faith, Family, Monday's Posts

Do You Know?

I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Twice a year we have what's called General Conference. Our entire world-wide church listens to the prophet, who is President Russel M. Nelson, and the apostles and other auxiliary leaders speak from the voice of the Savior, Jesus Christ, the words He would have… Continue reading Do You Know?

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A Leap of Faith

Today's Wednesday story is so fun!  I met Laura at BYU in the Dietetics program.  Those were some of the best years of my life.  We had such a small group and we had classes together for two years.  Laura is one of those people you meet that radiates joy!  She has such a kind… Continue reading A Leap of Faith

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40 Seconds of Compassion

My husband and I are graduates from BYU, and my husband also graduated with an MBA from BYU's Marriott school.  So, we are lucky and get their magazines.  I love reading them.  I love learning about people going forth and accomplishing great things, serving many people, and finding joy in their journey. Today I want… Continue reading 40 Seconds of Compassion

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A Father’s Strength

Today's Wednesday story comes from David who posts as @unleashthehero on IG.  I love his posts.  They are always positive and encouraging us to keep staying strong in the gospel.  As you read his story, I hope it helps us all to remember that we all have our challenges in this life.  And we all… Continue reading A Father’s Strength

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A Military Wife

I'm so thankful for my friend, Nicole, for sharing her feelings and thoughts about being a military wife.  I honestly couldn't imagine.  I have a hard time when my husband is gone for 5 days for work.  But I know that as we desire to do good, we are strengthened to meet the challenges of… Continue reading A Military Wife

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Superhero’s Unite

Maybe some of you will remember my blog post on June 20th called A Reason To Do Better.  It was about the cutest little boy named George. George's family is participating in Cure Search Super Hero's Unite walk on August 25th here in Salt Lake City at Sugar House Park.  If your family needs a… Continue reading Superhero’s Unite

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Allergies? What Allergies?

Today's Wednesday story comes from a dear friend from the days of my first college experience at Snow College.  What fun times we had!  One particular adventure caught us trying to get to college in a blizzard.  We couldn't see a thing, and ended up stuck in a tiny town where Nicole remembered she had… Continue reading Allergies? What Allergies?

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The Miracle of Forgiveness Part 2

Yesterday, I shared part of my talk that I gave in my church. Today's post is the second half. I hope that it gives you some food for thought. I hope that you feel deep in your heart that when you do your best, Jesus Christ makes up the difference. We can all change. We… Continue reading The Miracle of Forgiveness Part 2

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The Miracle of Forgiveness-Part 1

Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to speak in my ward(church).  As nervous as I always get, I am always so grateful after, because I learn so much as I study the topic of my talk.  I am going to share my talk in two separate posts-not because I think I'm so cool, but because… Continue reading The Miracle of Forgiveness-Part 1

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Look to the Past

Today's post is an attempt to remind myself why I need to research my family.   When I take the time to learn about my ancestors, I am always strengthened and in awe of all that my relatives went through.  I hope that you will enjoy this story today. Jane Ballantyne Taylor is my great-great-great grandmother… Continue reading Look to the Past