Elizabeth

I have divorced, raised three children, and remarried. I teach music in a local public school system. I struggle to overcome personal issues and bad habits as I do my best to live the gospel of Jesus Christ everyday. I am a Mormon, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Petition and Listen

Now that there is less than a month left in my self-reliance class, I realize how much I’m going to miss it. Yes, getting back the time I spend in […]

Serving Together

I’m learning over and over that one can be a very weak number. Don’t get me wrong — there are times when one person can start something huge. But notice […]

Dysfunction with God

Last weekend was our semiannual general conference. Yes, there were some major changes in the leadership and the programs of the church. There were talks about the beauty of repentance […]

Pleasure and Joy

My self-reliance class is on a two-week break. I am grateful to be able to post from my heart this week.   From time to time I encounter or hear […]

Solving Problems

It’s funny — when I sat down at the computer to type this blog post, I couldn’t remember what last Sunday’s self-reliance topic was! I assumed it was because I […]

Perseverence and Hard Work

“Perseverance is demonstrated by those who… don’t give up even when others say, ‘It can’t be done.’” — James E Faust Week six of my self-reliance class is in the […]

Godly Time Management

Week 5 in my self-reliance class began with a study of time management. When we went over the topic last Sunday, I was jazzed. I have been looking for a […]

Obedience and blessings

I’m 1/3 of the way through my church class, and this past week we studied the connection between obedience and blessings. I’m completely on board with that one! My husband […]

The Lianhona, Faith, and Expectations

I’ve started taking one of the church’s self-reliance classes. I’m finding it incredibly challenging. In the middle of all the other things that I’m doing, I’m struggling to pass the […]