How to Survive The Mountains in Your Life

How to Survive The Mountains in Your Life

My husband and I are on a vacation in Utah and we thought it would be fun to go hiking with one of my childhood friends and her husband. We picked a hike that we’d done before and had thoroughly enjoyed. So why am I writing about this? It all went fine, right?

Nope.

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Twice Converted Pt. 3 - You're Never Too Far Gone

Twice Converted Pt. 3 - You're Never Too Far Gone

Making these covenants is a big deal, a huge step on the path to living the life that Heavenly Father wants us to. But, on the flip side, once you do - you can’t deny that you weren’t made aware of what was expected of you. One of these things is to repent of your sins - and this isn’t just a one-time thing, you repent throughout your life

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3 Reasons Why You Should LOVE Your Body

3 Reasons Why You Should LOVE Your Body

So now, I try to not voice those comments when she’s around but really I shouldn’t be talking so negatively about myself at all. It’s a struggle, which I’m sure you’re all familiar with. But how do I change the way I see my body? Honestly, I don’t know. This is not a blog post with all the answers.

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Twice Converted - Part 2 - Going Back to Church

Twice Converted - Part 2 - Going Back to Church

The nerves are what I remember, how anxiety rioted through my stomach as I drove the twenty-minute drive to church. I was living in a different part of town than where I grew up, so I had to go to a completely different building. Lucky for me, most LDS churches are set up relatively the same.

I went to a Young Single Adults (YSA) ward in Portland and was promptly greeted by some bright-eyed missionaries when I walked into the chapel.

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Twice Converted - Part 1 of My Journey Back to God

Twice Converted - Part 1 of My Journey Back to God

It wasn’t until a year or so later that I allowed myself to be completely honest about what I wanted. I ended the very unhealthy relationship I was in and found myself on my own for the first time – really ever. It was then that I realized what was missing from my life.

It was God.

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Patience Is A Virtue... Just Not One I Have

Patience Is A Virtue... Just Not One I Have

Someone recently told me that they admire my ability to say I'm going to do something and then to actually do it. This made me laugh because that hasn't always been perceived as a strength.

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