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

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.