Mormon Mentions was full of celebration this week for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lindsey Stirling announced that her “Dancing With the Stars” partner Mark Ballas and wife, BC Jean, will open for her Christmas tour. Marie Osmond is also celebrating her birthday this weekend. On a spiritual note, general auxiliary leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reflected on the talks that were given at general conference.
Sistas in Zion tweeted about their experience attending Music and the Spoken Word.
Violinist Rob Landes joked about a workout session gone wrong this week:
Marie Osmond wished her father, George Osmond, a happy birthday on Twitter. George Osmond was born 100 years ago today and passed away Nov. 6, 2007.
Jimmy Osmond gave a shout out to Marie Osmond, who also celebrates her birthday today.
Merrill Osmond also sent birthday wishes to his sister.
Donny Osmond posted a picture of Las Vegas, asking for continued prayers for those who were affected by the shooting on Oct. 1.
Jimmer Fredette tweeted about BYU’s mascot Cosmo, who was in a dance video that went viral earlier this week.
Lindsey Stirling released her new music video, “Mirage,” earlier this week. The sheet music for the song is available for purchase.
Stirling will also be touring with her “Dancing With the Stars” partner Mark Ballas for her Christmas tour. Together with his wife, BC Jean, is part of an indie duo called "Alexander Jean." The couple will open for Stirling this winter.
Stuart Edge had fun jazzing up Little Caesar’s pizza with a few gourmet ingredients.
Gentri will be performing in Rexburg this weekend.
Elder Dale G. Renlund reflected, in a Facebook post, about the late Elder Robert D. Hales’ devotion to his calling as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
In a recent Facebook post, Elder Cook shared his thoughts about humility and forgiveness.
A Facebook post from the account of President Henry B. Eyring talked about caring for others and being aware of their physical and spiritual needs. “Go to the rescue to your family and neighbors not just now but over a period of time. Be kind. Don’t help just with their physical needs, but help them with their hearts as much as you can,” he said.
A Facebook post on President Russell M. Nelson's account shared the apostle's thoughts on the power of reading The Book of Mormon on a daily basis. “I promise that as you daily immerse yourself in the Book of Mormon, you can be immunized against the evils of the day, including even the gripping plague of pornography and other mind-numbing addictions,” he said.
Elder Neil L. Andersen was the concluding speaker for the October 2017 Semiannual General Conference. In a recent Facebook post, Elder Andersen testified again of the inspired nature of the talks given at conference. This video of President Gordon B. Hinckley also shares similar thoughts.
In a Facebook post, Elder David A. Bednar asked members of the LDS Church to remember that their spiritual priorities are just as important as their daily responsibilities.
In a recent Facebook post, Sister Jane B. Bingham's account spoke of uplifting others. “Take a private moment to reflect on your blessings, and then find ways to share them,” she said.
Sister Carol F. McConkie's Facebook post wrote of her experience reviewing messages from general conference before they are distributed by church magazines. In the post, Sister McConkie stated that each paragraph, word and photograph are carefully reviewed.
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson posed for a photo with her grandson, Ethan, after general conference. During her general conference message, Sister Oscarson spoke about her grandson and how he prays to find someone to serve every day.
During the general women's session of general conference, Sister Neill F. Marriott spoke about drawing closer to the Savior. “Our sins and pride create a breach—or a gap—between us and the font of all love, our Heavenly Father,” she said. “Only the Savior’s Atonement can cleanse us of our sins and close that gap or breach.”
Mormon Mentions was full of celebration this week for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.