Family, Wednesday Stories

Finding Purpose Brings Healing

Today's Wednesday Story will inspire and uplift you! Cami is the host of an amazing Podcast, Real Connections, she's a a mom to three beautiful children, and she has a compassionate heart you can feel as she writes and speaks. Her path to gain this compassionate heart began in her childhood. She shares that experience… Continue reading Finding Purpose Brings Healing

Family, Wednesday Stories

Grateful

I am very grateful for the opportunity to live in this country, to have a family, to have a home, to have so much access to good food and clean water. I am blessed. Today my second child is 16! My how time flies. I am grateful for him and his good soul. This amazing… Continue reading Grateful

About Me, Family, Monday's Posts

Twenty Years

As a child I remember thinking when I would be in my 40's that was a LONG way away. And now that I'm here, boy that just flew by! On June 26th, my husband Mark and I will have been married 20 years! What a blessing it has been in my life to have someone… Continue reading Twenty Years

Family, Friday Recipes, recipes

Strawberry Brownie Delight

This is one of my favorite recipes to take to a party, bridal or baby shower, or even for a funeral luncheon. It's so pretty and so very easy. It's not a new recipe, but in my book, strawberries and brownies were a match made in heaven. Add some cream, vanilla pudding, and sweetened and… Continue reading Strawberry Brownie Delight

Family

Calmed in the Midst of a Storm

Today's Wednesday story is written by my dear friend Jen. She is one of the strongest, most loving women I know. She was faced with a trial that no wife ever wants. I know many women have gone and will go through a spouse being unfaithful. I truly hope and pray that Jen's story will… Continue reading Calmed in the Midst of a Storm

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?

Family, Monday's Posts

As Thy Days Demand, So Thy Succor Shall Be

Today I want to share this article written in BYU magazine, winter edition, entitled Thy Troubles to Bless {https://magazine.byu.edu/article/thy-troubles-to-bless/}. In it, Jeffrey S. McClellan wrote of the birth of his daughter, Caroline. She was born on April 15, 2003, so she is almost 16 years old. ***** "I remember our cheerful nurse at the hospital… Continue reading As Thy Days Demand, So Thy Succor Shall Be

Family, hearts knit together, Monday's Posts, my beloved blanket

Joining Forces

Local Utah Charity creates beautiful kids for abused women and children, refugees, and now seeks to make kits for police officers to carry in their vehicles.

Family, Wednesday Stories

Carried By The Lord

I am SO THANKFUL to Linda for sharing this story today.  It is often a hard thing to talk about.  When someone you love gets a sickness that changes their personality, especially when it is your spouse and you have a lot of kids to care for.  For those of you who are my neighbors,… Continue reading Carried By The Lord

anxiety, Monday's Posts

Our Future Self

Anyone who has been to my house knows that I am not a fan of cleaning.  This is a lovely picture of my family room this morning.  If you come over in an hour it will probably even look worse because then all my kids will be awake.  I always wondered why I just couldn't… Continue reading Our Future Self