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A Humble Leaf

Fall means leaves and leaves mean HUMILITY!  It makes perfect sense right?  Well… maybe not.  Let me spell it out for you. I walked down the street on a beautiful Sunday morning this month, leaves strewn beneath my feet. …

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Has there even been such a season of earthquakes and hurricanes? Here at RubyGirl.org we are feeling sorrowful and frightened for our brothers and sisters who have been affected by recent natural disasters. We are especially worried about Puerto…

Flying Away from Fear

As young women, we face many fears.  Two that I am often bothered with are fear of failing and fear of not being good enough, whether in the eyes of myself, others, or Heavenly Father. Are we allowing fears…

Lessons in Service

In high school, I never felt like I was good at “service.” I didn’t volunteer very much, unless it was organized by someone else. I felt intimidated by people I didn’t know. I was naturally shy. In college, I…

The Problem in India, and What You Can do About It

One thing the world can pretty much agree on is this: There are a lot of problems on this planet. Some people have no food, or a family to support them. Pretty much everybody understands this, and if you’re…

“Burdened With a Load of Care”

This morning I woke up to a blanket of snow covering the flowers, leaves, and grass.  As I gazed at the plants, drooping under the weight of the wet snow, my thoughts immediately turned to lines from one of…

Step Back, Kneel Down

Have you ever been in the grocery store checkout line and suddenly your mom says the dreaded words, “I forgot something,” and walks away? She leaves you in the line alone to search for the forgotten item. You eye the…