Month: January 2017

Becoming a Homeschool Mom

Becoming a Homeschool Mom

I started homeschooling in 1998. Yes, that means I’ve been homeschooling for nearly 20 years. I don’t even remember how I heard about homeschooling. I didn’t know anyone who was doing it. I just knew that when I began to think about putting my son […]

Is What I Have to Offer Worthwhile?

Is What I Have to Offer Worthwhile?

Last year I sang in Church Meeting. It had been a loooooong time since I had sung in church. I was nervous. Mostly because I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to sing without coughing (at the time I had some health issues). But I didn’t […]

Pink Balloon Photoshoot

Pink Balloon Photoshoot

This is one of my favorite photoshoots.  And the first image is my favorite in particular because of the joy captured on the faces of my daughter, step-daughter and sister.  Sadly, my computer crashed awhile back and I lost all of the original images. Fortunately, I […]

Emotions and the Spirit

Emotions and the Spirit

In American culture emotions are considered a bad thing, unless of course you have a good emotion. But if you have a negative emotion you better stuff it and ply it with food, or drugs, or sex, or distraction so you don’t feel bad and […]

Did You Considered These Two Things While Setting Your New Year’s Resolutions

Did You Considered These Two Things While Setting Your New Year’s Resolutions

For my daughter’s eighteenth birthday a few years ago I took her on a hot air balloon ride.  This had been on both of our bucket lists for a long time. We were so excited.  We drove up to Park City, Utah.  We watched in […]

Can Perspective Set You Free?

Can Perspective Set You Free?

Letting Go © Jennifer Manges I’m going to answer my own question with a big, huge ABSOLUTELY!!! YES, perspective is freeing. Not too long ago I had an experience where I came to understand that I was holding on to regrets that were filling me with feelings of anger […]