The Car That Ran on Prayer Stopped For a Soon-to-be Prophet

(This was written as a portion of a long-form essay which is now a book in progress.) The summer was marked by challenges with the Volvo. Although it had run without issue to get me to my granddaughter’s Baptism; I struggled with a variety of electrical issues with the car throughout August. While attempting to regularly […]

Guest Post: The Moments I Knew

Church members can often point to a singular experience when they “knew” it was true…I never had that experience. I’ve actually had thousands of them.

Experimenting on His Words

Personal Revelation has been an integral part of my conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since the beginning.  Having indefinite “feelings” about things in my and my children’s lives is not new for me…or for them. Knowing where those feelings come from, is. Since my pre-Baptism lessons four and a half […]

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

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 […]

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.