100 things the Book of Mormon has taught me

Last week I completed my fourth and final semester studying the Book of Mormon, along with other sisters who I have come to love dearly. The first two semesters, I was blessed to be taught by a wonderful sister. Then the last two semesters, I had the blessed responsibility of teaching the class. In both roles, I grew…

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Reminiscing about a miracle

Since yesterday my mind has been filled with memories of my youngest baby, who is one year old today. I have felt sad that he is growing up so fast. I have also felt excitement about celebrating this wonderful milestone today. Mostly, though, I have felt an overwhelming gratitude to my Heavenly Father for the miracles…

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Mommies, what matters?

A friend of mine asked on Facebook yesterday, “Mommies, what matters?” She said that one of her friends was told she was a bad mother because her kids wear hand-me-down clothes. Everyone who responded to this post completely disagreed with the thought. I am not surprised we all disagreed, but then I thought about it…

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Sabbath Day Light: I am related to Gladys Knight

Last night, as well as tonight, I have had the wonderful privilege to attend “One Voice,” a presentation of music and testimony, sung by Saints Unified Voices gospel choir, directed by Gladys Knight. (To learn more about the choir, click here.) The music was absolutely amazing. Every member of the choir, every member of the live…

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Sabbath Day Light: Every Day like Easter Sunday

This past Sunday was so wonderful. It was Easter Sunday, so my husband and I made a special effort with our kids to focus on the Savior. We also got to hear beautiful music and messages in church about Christ’s atonement and resurrection. Then, we were able to spend time that evening with the people we love most – our family….

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Sabbath Day Light: Peace through Keeping God’s Commandments

In church this past Sunday, we had our monthly Testimony Meeting. In these meetings, members of the congregation, who feel the Spirit prompt them, will come up to the pulpit and share their testimony of different aspects of the gospel of Jesus Christ. I always look forward to these meetings, and often share my testimony. In…

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