Journeys and Destinations

There are many different ways for which we have all reached childlessness. Infertility is a common reason that receives a lot of focus. Not finding the right person to marry is another big reason, one which perhaps doesn’t receive the focus it deserves. Adoption journeys ending after much waiting and heartbreak, one or both spouses…

Yoohooing unto the Savior

When I was a child, we had a well-played cassette tape of The Articles of Faith, set to catchy tunes that to this day I sing in my head when I have to remember one of them. I never could quite figure out though, why we believed “in being honest, true, chased by an elephant,…

Childlessness and the Young Women’s Theme

I loved Young Women’s.  I was lucky to be supported by wonderful and wise leaders.  I attended Young Women’s in Utah and was with a group of girls who I still call some of the best women I’ve ever known and the truest friends I could have wished for. I remember Sunday after Sunday standing…

What I Need

Quite a few years ago, I had the privilege of attending The Forgotten Carols with Michael McLean and the talented Katie Thompson. As an encore at the end of the concert, they performed a song called “What I Need” and that song has stuck with me for the last 14 or 15 years. The lyrics…