Since today is Palm Sunday and it’s the start of Holy Week, I want to share a campaign which my church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has launched: The Prince of Peace. I hope you enjoy the video and will take a little time this week to reflect on the eight principles selected from our… Continue reading The Prince of Peace (and a 52 Story)
While living in Lima, Peru, not so very long ago, I was given an exciting birthday gift. After taking me out to lunch downtown (and instructing me to eat light), three lovely women, each old enough to be my mother, walked me across the street to an outfit that specialized in paragliding. My friends promptly paid for me… Continue reading The Joy of Living in the Moment
I have been tagged by the adorable Elizabeth at The Comfortable Coop. I love her blog as it is upbeat and charming, so make sure you visit. She’s got some great recipes on there and video clips of ducks in her bathtub! Read on if you want to get to know me a bit and then see… Continue reading The Blogger Tag
I was a very good girl last year and kept a detailed journal from February through December. In the past, my journaling has been rather inconsistent, but I’m confident my sporadic efforts will add up nicely to give a sweet picture of my life for my future great-great grandchildren, especially if I keep the habit up and… Continue reading Keeping a Journal and 52 Stories
On Christmas Eve Day we opened a wonderful package sent to us by new friends in Kentucky. It warmed our hearts! As it was Marcus’ birthday, he got to open seven gifts, each wrapped multiple times by his sister. We gave him a group gift of the first seven seasons of MythBusters. He was definitely one happy birthday… Continue reading Our Christmas
I love this song and I think Peter Hollens is amazing! (I also like Josh Groban.) Wishing my readers a joyous and beautiful Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I plan to silence my phone and leave my laptop alone this weekend (right after I post this, haha). I want to live in the… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
We have a lovely newlywed couple living temporarily in our basement (which has all the components of an apartment such as a full kitchen, master suite, 2nd laundry room and 2nd family room). The husband made us this manger as an early Christmas gift. It’s the perfect fit for my oldest nativity set. I couldn’t… Continue reading Nativities and Our Christmas Advents