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atonement

If You’re Feeling Discouraged. . .

It was just a heavy day. I spent the whole day feeling sad, less-than, weak, and discouraged. I’m sure you’ve felt this way too–like you’re carrying backpack full of rocks, and maybe a duffle bag too, in each hand.…

Thank Heavens

So, before you begin reading this short passage about angels, open up Youtube or iTunes or Spotify and search the song Light by Sleeping at Last. Press play. Now begin reading. I think that everyone is part angel. Sometimes I see…

Broken

Last week, my boys and I watched this sailboat float too close to the rocks at Bluff Cove in Palos Verdes Estates. It was a magnificent sailboat before the waves caught it and thrust it up against the jagged…

Hosana! Easter is Coming!

Easter is coming! And so are the chocolate bunnies, pastel jelly beans, Cadbury eggs, Easter egg hunts, and Easter baskets. Easter is always a joyful time. The days are warmer; summer is just around the corner; and really, who…

Got Trials?

Are you anxious about upcoming trials?  If you are, you’re in good company. When Jesus was in the Garden of Gethsemane, the scriptures tell us he felt sorrow and heaviness just prior to experiencing the Atonement on our behalf.…

Princesses and Dentists

I used to be absolutely positive that I was going to be a dentist. It is a weird plan for a little girl – I know – but I was never really a normal child anyway. I thought it was…