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.

Keeping It Simple

I like how Elder Ballard, in his talk “Return and Receive,” makes the distinction between goals and plans, and I also appreciate how he makes the point that when goals […]

Our Unsung Songs

Perhaps one of the hardest things I try to do as I blog is to describe how a talk has moved me deeply and meant so much to me. The […]

We're Not a Simulation!

Cosmos magazine recently reported that a team of theoretical physicists has proven that it’s impossible for us to be living as part of a giant alien computer simulation. I suppose […]

Living Prophets: A Thought and a Talk

This weekend is general conference weekend for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. If you would like to see what our leaders are teaching Latter-day Saints worldwide, join […]

Overcoming the World

One of the things I love most about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is knowing through the witness of the Holy Spirit that the church is being […]

Supporting LDS Homosexuals

In July, a BYU-Idaho professor was fired for a Facebook post supporting homosexuality. Her story was well-covered in the Rexburg Standard Journal. In the end, she seems to believe that […]

Living a Consecrated Life

I was very touched by the lesson scheduled for visiting teaching this month. I think that it was perfectly timed because I have been studying abundance and consecration in my […]