Month: April 2017

8 Types of Journals to Keep

8 Types of Journals to Keep

I have been keeping a journal in one form or another most of my life. My first official journal entry was written the day I turned eight years old. I received a journal as a birthday gift that day. From that point on I have […]

Don’t Let Go

Don’t Let Go

As I was scrolling Instagram this morning, I saw a post that made me think of a song I’d written many years ago called Don’t Let Go. This person spoke of their personal struggle and holding on to hope. I know what it’s like to […]

Joy Exchange

Joy Exchange

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in a Joy Exchange through the My Giant Strawberry website.  Each participant gave their contact information to Anne (the owner of the site) and she gave it to another participant.  The idea was to make something by hand and send it […]

Why Should I Try Something New?

Why Should I Try Something New?

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve probably noticed I’ve been writing stories lately that are somehow connected to water. The water has been a great teacher for me. Probably because it’s unpredictable, and challenging, and compelling. It leaves an impression on the soul that […]

Hygee Challenge Journal Week One

Hygee Challenge Journal Week One

Each week I will post a page to track my progress and thoughts about my hygee challenge.  I will add all entries for the week to that week’s post. Day 1 Today the hygee challenge was born.  It started when I had about 30 minutes of down time and noticed […]

Four Week Hygee Challenge

Four Week Hygee Challenge

  If you asked my husband, he would say I’m very efficient.  I get a lot done.  I don’t like wasting time.  I make the most of every moment… or do I?  What does that really mean?  To make the most of each moment?  I guess until today […]

He Lives

He Lives

It’s Easter.  I can think of no better message to share than the reality and the beauty of the Atonement of Jesus Christ.  I join my voice to those in this video message:  He Lives! Happy Easter!

You Don’t Have to Condemn Yourself For Messing Up

You Don’t Have to Condemn Yourself For Messing Up

It was a scorching hot day off the coast of Mazatlán. We’d been on the tour boat for over an hour. There wasn’t enough drinking water and we were all parched. By the time we got to the private island it was clear my ten-year-old […]

When Life Feels Out of Control, Remember This

When Life Feels Out of Control, Remember This

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 […]