Thursday, September 6, 2012

Why I started this blog

I woke up one morning a couple of days ago and it just sounded like a good idea. Actually, I love to write and have been writing stories about my life for years. A few have even been published! I just had a short experience from my college days appear in the Ensign magazine (a world-wide publication of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) and decided it was time to share my experiences as a LDS woman (Mormon), a wife, mother of four, grandmother of three, and a person who copes with Addison’s disease.

Roommates Teaching me about "Family Prayer"

My first experience with “family prayer” wasn’t with my family, but with college roommates. I had joined the Church when I first started college, then for my junior and senior years I transferred from my California junior college to BYU. A couple of girls from our Institute invited me to live with them.

Why I became a Mormon

When I was eighteen and living close to Berkeley, California, I was looking for some teachings to guide my life. I wanted a happier life than I'd seen in my family.  I looked into all sorts of religions, even Far Eastern.  Nothing felt right and many of the things they said didn't seem just;

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

One Year

Well, it has been a whole year that I have served as a Church Service Missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I have been reflecting on how my life has changed this last year.