Today I’m speaking in Sacrament Meeting. After the amount of time I have spent writing and working on this talk, I figured I could post it as my Sunday blog post. The talk is based on Elder Dale G. Renlund’s talk from April’s General Conference. It’s kind of long, but I’m speaking for 15 minutes… Continue reading How Am I Drawing Closer to Him Today?
As a child with severe skin allergies and problems, I spent most of my time covering up as much of my skin as possible. When I got older and my problems had mostly cleared up, I had spent so much of my life hiding my skin, I just felt more comfortable wearing clothing that was… Continue reading The “M” Word
The last semester of my time at CSU I had the opportunity to do an internship at an educational farm. I loved my time on the farm. Along with teaching young children and their families about farm life, I also got to see animals give birth, milk cows, groom horses, drive a tractor, and a… Continue reading Wuv, Twue Wuv!
As I stared at my blank Word Document, a shiver of anxiety ran down my spine. I took a breath, reminded myself what I wanted to say, and then positioned my fingers on the keys, poised and ready to type, but it wouldn’t flow. The magic was gone. I kicked myself for feeling this way,… Continue reading Positive Pain
Between the highly over dramatized TV shows and the poorly written, yet highly popular young adult novels, I can completely understand why this is now an accepted idea in our culture. Generation after generation jump into this idea bubble and hold tight as they try to maneuver life, viewing it from their bubble. Well I’m… Continue reading Soul Mates
This may be my first negative post that I’ve written, but I will try to put a positive spin on it. Being a stay-at-home-mom can be dull some days. To combat the boredom and ho-hum of the usual I am always on the lookout for fun and new activities. This summer my go to fun… Continue reading The Cost of Silence
There was a time when I proclaimed that I was addicted to music. I spent much of my time listening to music. I was always on the hunt for new songs, new bands, and new genres. I would listen to some songs because I loved the way they had the piano or guitar, I would… Continue reading The Value of Value