A More Diligent Servant

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

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The Tower of Babel, Global Warming and Getting to God

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

My Backwards “Mom” Complex and Why Parenting is Sometimes the Least Validated Role We Play

If you know me, you know that I am a disgustingly motivated person. I can't trace the roots of this; all I know is that from as far back as I can remember I have always been high-achieving, driven, and required very few external incentives. These traits culminated in obvious expressions - keeping a crazy-busy … Continue reading My Backwards “Mom” Complex and Why Parenting is Sometimes the Least Validated Role We Play

My President: The High Priest of Good Things to Come

I recently finished reading "To the Rescue", the biography of President Thomas S. Monson and am awestruck by what I have learned about the history and life of this obviously divinely-appointed prophet. I don't think anyone who knew the details of his lifelong service to mankind could honestly claim him to be less than a … Continue reading My President: The High Priest of Good Things to Come

The Forgotten Middle Ground: A Call for Brave Bipartisanship

With the recent Presidential inauguration and associated protests, marches, demonstrations, etc. the political monster has reared its ugly head once more. Media outlets and social media have become prime platforms for political commentary, argumentation, advocacy and dialogue. In an age where political involvement is not just the norm but is the expectation, I find I have no … Continue reading The Forgotten Middle Ground: A Call for Brave Bipartisanship