Where everyday you can join author David G. Woolleyand the Top of the Morning staff for informative, entertaining and uplifting commentary and opinion with special installments dedicated to the fascinating history,archeology, anthropology, and Book of Mormon writings that inspired the publication of five works in the Promised Land historical fiction series and continues to inspire the writing of three more. Check the side-bar below for some of our featured posts from David G. Woolley.
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The Language of Nephi (Part I)
Click this Mayan glyph to read Part I in a series on Nephite language by David G. Woolley
Birth of a Christmas Carol
Click this Christmas Carol portrait to read a Christmas Short Story by author David G. Woolley
Don't Fake It
Click this molecular photo of aspartame floating in your favorite diet drink to read a fascinating post about artificial sugar and your health by David G. Woolley
Who's A Nephite?
Click this Nephite running from the bruning City of Zarahemla to read this Book of Mormon post by David G. Woolley about who really is a Nephite.
Click this Mission Impossible film still cut to read a Book of Mormon realted post on Christ's admonition to perfection by David G. Woolley
Unlock the Past & Your Soul
Click this recreation of the ancient Jewish Fort Lakhish to read Book of Mormon related post about digging up the ancient past by David G. Woolley
Tomato Soup Nazi
Click this tomato to read a light-hearted healthy post with a killer tomato soup recipe
Ancient Book of Mormon Borders
Click these "border" mountains to read a Book of Mormon post on Old and New World geography related to the restoration scripture by David G. Woolley
Worse Than Beer
Click these root beer bottles to read a funny family story about root beer imposters by David G. Woolley
Lehi's 600 Year "Tun" Prophecy
Click this Mayan calendar to read a Book of Mormon related post on Lehi's 600 year "Tun" prophecy and Alma's 400 year "baktun" prophecy
Do the Honest Thing
Click this once stolen Monet painting of "Two Women in a Boat" to read a post about art theft that spanned decades and destroyed lives
The Refiners Fire
Click this ancient metal rendering of a blacksmith to read the fascinating post on refiniing ancient silver and your modern soul by David G. Woolley
Click this microphone to read a post about speaking and teaching in church by David G. Woolley
I Am a Man
Click this ancient Myan king jade mask to read this Book of Mormon related post on Alma's authentically Mesoamerican injunction to take the image of Christ on your countenance by David G. Woolley
Rain Clouds & the Honey Tree
Click Whinnie the Pooh to read a post about a Christ-centered outlook during tough economic times.
An Ancient Setting for Lehi's Dream of the Tree of Life
Click date palm to read this Book of Mormon post on the most likely setting that may have influenced elements in Lehi's Dream by David G. Woolley
Click the BYU logo to read this fun post about BYU football by David G. Woolley
The Timing of Heaven
Click this Ancient Mayan Calendar to read this popular Book of Mormon related post by David G. Woolley
Goodbye Dear Friends
Click photo to read a Tribute to Javier and Walfred Rabanales by David G. Woolley
Ancient Pottery Points to Christ
Click this ancient piece of pottery to read another fascinating Book of Mormon related post by David G. Woolley
The Tenth Leper
Click this James Christensen painting to read an uplifting post on gratitude by David G. Woolley
LDS Fiction to Fall For
Click Meridian Magazine Logo for Book Critic Jennie Hansen's review of Day of Remembrance
Memorial Services for Guatemalan Plane Crash Victims
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For What Its Worth
Click this baseball photo for an enjoyable post on why we do what we do by David G. Woolley
For Everything Else There's Love
Click Impatinets for tribute to mothers by David G. Woolley
Click James' photo for a personal interest story about an amazing young man by David G. Woolley
Click Day of Remembrance Cover to read this self-effacing release day post by David G. Woolley
Click this worry icon for a fun post by David G. Woolley
Click this photo for a funny post about why visitors to Top of the Morning don't post a comment
Click Pillsbury container for an entertaining moment at the grocery store by David G. Woolley
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Click Got Patience Dump Truck to read this entertaining "Soccer Mom" post by David G. Woolley
Shechem King of Robbers
Click this ancient robber's cloak for a look at the darker side of theft and robbery in the Book of Mormon by David G. Woolley (approved for all audiences)
Soccer Dads and the Vote Recount
Click Congressman Chafetz's photo for a funny republican primary post by David G. Woolley
Summertime on a Shoe String
Click this Zion's Park cliff hanging photo for a fun post on summertime by David G. Woolley
Presidential Politics in Utah
Click Romney & McCain photo to read this entertaining political post by David G. Woolley
The Secret To Happiness
Click the fogged mirror for an insightful post from David G. Woolley
Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled
Click this Winston Churchill photo for commentary on our times by David G. Woolley
During the 2008 anniversary week between Joseph Smith's first visit with Moroni on the evening of September 21st and the Jewish feast-day celebration of the Feast of Trumpets on Monday, September 29th, author David G. Woolley and the Top of the Morning Staff presented a week-long series of posts dedicated to celebrating the Day of Remembrance. Links to the dedicatory posts can be found below in the side bar. We hope you enjoy being part of the celebration as much as we do.
On This Night
Click this well-known Joseph Smith and Moroni painting for an interesting Book of Mormon related post. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley.
On This Hill
Click this wooded hill photo for a faithful Book of Mormon post. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley.
On This Prophetic Date
Click this Hebrew calendar to read this cosmic Book of Mormon related tpost. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley.
Sariah & the Brass Plates
Click this bell-shaped brass plate to read a fascinating Book of Mormon post. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with Author David G. Woolley
Feast of Trumpets
Click this shofar (trumpet) to read a Book of Mormon related post about the Jewish celebration of the Feast of Trumpets. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley
Click this mayan glyphic stone calendar to read an interesting Book of Mormon related post on the origination of calendars. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley.
Happy Day of Remembrance
Click this Rosh Hashanah greeting card to read the final Book of Mormon related post in this series. Celebrating the Day of Remembrance with author David G. Woolley.
Eat Well, Live Well
The Top of the Morning staff is pleased to feature the following side-bar posts on healthy eating by David G. Woolley. We hope it helps you feel great.
The Business of Food
Click Veggies to read this popular healthy food introductory post by David G.Woolley
Raising the Red Falg
Click the flag for a sobering post on what we eat by David G. Woolley
Getting It Straight
Click this backwards clock for commentary on healthy eating by David G. Woolley
Gotta Have It?
Click this junk food for a post on healthy eating by David G. Woolley
The Gift of Tongues
Click this tongue to read a healthy post by David G. Woolley
Introducing the Promised Land
The Top of the Morning staff is pleased to introduce you to author David G. Woolley's Promised Land Series. You can visit his Promised Land Website or click on any of the side bar book cover icons below and have a look inside. Welcome to the Promised Land.
The Promised Land Website
Click on David G. Woolley at the Guatemalan ruins of Tikal to enter the Promised Land where you're sure to find the author hard at work in his writing room