I've really missed blogging. Home & garden projects have kept me really busy lately but I decided that I would sit down tonight and just write about something. Anything. It feels good to be back in the saddle again! Every day at precisely 11:11 AM, I get a prompt from my Gratitude Plus app asking… Continue reading Gratitude Plus
Butterflies have always held special meaning to me. Haven't thought about this in so long, but my very first personal e-mail address was firstname.lastname@example.org. I would twist my hair in corn rows and secure with glittery butterfly clips. I even took to painting stenciled butterflies on my furniture in high school. Once I wrote a… Continue reading A Day at the Thanksgiving Point Butterfly Biosphere
Happy New Year, friends! Can you believe it is already 2020? We are in a brand new year and a brand new decade... wow! What a whirlwind 2019 has been with lots of ups and downs and many miracles in between. Our family has received an outpouring of love and support regarding my Dad's passing.… Continue reading “Seek This Jesus”
Thank you so much to everyone who has expressed love to our family about the news of my Dad's passing on Sunday. Words cannot express the depth of sorrow we are all experiencing at this time of mourning. We have felt the strength of your prayers. We are being carried by God's grace. We have… Continue reading God Be With You Till We Meet Again
Yesterday was a wonderful day full of peace, love, and joy. And gratitude — so much gratitude! Today as I reflect on the many blessings and tender mercies, my heart is overflowing. Sometimes Christ gets lost in the hustle and bustle of holiday to-dos. It takes an intentional effort not to get distracted in all… Continue reading Joy to the World!
One of our favorite Christmas traditions is to see the beautiful lights on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Sometimes it's easy to take it for granted that we live less than an hour away from tourist attractions that visitors from all over the world come to enjoy! This year we decided to make sure… Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness
Around this time last year I was driving from Springville to Salt Lake for weekend performances of "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" at the Utah Children's Theatre. It was an amazing experience to be part of this production to tell this powerful story. "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" was one of… Continue reading Playing Mrs. Beaver in “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”
Today in Sunday School a beautiful lesson was presented about the many names given to Jesus Christ. After watching "The Christ Child" (link below) the class was asked to share their personal favorite titles attributed to Him and listed nearly fifty on the board. Here are just a few that were shared: Prince of Peace,… Continue reading Light the World