“Lord, Give Me Mountains To Climb.”

President Eyring gave a talk a few years ago called, “Mountains to Climb.” It’s always been one of my favorite talks and it was one that I frequently shared on my mission (you can watch it at the bottom of this post!). Anyway, lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the trials that I’ve been […]

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Lesson #2: Always Be Kind

There is a hymn that is seldom sung at church called “All Creatures of Our God and King.” It’s one of my favorite songs. The first stanza says, “All creatures of our God and King/Lift up your voices and with us sing/Alleluia, alleluia . . .” Every time I hear this song, I always think of Shurleah. […]

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His Plan A

This is the week that I would be returning home from my mission. In fact, it would be this Thursday that I would be walking off the plan and seeing my family for the first time in 18 months. But seven months ago, I came home early. My health wasn’t going to allow me to […]

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In Times of Need

“Stop seeking out the storms and enjoy more fully the sunlight.” —President Gordon B. Hinckley My life has been pure chaos for the past month and a half. Moving, homework, work, friends, family, church, sleep, eat, repeat. It’s been a non-stop go, go, go. I honestly can say that I will be so relieved once this […]

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Q&As: What the heck is Mormonism?

Some of you may have noticed by now that I make a lot of references to the church I belong to. If you haven’t noticed that, I’m sure you will now. I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I’m very open to sharing what I believe and why. You […]

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