My Mormon Easter

Easter is coming and I’m almost as excited as when I’m waiting for Christmas. I have family coming (Annie and Josh and their friends) for Easter weekend, which is, in itself, something to celebrate because our families are spread across the country these days. AND, it’s General Conference weekend. For those of you who don’t know about Conference Weekend, it’s going to sound dreadful, but trust me, for Mormons, it’s one of the best weekends of the year. Conference weekend is … [Read more...]

Rising After a Fall

  Today as I left my house to go for a walk in the woods, I noticed the tiny buds on our magnolia tree and a few blossoms.   Spring is trying to happen, I thought, as I walked down the driveway, bundled in my fleece jacket and gloves.   As I walked along the trail, I saw a robin perched on a limb, its bright color a beautiful contrast to the brown, leafless trees. Spring will come, I thought. After every long, cold winter, spring always comes.   It … [Read more...]