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The Recipe for Happiness

| Kadie W., 17, California | A cup of sugar, a dazzle of salt, and a teaspoon of vanilla are just a few of the key components to a chocolate chip cookie recipe. Just like sugary, delicious desserts, many…

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…

Gifting the Savior’s Way

One of my favorite Christmas memories is of my childhood, as I walked the streets of my small Idaho hometown, shopping for gifts to give my family. There was no mall in my town. Just little drugstores and variety…

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…

In Memory

Memorial Day in Boston is coming to an end. No matter where you live or what you ate or how you spent the day today, I hope you were able to take some time to think about the men…

Sunshine in Your Heart

It was gray and rainy this morning where I live. We had to duck and cover as we sprinted from the parked car to the church doors. Partway through the church service, we sang: “You can live a happy…

If She Only Chose

One of my very favorite books is Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. It’s also my mom’s favorite book, and for good reason – there are many wonderful lessons contained in those pages. 🙂   Several chapters into Little Women,…