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 miss the days of letter writing. My grandma wrote a weekly family letter and sent it to all of her children. It kept us all involved in one another's lives and up-to-date. Letters used to be such a vital part of one's life. My grandma ...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
There are many wonderful quotes in this book, but I think this is my favorite from a letter written to her daughter, Kathy: “I have a new project, 1 ch ...more
It was fun to get a feel of her day to day life, but I don't feel like I learned much about her. Her letters weren't thoughts on life or even much about anything other than the mundane day to day stuff.
I was very amused at their busy pace, as they "were not born to be Saturday golf ...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
I admire her good sense, compassion, and sense of humor, as well as her untiring devotion to the Lord, hard work, and service.