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Why Journal?

September 1, 2003 “I go to first grad (class/period). I had a good first week. My teacher’s name is Mrs. Losser. I made new freds (friends) at school.” When I was five years old I sat down to record…

Book of Blessings

A couple of months ago, inspired by amazing RubyGirl writer Ruth’s book of miracles, I decided to start writing down the tender mercies Heavenly Father blesses me with. I got out a little notebook and wrote on the first…

I’m With Him

What words would you use to describe Jesus Christ in this picture? What type of leadership skills is He demonstrating? This semester, the sweetest part of my work is teaching two “Leadership For Life” classes on campus. I teach…

Scripture Journals Are Worth It

I know you have heard it a million times from your leaders: keep a journal while you read your scriptures!  And really the main thought that comes with that suggestion is probably “I barely have time and energy to…

Dream a Little Dream

Though it’s been almost thirty years since I went to college, I still regularly have the finals-week dream (or rather, nightmare). In it, it’s finals week and I’ve just discovered that there is a class I am registered for…

The Things You Carry

  THE FIRST TIME I SAW THIS WOMAN, I WONDERED– WHAT IS SHE CARRYING IN HER BEAUTIFUL CARPET BAG? Soft jingling silver spoons. Words on paper with her swirling handwriting. Pictures reminding her of those who traveled before her,…

Wicked Mormons

Have you heard of the musical Wicked? If you haven’t, I’m not sure where you’ve been the last 13 years. Since the opening of the show, it has spread like wildfire across the world and now you’d be hard…