Here is the greatest collection of classic poems recited members of the Church since the turn of the century. You' find poems that are perfect for talks on prayer, faith, families, aging, and so on. There are poems for dozens of occasions and holidays as well. Works by some of the world's best known poets such as Shakespeare, Dickinson, Longfellow, Wordsworth, and Kipling are included alongside classic LDS poets W.W. Phelps, Eliza R. Snow and David O. McKay.
About the Authors
Jack M. Lyon, managing editor at Deseret Book Company, helped compile the two-volume Best-Loved Stories of the LDS People and other books in the Best-Loved series. He and his wife, Anne, have four children and have two grandchildren and reside in West Valley City, Utah.
In addition to co-authoring several books, Jay A. Parry has published numerous articles on Church-related subjects. He has also presented a series of classes at BYU Education Week on the subject of daily miracles. He and his wife, Vicki, live in Salt Lake City, Utah.
by Customer - reviewed on October 03, 2008
I am a seminary teacher and this is a great book to pull quick little devotionals from! Lots of needed inspiration!
Great for the home
by Customer - reviewed on October 01, 2008
We had this book growing up. Even as a teenager it was a great source of strength and inspiration. I had a book of quotes that I would collect. Many came from this book.
by Customer - reviewed on October 12, 2008
Will brighten your day!