My curiosity piqued when I saw the book Let God Love You: Why We Don’t; How We Can by Wendy Ulrich while browsing a Deseret Book flyer in 2016. I put the book on my Amazon Wish List and, honestly, forgot about it.
When I got the book in my Christmas box from my mom, my interest was re-kindled and I was excited to dig in. However, the book sat on my shelf for months before I finally cracked it open. Once I did, I was kicking myself for not having started it sooner.… Read More Let God Love You: Deepening Your Relationship With God
A lesson that’s been repeating itself to me over the past 3 years is that each and every one of us matters to the Lord. YOU matter to the Lord and I matter to the Lord. Needs Aren’t Relative The Lord isn’t more or less ready or desiring to listen to one prayer over another… Read More Let’s Stop Comparing: We All Matter to God
We were without AC on our 2nd floor and the temperature was the hottest it’d been all spring. It had been a gorgeous day, but I dreaded how hot it’d be when we got home from our errands and fun and tried to settle down to sleep.
Soon after settling the girls down in their beds on the stifling 80°-second floor, with fans going and even a makeshift AC in Addie’s room, a thunderstorm struck.… Read More Seeing the Blessing in the Trial
This year I chose to participate in Lent. (You can read all about it here.) The goals I set for my 44-day observance were to be more positive (give up negativity) and add more wholesome music in my day (give up even subtle distractions from holiness). Let me tell you how my participation has affected me for the better.… Read More A Lenten Retrospective: Positivity and Wholesome Music
What is General Conference? This spring, Latter-day Saints across the world participated in the 187th annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Conference lasts 6 sessions with 4 general sessions, 1 for women and girls aged 8 and up, and 1 for boys and men age 12 and up.… Read More 12 Insights from the April 2017 General Conference