It was my idea. Something fun and different to do as a family. I’d done it once before, when I was nine-years-old, but it had completely creeped me out. I remember sitting in a tube in the murky water, certain something terrible was lurking below the surface waiting to pull me down to a watery… Read More When Life Feels Out of Control Remember This
In the October 2017 General Women’s Session of general conference, Sharon Eubank gave a powerful, energizing talk centered on the following statement from President Spencer W. Kimball about the women of the church: “Much of the major growth that is coming to the Church in the last days will come because many of the good… Read More Your Light Is On – Is It Covered Up?
Around Mother’s Day I picked up a small book at my local Seagull Book (a discount LDS books and merchandise chain). I was about two and a half months into this LDS motherhood blogging gig and the title immediately caught my attention: Mother to Mother: Lessons from Our Sisters in the Scriptures. The book’s author, Ganel-Lyn Condie,… Read More A Scripture Mother Luncheon
So much of the New Testament is full of hope and happiness and peace. A few passages, though, break my heart. I read one of them recently and thought how applicable the lesson in it is to us today. There are so many ways for us to fall into the traps the people back then… Read More Why It’s Okay to Not Know Everything
Years ago, when we brought our first baby home from the hospital, my mother-in-law gave me What to Expect: The First Year saying it was the closest thing to a parenting handbook. It is true, these little ones don’t come with a book of instructions, but with the touch of a few keys, we can… Read More Parenting Advice from the Scriptures: Example Teaches Louder Than Words