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What does Jesus Christ’s Atonement mean to me?

What does Jesus Christ’s Atonement mean to me?

I had a friend ask me the other day what does Christ’s atonement mean to me? What does the Savior mean to me? I wanted to put my thoughts together and typing it out seemed right. When I first think of Christ’s atonement, my thoughts […]

Will the Savior Sit By Me?

Will the Savior Sit By Me?

I was at a youth conference last week and during one of the workshops a speaker posed a question. She asked, “If you were sitting in a lunchroom surrounded by tables of popular kids, band kids, drama kids, athletic kids, rich kids, poor kids, lonely […]

The Power of the Book of Mormon

The Power of the Book of Mormon

“If you read the Book of Mormon, you will be blessed.” I’ve heard that said many times in my life in many different ways. I have felt it in my life but never really evaluated that promise very much. I knew I felt better when […]

By Small and Simple Things

By Small and Simple Things

Sweet little Amelia.  I met her last week and took her baptism photos.  We twirled and laughed and soaked in the beauty all around us and I snapped photos of this precious girl.  This special decision she has made to be baptized reminded me of […]

Grow with Christ’s Love

Grow with Christ’s Love

My baby is now 3 months old. He smiles, giggles, kicks his legs when he’s happy and is captivated by conversation. I love him and what he has brought to our family. I love the way his ears are sticking out and lips that seem […]

Flowers or Weeds?

Flowers or Weeds?

My daughter and I gathered up ourselves one evening and took a small nature walk.  I had seen a patch of pretty flowers earlier and wanted to explore it before they were gone.   These flowers are actually weeds, but from my perspective and Izzy’s […]

Generations of Giving

Generations of Giving

A few years ago, I was on the phone talking to my mom. It was a wonderful conversation. We talked about little tidbits of news from my old neighborhood. We talked about my kids and what we were doing. We talked about how I could […]

The Uphill Journey of Life

The Uphill Journey of Life

My honey bunches and I went Mountain Biking at Snow Basin yesterday as a date.  Mountain biking is a new sport for me so this was probably my 4th time mountain biking EVER, but I think it will be a sport that I will enjoy. […]

Self-Mastery

Self-Mastery

The thought of self-mastery has always seemed interesting to me. It has been something I wish I had more of. At times if has even seemed a little out of reach. Could I really master myself and control all my urges??? I’m talking about you […]

Praying For Others

Praying For Others

I am helping to plan a camp for girls ages 16-18 called Daughters of Faith.  At such a pivotal time of life, this camp is another resource that provides the girls with the tools they need to grow spiritually and come closer to Christ.  I […]