When the answer is peace

Last week, I was in a discussion about the spiritual needs of us younger-ish people. We spoke about answers from God. There was this feeling that many seek answers but don’t seem to get them. That they ask, but don’t feel they receive. And that without an answer to all the questions and all the confusion, it […]

BYU Women’s Conference: #giveback

As a testament to the fact that normal, yes, even weakness-filled people get asked to do cool things, I was invited to speak at this year’s BYU Women’s Conference. I wouldn’t really say it was magical–more along the lines of “But I’m not like all those other women who do everything right and are never […]

You Cannot Fail

I found something out recently. I found out that I can’t fail. For a recovering perfectionist (seriously, but really, seriously), this is a hard thing to initially swallow.  Several months ago I got another calling in the ward. I’m still going 4 1/2 years strong with my service calling (which I love), but apparently I […]

Knowing What is Right

Back in my teenage years, I was a nerd. Ok, I take it back, I still am. I remember a particular day sitting on the school bus and debating with fellow friends about whether or not hot water could freeze faster than cold water. (I KNOW! I told you I was a nerd). I held […]

So…are you seeing anyone?

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that young single adultish people, gathered together in any fashion, will at some point acknowledge or converse about dating and/or the lack thereof. In my many conversations with these my fellow singles, I often hear stories of friends being at a wedding and hearing, “You’re next”. Or stories of […]