Change, Community, Family

A Gradual Goodbye

I realize my blog can sometimes carry themes -- depending on what I'm experiencing in life. Loss is the theme for my recent blogs because that is what is consuming my life right now. Of course you know, my mom died suddenly in March. And while the grief is profound, it is eased by knowing… Continue reading A Gradual Goodbye

Community, From the News, Uncategorized

Refugee Relief — No More Stranger

Just reading and watching stories about the millions of refugees makes my heart hurt. So when I heard our Church leaders focus on it in our General Conference recently, my heart rejoiced. A friend texted me during Elder Patrick Kearon's talk and said, "I just LOVE this new emphasis on refugees in the church! So much… Continue reading Refugee Relief — No More Stranger

Community, From the News

There’s a kind of hush…

Remember the old Carpenters' song, "Kind of Hush?" If you weren't alive when it was released in 1976, you probably have no idea what I'm talking about. Anyway, I've thought of the lyrics every time I've stepped outside during the Blizzard of 2016.  "There's a kind of hush all over the world tonight..." This morning… Continue reading There’s a kind of hush…