My sister, Debbie Caple, died on February 23, 2016. What a blow to our whole family. She was 46. Grief is hard to explain. The visual that I think I agree most with is of waves. Some days is feels like the grief is just washing over me, and others if feels less "enveloping". I … Continue reading A tribute to Debbie Caple
I have been having a lot of trouble finding things to blog about the past 2 weeks. Which is very weird because I am a talker. I always have conversations running through my mind. I can be given a subject that I know even just a little about and I can talk about it. I … Continue reading You are loved!!
I am so grateful for the ability to repent. I spent quite a few years doing so many things that I later regretted. There was so much freedom from guilt and shame in the repentance process for me.
So, I'm having a pretty rough day today. All three of the grands have been sick off and on since last night about 9pm. My daughter and husband were up with them off and on all night. I have been up with them since 6am. Two of them have stopped vomiting and just "don't feel … Continue reading Today’s gratitude
Elder David A. Bednar's October 2018 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints talk is awesome as his usually are. The title is "Gather Together in One All Things in Christ" I don't know if Elder Bednar's profession was teaching, but he is an outstanding teacher. I love his talks because … Continue reading My review of “Gather Together in One All Things in Christ”
For this weeks study, I am using the download from the Red Headed Hostess, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints manual for individuals and families, and LDS.org., the "Don't Miss This" video's by Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler, plus their study sheet.["Jesus went viral before it was even a thing!!" David Butler … Continue reading Come Follow Me – John 1
https://youtu.be/UbsU3b2srQA Hope is the confident expectation of and longing for the promised blessings of righteousness. The scriptures often speak of hope as anticipation of eternal life through faith in Jesus Christ. The word hope is sometimes misunderstood. In our everyday language, the word often has a hint of uncertainty. For example, we may say that we hope … Continue reading The principle of Hope
Come Follow Me for January 14th through 20 "We have come to worship him" is Luke 2 and Matthew 2. I just want to say right here, I am loving this new curriculum!! I have also found that there are a lot of super talented members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints out … Continue reading Come Follow Me week 3
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland spoke on "the Ministry of Reconciliation" in his talk at October 2018 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Since this is one of my favorite subjects I love this talk! He told a story about a father leaving the church for a time, his children's longing … Continue reading My review of Jeffrey R Holland’s conference talk
You know, whether you refer to it as "surrender" or "letting it go", most people realize that they need to "turn over" the rough stuff in order to find some kind of peace or serenity in their life. There are multiple similar definitions to surrender: to yield to the power, control, or possession of another … Continue reading Surrender