Spoken Word

Music & the Spoken Word: The tree of life A symbolic tree of life — representing a connection between heaven and earth and our longing for the eternal — is one of the things many of the world's religions have in common, shares Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: ‘9/11: Coming Together’ In September 2001, rising above tragedy meant coming together. And for a brief moment, many found that the world could indeed be one in hope and unity, shares Jane Clayson Johnson in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: The labor love There are many possible motivations for labor, but the greatest is love. And the interesting thing about a labor of love is that it leads to more love, shared Lloyd Newell in this week's Music and the Spoken Word with the Tabernacle Choir.
Music & the Spoken Word: Grow in patience and wisdom The key to surviving times of discomfort, or even disaster, is our faith that things will work out in the end. And if things are not working out, then it must not be the end, Lloyd Newell shares in the "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: Of kindness and rabbits If cuddling a rabbit can lower its cholesterol, imagine what can happen if we look around and reach out in simple, loving ways to people around us, shares Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: A step of faith It’s not easy to leave behind what we know and travel into the unknown, but it’s a step we all must take at some point in our lives, Lloyd Newell shares in the "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: Mindfulness matters We have to intentionally create mental space for own thoughts and feelings. So instead of mindlessly reacting to life, we can mindfully respond to it, shares Lloyd Newell in the "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: Remembering Pointe du Hoc In the early hours of D-Day, Rangers scaled the 100-foot sheer cliffs of Pointe du Hoc in France to help liberate Europe. Why did they do it? Lloyd Newell explores in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: The armor of light We will certainly need strength in the future as we have in the past — the strength that comes from looking for the good and holding on to faith, from putting on “the armour of light,” writes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: A lesson on an airplane Strengthening yourself spiritually, emotionally and physically puts you in a better position to offer the help you want to give, shares Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: ‘An opportunity for excellence’ Maybe normal is not what we want anyway, as long as “an opportunity for excellence” is within reach, writes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir on Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: Courage and devotion to duty We honor the history of those who sacrificed when we use what power we have to promote peace and make the world a better place, writes Lloyd Newell in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: The winds of change Those who adjust and use new circumstances to their advantage can reach their desired destination, no matter how the winds blow, Lloyd Newell writes in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word" with the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Music & the Spoken Word: Prayer and work "Prayer and work are so often close companions," Lloyd Newell shares in this week's "Music & the Spoken Word." "We trust that God, in His goodness, will answer our prayers, even while we do all in our power to make good things happen."