In utter and complete disbelief, my words were taken from me in front of the video call I was in the midst of, as I watched in shock as my beloved Triple splashed into my dog's water bowl.
For weeks I lamented about the lack of ability to take Sacrament as a single sister. I posted in a few Latter-day Saint groups on social media where others might commiserate. Then I deleted my posts, not wanting to sow discontentment.
In June 2020, in and amongst the shut-downs and strife, I began to feel a whisper from the Holy Spirit. I shared those feelings with my friend, Dennis. Dennis responded with a very distinct, "I don't have ANY MORE TIME!!" But that didn't stop the whispers I was hearing. In fact, not only did they... Continue Reading →
Sacrament Young men assemble White shirts and ties. More boys gather Have we told any lies? Arms folded All pray A boy’s voice is heard. Bishop nods in, Agreement is conferred. The taste the texture of bread on the tongue Thoughts directed To what He has done. Cup touches Lip opens fresh water poured Christ’s... Continue Reading →
The Christmas BasketIt's been three years now, since this little basket found its way to my front door. I was new in town and new in a Church Ward Family.I was also new to being housed. After having lived in my car and by other means, not under a roof of my own, for 7.5... Continue Reading →
In 2013, I was at my bottom. I had exploited my favorite drug to its finite but frustrating conclusion and I was left once again with nowhere to go. In spite of a nagging feeling I was doing something wrong, ... But, it fed my addiction.
Back in April, President Nelson blessed us before he finished the Conference with this Apostlic Blessing: "During this time of tension and uncertainty,and invoking the authority vested in me,I would like to confer upon you an apostolic blessing • I bless you with peace and increasing faith in the Lord. • I bless you with... Continue Reading →
Do you ever raise your voice without thinking about it, just to make a point? I did that last night, and I was left with my ear feeling bruised and wondering what I had done. The worst part? It was over something that didn't matter AT ALL!!!The spirit of contention is STRONG right now!! So,... Continue Reading →