Some of the best things to put under your tree this year are gifts of memory and family heritage. Here is an example.
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Latter-day Saints don’t always seem to know what to do with Halloween. Many are uncomfortable with some of the ghoulish, eerie, or even demonic elements of the season. Even I, an avid fan of the season, can see where there is a void waiting to be filled. And it can filled with a celebration of family history thanks to Dia de Muertos—the Day of the Dead.
Family history is a powerful catalyst for uniting not just families, but entire communities. Learning about your ancestors can make you more resilient in the face of challenges and setbacks. October is family history month. Here's how you can celebrate.
FamilySearch has redesigned its person page to be more readable and interactive. It also has new tab that can help you make quick discoveries about your ancestor. The About tab, located near the top of the page, is something like a get-to-know-you page for your ancestor.
During the pandemic, I wrote in my journal more than in the past several years – it was great. When life started going back to more normal times, I found I did less of the things I had found time to do. So now, I have to be more directed to accomplish those goals.