Gratitude, Healing, and Repentance

As Thanksgiving came and went, I ran across the normal increase of internet postings about gratitude, and I heard again that grateful people are happier, more content, etc. This time, […]

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 […]

Cleaving unto Christ

Recently, I was reading in the book of Jacob, chapter 6, verse 5: Wherefore, my beloved brethren, I beseech of you in words of soberness that ye would repent, and […]

Finding my "Gratitude Attitude"

This past Thursday, Americans celebrated their Thanksgiving holiday. As an American, I do tend to chuckle at our whitewashed version of history, but I completely support and love the fact […]

Veterans' Day

I ran out of time again this weekend, and decided I would go back and “revive” a Veterans’ Day tribute from an earlier year. There weren’t any! I am completely […]

Looking in my own Bowl

The problem with pondering a thought for a long time is that I can’t remember if I’ve blogged about it before. I also can’t remember who I’ve shared the idea […]

The Ring Around My Neck

I wear my engagement ring on a chain around my neck. I’ve had various reactions since I began the practice: “Wow. It’s kind of like you don’t really want to […]

My Loaf of Bread

One of the things I love most as I have grown closer to Heavenly Father is that I am convinced He has an amazing sense of humor, and He uses […]


I love looking at old pictures of Thanksgiving, because it shows how romanticized and idealized we humans can make anything. This is how we tend to think of the “First […]