The Liberty of Opportunity

This week I received an email in my in-box from my dear friend’s son who is serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He first served in Africa and now is serving in Indiana. He entitled his email, “The Liberty of Opportunity”. I was so incredible touched by his perspectiveContinue reading “The Liberty of Opportunity”

Your Personal Search for Happiness

President Henry B. Erying started his conference talk in October 2019 saying, “I have prayed for the power to help you in your personal search for happiness.” How amazing is that? We received a talk from him that day that will help guide us in our personal search for happiness! As I read his talkContinue reading “Your Personal Search for Happiness”

How to Gain an Unbreakable Faith in Christ

You know the end of the Book of Mormon when Moroni is all alone? And he says… “And I, Moroni, will not deny the Christ; wherefore, I wander whithersoever I can for the safety of mine own life.” He gives this statement after mentioning that the Lamenites are putting everyone to death who will not denyContinue reading “How to Gain an Unbreakable Faith in Christ”

Who You Really Are

One of the greatest daily battles I fight is to remind myself who I am. To not let the voices of dark and doubt overshadow the voices of LIGHT and TRUTH. Today I wanted to share some powerful quotes by President Spencer W. Kimball, who was prophet for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-dayContinue reading “Who You Really Are”

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Roots of Faith

Have you ever thought of how it must feel to be a little seed trying to sprout, pushing up through the ground, trying with all it’s might to fulfill it’s purpose? I am sure that it is HARD! That it is painful. That it is exhausting. I feel like that sometimes as I am tryingContinue reading “3 Ways to Strengthen Your Roots of Faith”

Blessed in Abundance

Earlier this week on Instagram I shared this scripture and thought: Nephi’s family made it to the promised land. They explored. The planted ALL their seeds- because that’s what they were commanded to do. They did something that made them exercise faith! They didn’t save a few seeds in case the first ones failed. TheyContinue reading “Blessed in Abundance”

Homemade Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies

These cookies are my most requested birthday treat! They are so incredibly good. They are hard to resist, so it’s good that they are kept in the freezer…out-of-sight slightly helps me to keep them out of my mind that they are in the house! I created this recipe when my son, Taylor, was experiencing foodContinue reading “Homemade Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies”

Happy Mother’s Day

I couldn’t let this weekend go by without a little tribute to my mother. I have a great love for my mother. She taught me so much…but probably the most important thing she taught me was to love and serve. From the time I can remember, I observed my mother serving. Not only in everyContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day”

He will carry us

Have you ever tried to carry a child while hiking up or down a mountain? I have. And in this picture, I look like I’m doing fine right? But actually, I had just fallen down…note the dirt all over. Because I was carrying this sleeping child, I wasn’t able to see the ground and steppedContinue reading “He will carry us”