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Individual Beauty

~Post and photo by Becca, age 15 Recently I had a dream. This dream was long and very odd, but at the end, I found myself in a long tunnel watching three girls follow three other girls in the…

Them and Us

    The following poem was written by my 16-year-old daughter, Rachel. She wrote it for a class when they were studying World War II. But obviously the thoughts that flowed for her are are timeless. And so timely. My invitation…

The Star Still Shines

Rebecca is a 15-year-old lover of sports, piano, singing, and acting. It’s possible that she knows more about BYU sports than the sportscasters. The gospel and her family mean everything to her.  A star was the only thing I…

i carry your heart with me

Image credit, shared under Creative Commons license 2.0 Today’s guest post is by my amazing niece, Grace. I’ll let her introduce her post: I think life is all about connection. And I love to imagine myself as a composite of…

Pesto Sauce and Peanut Butter (a tender mercy story)

It had been a rough few days. I was sleep-deprived and stressed and emotionally worn out. I considered just staying in bed and reading because I’d had a really bad night, but I had already committed to take a…

Watch with me

Rachel is a junior in high school who loves to act, sing, dance, play soccer, get good grades, and spend time with friends.  Watching movies can be a fun experience, especially when you are with a group of your really…