The Presidents on Thanksgiving

I spent the day with my preschool class gearing them up for the Thanksgiving holiday. I'm sure you can imagine the makings of our day. We started out in circle time as I read them the story of “The First Thanksgiving”. Afterwards, we went to the tables,...

Our Sacred Obligation

In the past 18 years since I've been married, my callings have most often had me serving and teaching the youth. Primary Chorister, Primary President, Young Women advisor, a member of the ward Young Women presidency, etc. Currently, I teach a 12-18yrs. combined Sunday...

The Fathers in My Life

I'm eternally grateful for the many fathers in my life. First of course, was my own father. A funny man. A brilliant man. A well respected man. But the man I knew as a child seemed to slowly disappear as I grew older, and I missed the man he'd been before. As my...

Rating My Relationship With the Lord

I had one of those eye-opening moments Sunday morning. I LOVE those moments. While everyone was busily getting ready for church, I popped in The Best Three Hours of The Week, a DVD recording of a youth fireside by John Bytheway. The thing that struck me was something...

Oscar Has Left The Can

” Oh I love trash! Anything dirty or dingy or dusty Anything ragged or rotten or rusty Oh I love trash!” In the midst of the recycling revolution, those words mean something totally different than they did back when Oscar The Grouch first sang them on...