I testify that the tender mercies of the Lord are real and that they do not occur randomly or merely by coincidence. Often, the Lord’s timing of His tender mercies helps us to both discern and acknowledge them. David A. Bednar

Tender Mercies

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in the United States so I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I’m grateful for. Often I get caught thinking about the “what if’s” of parenthood. Those days I get stuck thinking about what I’m missing out on. But the truth is that there are so many blessings in my…

What are you doing for the holidays?

The holidays will soon be here! Some people look forward to this time of the year for months. Other dread it. Some spend their holidays with a large group of family members. Others spend it alone or just with their immediate family. My husband and I are childless. My parents and my husband’s parents are…

What Are You Going to Choose?

It’s that time of year again! The time when we eat turkey, hang out with family and feel super grateful for things. In my primary, every November, we make a Gratitude Tree. It’s basically a big, empty tree and we write things we are grateful for on fall colored leaves and put them on the…

Becoming me

I like to feel productive. I like the feeling of getting things done and like what I’m doing is important. Motherhood is tough because so much that moms do is repetitive and can get monotonous. I wonder if that’s one of the reasons that I’ve come to love working so much – though there is…