My Story vs My Life

If you haven’t read Adam Miller’s Letters to a Young Mormon yet, just do it. I don’t care how young or not young you are. Adam is a professor of philosophy, an active Latter-day Saint, and an author. In this small, yet profound, book, he writes letters to “S” about agency, prayer, history, work, temples,…

The Serenity Prayer

I’ve always loved The Serenity Prayer. It is beautifully and wisely written. But until recent years, I hadn’t dug deeper into its meaning or tried to apply it in my life. This topic is very dear and important to me so I’ve collected my notes from talks in church, my notes from Time Out For…

NOW

On March 09, 2015, my in-law‘s 59th wedding anniversary, my dear father-in-law (Bob, aka Dad) passed away… And even though we expected that this might happen within 1 year or so, not in our wildest dreams did we imagine that 1 year would mean 1 week and 1 week would mean 1 day. We woke…

Social Media and Childlessness

As we hear in most LDS General Conferences lately, social media can be used for so many wonderful uses but can also be used inappropriately. I greatly appreciate social media, and use it in one form or another daily. Lately, I’ve been using it to connect with family members who I’ve never lived near. Finally…