Today, Mickayeen and I were blessed to attend the broadcast of the Meridian Idaho Temple Dedication. Officiated by President Uchtdorf, it was a spiritually touching event. We laughed with the crowd as President Uchtdorf joked about the rudimentary fill-in of the cornerstone and that it would be followed by professional cleanup. The talks emphasized different … Continue reading Sanctify Yourself
After five good months in my company's Business Development department, I am moving to a new position! I am so grateful for the time I have been blessed to spend in BD - despite the challenges associated with it - and wanted to reflect on what I have learned. In the Bible, Abraham sends a … Continue reading A More Diligent Servant
As one of my final requirements before graduating at the end of the semester (!!), I am taking two religion courses. I had finished the religion requirement when I studied at BYU but transferring online caused me to need a few more hours in that field. In some ways, possibly most ways, I have been … Continue reading The Tower of Babel, Global Warming and Getting to God
Sometimes life overwhelms me. Not on a day-to-day basis necessarily, but I occasionally find myself caught up missing simpler times while simultaneously yearning for future goals and wishes. It makes me feel tangled and immobile in the present, even though I know I'm not. In fact I have quite a bit to keep my mind … Continue reading Where You Are
To all the righteous mothers, and especially my own. You bless more lives in more ways than you know.
The last couple of weeks have been challenging. Between starting a new semester, moving for the umpteenth time, a few financial emergencies, anticipating and then accepting a full-time job - after not working full time in over a year and a half - my stress levels have been pretty much through the roof. I am … Continue reading Faith It Til You Make It
The last three months have been CRAZY, as evidenced by my utter blog-silence. Here are a few of the highlights to catch you up with our insane lives. Mickayeen finished his second semester of school - yay for moving up to Sophomore status! He took math and science general classes, a Book of Mormon study, … Continue reading One Semester Down…