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Why It Matters

“Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas?” This question was posed by meteorologist, Edward Lorenz, half a century ago when trying to simply explain a complex mathematical concept known as, The…

Grateful Everyday

I enjoy writing in a journal. I am not always consistent, but I have gotten in a pretty good habit of trying to write something at least once a week. For about a year, every time I write about my day…

Changes

At the women’s session of general conference earlier this month, Young Women General President Sister Bonnie H. Cordon announced a new Young Women theme and changes to Young Women class organization and names. The new theme now reads: I…

Buckle Up!

A term we’re all familiar with, “Buckle up!” is usually associated with safe transportation, and involves latching a safety belt around the torso to prevent injury. As General Conference approaches, the same advice might apply as we spiritually prepare to…

Ye Shall Have Peace

Looking back at 2018 there were countless moments of stress, anxiety, physical pain, emotional breakdowns and many more unpleasant things, making it a hard year. Despite all of that, I have been able to recognize the purifying power of…

The Enemy of Excellence

A while ago, I came across this insightful quote from Elder Kevin W. Pearson:   “Average is the enemy of excellence, and average commitment will prevent you from enduring to the end.”   The context of this quote referred…

Giving Our Lives To God

I love this quote by President Ezra Taft Benson:   “Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can. He will deepen…