Personal Stories

Looking Back: Summer 2017

If you are a regular reader, you have an idea of how my summer went. However, I want to take a moment to look back and see the lessons that […]

"The Price I Paid"

When I tried to write this post yesterday, I froze. I spent the rest of the day thinking about why the post was so hard for me to write, and […]

Time for a Change

The month of May marked the end of a 16-year teaching career. There were a lot of factors involved, but I will spare you all of the details. At the […]

When the Poster Fails

So, last week when I said that I figured I was going to get in trouble for my blog post, I figured I would have people missing the point and […]

Walking the Talk

This is a post that has been a long time in coming. I’m still surprised at how I got here, and I have no clear idea of where I’m going […]

But There's No Net

Life definitely holds twists, turns, and surprises. I’ve always known that I am a high-stress individual. “Overachiever” and “Workaholic” actually tend to sound like compliments to me. My husband finally […]

The Lord Judge Between Me and Thee

This concept, found in latter-day scripture, has been problematic for me. In theory, I wholeheartedly support the concept, but practicing it has been another issue. Many, many times, I have […]