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Anabella

Gifts From God

Today, I received the most beautiful gift from God: the sight of snow! I woke up to a carpet of white upon the world outside my window and countless snowflakes swirling in the air. Being at BYU has given…

If She Only Chose

One of my very favorite books is Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. It’s also my mom’s favorite book, and for good reason – there are many wonderful lessons contained in those pages. 🙂   Several chapters into Little Women,…

Courage and Kindness

The other day, I was eating dinner with my family at a restaurant and remarked how much I liked the pretty floral skirt and sparkly shoes that the lady sitting at a table across from us had on. Then…

The Key to Getting Through Trials

Each of us will experience trials that seem unbearable. While I was recently feeling this way, I remembered a story I’d heard last month:   A boy was in the midst of an overwhelming trial and exclaimed, “I can’t…

Stage Fright and The Sound of Music

I woke up with a start, head pounding and hands shaking. I sat up slowly and crawled out of bed. It was the morning of an event I’d been dreading for weeks – my orchestra concert.   Although I…

City of Stars (and Circles)

I was humming “City of Stars” and thinking about what to write for this article when I suddenly remembered a book I hadn’t read in a long time – You Are Special by Max Lucado.   Have you read…

This Letter Is For You

Hey you!   Yes, you. 🙂   You’re AWESOME.   Life can be extremely tough, I know. You’re doing amazing!!         There’s a quote I once came across that I love: “How amazing is it that the same God…