Two Ceremonies

when the day of my second anniversary of holding my Temple Recommend coincided with the date of my graduation, I felt a subtle “nod” from my Heavenly Father

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Four Years After Baptism

  On March 23, 2013 I was baptized. March 23 of this year came around and I was visiting Columbia, South Carolina. It seemed a fitting day for a temple trip. After all, I was in the area hunting up ghosts of my ancestors. During a middle of the night genealogy session spurred by The […]

Day of Prayer

On March 6, 2013, I said a prayer. A short prayer, a simple prayer, THEN I acted on the impression I received. Since that moment, my life has changed significantly.  Let me back up for a few moments. The year 2012 was a very full year for me. While I was travelling the country, I […]

Testimony of Forgiveness

Today I bore my testimony.  My Testimony of God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. I bore my testimony that They LIVE and give me guidance every single time I ask. But I didn’t say those things. Those words stayed locked inside of me as I thanked the Manchester Ward of the Bremerton, Washington Stake […]

The Car That Ran on Prayer

I had planned to leave a week in advance; I had planned to rent a car. I had also planned to come back home after the twins were baptized. I didn’t plan leaving my husband at his behest. I didn’t plan to divorce him. But nothing went as planned.

Music Moves My Soul

I was born into a family that appreciated music. Everyone played something or sang, or both. On family trips, no matter who we were travelling with; the music was always cranked loud and everybody sang. As a small child, I loved singing with both my mother and father. My little brother grew into a fabulous […]

Maggie and the Missionaries

OR “Those Tender Kind Souls Who Would Have LIKED Preached His Gospel to Me and Those I Finally Listened To” I have rarely admitted to anyone the long road it has taken me to get to a point where I invited missionaries into a house in which I resided. In fact, I don’t believe I […]