A Belief: I am a Daughter of God

I shared this on my personal Facebook page in July and wanted to share it again here on my blog. I believe this about each and every person that I meet: that we are daughters and sons of God (a Heavenly Father, and also a Heavenly Mother). It is truly the most powerful identity I…

The Bicycle by Robert Seeley

Cool facts about my grandpa: He eloped with my grandmother He was an engineer for NASA who worked on the booster rockets between the first and second stages for the Apollo missions, and did some work on designing the shuttle He was a convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (it took…

Merry Christmas 2020: Come Unto Jesus

I had the opportunity to share this story on my private social media in February after watching a rendition of “Come Unto Jesus” by Madilyn Page, and I felt like the Christmas season would be a good opportunity to share this story again here on my blog. Once upon a time I had a Saturday…

Gratitude for the Give Thanks Challenge

I said part of this in an earlier blog post at the beginning of the “gratitude challenge,” but wanted to post again now that I’m at the end of the challenge. I have greatly enjoyed the inundation of personal expressions from so many of my friends and contacts who share my faith about the things…

Gratitude for Jesus Christ

I took this picture of a Bertel Thorvaldsen Christus statue replica at the Hyde Park chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in South Kensington, UK (2018). I attended church here on Sundays while I lived in England for a year. There was a Remembrance Day pageant that evening in the church’s…

Gratitude for Laughter

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m grateful for laughter! I had depression as a teenager that wasn’t diagnosed until I was twenty, and I once kept myself a whole week without laughing. It made me feel physically ill, and I realized that laughter was a need—something I should get myself to do everyday that I can. #GiveThanks #GratitudeJournal…