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Ruth Mitchell

Hope For Those In A Dating Wilderness

My daughter couldn’t find a date for prom. As Senior Class President, my oldest daughter Lizzy had spent the whole year fundraising and planning for prom. She was expected to go. But as the only member of the church…

When the meanest kids are at church

On a recent Sunday a friend said to me, “I came home from church today thinking, I know the church is true and I don’t like Mormons!” I knew exactly what she meant. Maybe you do, too. First, let…

To do Today: Seek beauty

Since April is national poetry month I thought I’d share a favorite poem by A.E. Housman that has in many ways shaped my life’s philosophy. Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And…

Just in time for Pi Day

In honor of Pi Day I thought I’d share with you one of my easiest and tastiest pie recipes: Key lime pie.* Be warned this recipe is sooo good that it will make you a Key lime pie snob.…

My book of Miracles Big and Small

Confession: I used to fall asleep during my prayers. ALL. THE. TIME  This changed last March when I was reading the Book of Enos and I was struck by how long he prayed. A day and a night. I…

Five Lessons From Mary this Christmas

Every young girl wants to be Mary in the nativity. It’s the coveted role, which is interesting considering how challenging it must have been to be the real Mary. I have so much respect and gratitude for her. And…

Easy as Pie

Get excited! I’m about to share with you the ultimate pie crust recipe. There might be a better recipe out there; but there isn’t a tastier, flakier crust that’s this easy to make. This recipe is crazy forgiving. And there’s…