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A Thousand Lights

Music brings in the Spirit so well – especially during such a holy Christmas time. This song is one of my favorite Christmas hymns as it focuses on the light of Christ. A thousand Christmas lights are lit on…

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

I’m sitting right now it the nordic, costal-town of Karlskrona in Sweden. It’s been almost pitch black since 4PM. Just two days ago I was in bright Utah weather. Sitting here has made me think about the winter that…

The Paradox of Agency

Sitting in mission prep, our teacher asked us to role play. He said “Choose any gospel topic and discuss it.” The “investigator” turned to me and said “We’ve talked about agency, but I’ve never understood how can God know…

How Heavy is Your Pack?

As summer is wrapping itself up and autumn is coming around, a few friends and I decided to go camping – to see all the beautiful colors. After some planning and packing, we headed up to the mountains. Getting…

I Hope My Best Friend is Someone I Don’t See

Starting school has always been one of the most challenging things I do each year, because I usually have to find a new friend group. Growing up, my family moved around a ton. There were only a few years…

Filling Your Craving?

If you are like me, chocolate is a big part of your life. I want to share some of my favorite, super easy recipes. And I’d love to get some of yours! All of these take 30 min or less. Also,…

Friends In Front of Presidents House in Peru

Finding Your Best Path

A few months ago my friend looked at me one night while studying and asked “Do you want to go to Peru?” Kind of thinking he was joking, but hoping it was a sincere offer, I said “YES!” Within 30…