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.

Because I've Followed Christ

A few times in my life I’ve had people suggest that maybe my religion isn’t really working for me or that I’m putting extraordinary amounts of time and effort into […]

How Would You Live Differently?

How would you live differently if You truly understood that this life is the time to prepare to meet God? You recognized all of the blessings that the Lord has placed in […]

We Get Used to the Goodness

As we approach Thanksgiving Day in the United States, I want to focus on an element of human nature and how it relates to everyday gratitude. To me, that spirit […]

Science, Thinking, and Religion

I’ve posted thoughts about our culture’s emphasis on scientific findings. I’ve even alluded to an old Star Trek episode where an alien asks Captain Janeway if she believes that science […]

Namaste

    I consider myself to be rather conservative in my practice of my faith. My personal motto is pretty much “stand with the prophets.” My personal experiences have convinced […]

Unfulfilled Prophecy

Yes, I am that nerd that will go back and read “classic” talks (over five years old) and search through the words of ancient and modern prophets on different topics […]

Clocks Metaphorically

The older I get, the more I am becoming a fan of metaphors and object lessons. In the September magazines, there was a short little article called, “Clocks.” It was a […]