When Marjorie Pay Hinckley passed away in April 2004, every woman who had ever known her, even merely through reading her books or hearing her speak, felt as if she had lost a friend. Sister Hinckley looked at life with a twinkle in her eye. Her genuine interest in others made them care a little more for each other. Her quiet, constant support of her husband showed what a...more
I thoroughly enjoyed Glimpses into the Life and Heart of Marjorie Pay Hinckley, so I expected this one to be fu...more
I was very amused at their busy pace, as they "were not born to be Saturday golf...more
Reading Letters gave me such a beautiful insight into Sister Hinckley’s life, and helped me realize she’s just as human as me with similar struggles and worries. The first few letters, as she writes Gordon reminded me of similar circumstances in my life as a very young mother.
Now that I...more
-When she attends the dedication of the business administration building at BYU and they use dynamite for the groundbreaking ceremony and they used a little too much and...more
P. 98 (To her daughter) P.S. If you think you are miscast in the Cub Scout program, try this on your violin -- Dad has just been made adviser to the Tabernacle Choir. P. 125 I have a new project, 1 chapter a day from each of the standard works. I have been on it for four days and am only 3 days behind. Better to have tried and failed than never to have tried.
I admire her good sense, compassion, and sense of humor, as well as her untiring devotion to the Lord, hard work, and service.
What I really liked about it was it showed what a sincere and individualized love Sis. Hinckley had for each member of her family.
Such is the power of this book to bring the past to life through letters.