Who were the first women to enter the Salt Lake Valley? Why were they chosen? What were they like? When Brigham Young led the first company of 148, these three women were a boon and a blessing.
Published: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 4:10 pm MDT
In May, a spring month filled with hope and promise, some of the most important and challenging experiences took place in the life of the Prophet, from the visit of John the Baptist to administering the endowme...
Published: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 2:26 pm MDT
The beauty of womanhood is in the faces of 8-year-olds to 80-year-olds. Nothing is more rare and lovely than mothers and daughters, loving, supporting each other, bound with all the mothers who went before us, ...
Published: Friday, March 21, 2014 5:30 pm MDT
Time is man's way of measuring mortal life. But it is also ours to control this elusive commodity to serve us, to work for us so that we do not squander what is most precious.
Published: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 5:30 pm MST
New Year's resolutions often lack the power to change or alter our behavior. What of our hearts, the core of what we are and what we want to become? A new heart, a mighty change of heart, empowers us to utilize...