Category Archives: Gospel

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. It affects every aspect of my life. It means so much to me and I love sharing it with others.

Not Ready

Categories: Family, Gospel, Life

In just over a week Shimri and Shimei will be 18 months old. You’re not alone, I’m not sure how that happened so fast either. Because they can’t possibly be that old already. I know I’m definitely not ready for them to be that old. I keep focusing on the word “may” in the instructions above. They may start nursery at 18 months, but they don’t have to. So maybe I’ll just keep them with me for a while longer. Keep reading

Batty about Family Home Evening

Categories: Family, Featured, Gospel, With the Kiddos

This is how one thing led to another and we had a bat-themed Family Home Evening last night. … We had bat cookies for the treat, made bat decorations for the activity, and Brett figured out a 3-year-old appropriate gospel lesson related to bats. Keep reading

Where’s the baby?

Categories: Gospel

The third tree becomes a rough beam. As the illustrations showed a man bent over carrying the beam and then a cross on the hill, Iddo asked a third time, “Where’s the baby?” Keep reading

It’s the day we get ready for Sunday

Categories: Gospel

As I’ve been trying to figure out how I can do better at keeping the Sabbath holy, making it a delight, I’ve had several thoughts. There are a few key things I’ve discovered for delighting in the Sabbath, and I’m sure I’ll figure out more/different secrets to the Sabbath as I’m at different stages of life. One thing I have learned about the Sabbath though, the primary song was wrong. Saturday is not the day we get ready for Sunday. Keep reading

O Come

Categories: Family, Gospel

But I’m most looking forward to teaching her about the baby Jesus. Although I’m sure there is much she could teach me about our Savior if I could understand with a better heart. Keep reading

Nearer My God to Thee

Categories: Gospel

Some hymns have always been favorites of mine. This is one of them. I love the connection with the story of Jacob from the Old Testament. I love the pleading in the music itself. And then BYU Vocal Point went and arranged it with Latin as well. Their version gives me chills every time. Keep reading

Faith to Overcome

Categories: Gospel, Infertility

Medicine did not help us overcome infertility. Children did not help us beat infertility. Infertility will always be with us, always be part of who we are. Faith helped me overcome infertility. Prayer helped us get through our struggles. Keep reading