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 need. So Christian. Makes me proud of my church!" I couldn't agree more. Sixty million refugees is unfathomable.    It's one thing to watch the news and read the stories … [Read more...]

Friendship 101

Meet my friend, Trina. Don't go stealing her away though. Just meet her and appreciate her like I do. I am perhaps the most blessed woman in the world in many ways. One of them is that I have terrific friends. Trina is one of them. How do I love her? Let me count the ways: 1. She is my flower fairy. It started when I was labeled with the dreaded "C" word. She came over and planted pansies in my flowerbed so that I could see them every day and be reminded that I … [Read more...]

A few things you’ve gotta try

Bloggers love lists. So, I decided to join the list craze. Here are five things you gotta try: 1. Sara introduced me to this website this summer and my life has never been the same. Okay, that's an overstatement. But, saying it's my go-to place for great ideas is 100 percent right. Really. It's a lot more fun than Facebook because you can search for what interests you. Fair warning:  it is addictive. I told my niece about it and she called me one night and said her … [Read more...]