Meet GigglesI am an educator and PhD. I quilt, belly dance, run, read, and try to grow things. I am a Mormon. I am a daughter, sister, aunt, grand-daughter, friend, wife, and mom. more...
The start of foreverBrett and I got married 4 years, 3 months, and 24 days ago.
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The beauty of my body is not just what it looks like, but what it does and what it has been through. The greatest miracle we see each day is the one we see when we look in the mirror. Keep reading
As I was thinking back over 2013 it seemed there were really only 2 “top stories,” and we mentioned those in our Christmas letter, so making a bigger list seemed silly. But I think I can still pull out 13 “top stories” for the year. Here we go: Keep reading
During a season when it’s easy to get overwhelmed with how much we think we need to be doing, it’s important to give thanks, remember the reason we are celebrating, and seek to have not just the spirit of Christmas, but the Spirit of Christ. Keep reading
The idea is that wealth leads to marriage. But what if it’s the other way around. What if marriage leads to wealth? Keep reading
When we are suffering trials we are often tempted to give up faith and hope, to give in to pride and anger, to blame God rather than turning to Him. The temptations we feel are trials of our conversion and testimony. Keep reading
Self-esteem is an illusive mirage in front of us we will never arrive at. It is a bubble that will burst at the slightest disturbance. Keep reading
While these women are describing their experiences on a global scale, they are also describe my experiences at my small, local level. I appreciate what they say and certainly appreciate the opportunities I have for growth, leadership, and blessings as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Keep reading