Educational Direction

Educational Direction

We first moved to our current city when LJ was just a few months old.  I’m a bit of a planner so wanted to scope out school options.  (Doug may say that I get a bit obsessed with planning things out WAY in advance.)  It started innocently enough, just looking at...
Our Song

Our Song

“Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” has always held a special place in my heart.  If you can have an “our song” with deity, that is mine.  So many times, that song comes on and I immediately know how much I am loved and, frequently, revelation...
Phone Tag

Phone Tag

I was missing Elder Scott a little during Conference this past weekend.  I listened to one of his talks this morning.  In it, he says, “Why does the Lord want us to pray to Him and to ask? Because that is how revelation is received.”  That got me thinking...
Changing Routes

Changing Routes

Lately I spend a lot of time in the car – on average, 100-120 miles a day. (Yes, we need to move.) Being in the car is one of my least favorite places to be. This may sound contradictory to some of my habits in a past life. Before I was married, when I needed...
Training Wheels

Training Wheels

All summer John has been cruising around on his bike with one (squeaky) training wheel.  Aside from alerting everyone that he is coming, the squeaky wheel has been a convenient way for him to practice not having the wheel touch the ground and balancing with it up off...
Prioritizing the Family

Prioritizing the Family

A few weeks ago, I was asked to speak in church on The Family: A Proclamation to the World and The Living Christ.  I knew this would be a daunting task and I didn’t have much time to prepare my talk.  I prayed for the Holy Ghost to help guide me in what to say...