Vai Sikahema

Never a Dull moment general conference weekend brings reunion of missionaries, convert

Besides receiving instruction from prophets and apostles, general conference weekend is universally recognized in the LDS Church as a time for mission reunions,... Read more »

April 6, 2012


Frederick Pratt, a gracious Catholic relative of Parley P. Pratt, Mitt Romney

Perhaps it's that strain of independence and courage of conscience in the Pratt DNA that compelled Frederick Pratt to invite my LDS daughter to discuss her faith in... Read more »

March 16, 2012


Vai Sikahema: No one is immune from the dangers of drug addiction

My wife and I were at a girls camp fundraiser dinner for the young women in our LDS ward Saturday night when one of my daughter's friends blurted out, "Oh my gosh,... Read more »

Feb. 17, 2012


Vai's View: Barrett Brooks' success extends well beyond the football field

Barrett Brooks is an imposing man — 6-foot-5, north of 300 pounds. Hands that feel like catchers' mitts. On one of those hands he wears a ring that's roughly the... Read more »

Dec. 30, 2011


Vai's View: Thanksgiving with friends, neighbors and NFL players

One of the great things about living in the east where we don't have any family nearby is that we've created our own network of extended family within our Church... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2011


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