Have you read the phrase “the gift of tongues” in the Bible and wondered what it meant? Well, in the LDS faith we understand it to be not babbling in language that no one understands, but in part, to be able to communicate in a language that others DO understand that is not native to oneself. I had a special experience with it today. It’s … Continue reading The Gifts of Tongues and Hands
Thoughts for Tyler_s 35th birthday Continue reading Thoughts for Tyler’s 35th Birthday
In light of all of the stories coming forward in late 2017 and early 2018 from women and men who had been harassed or abused, we’ve had a few exchanges in our family about our reactions. I found myself wondering why I usually ended up defending the accusers and victims while the others seemed not near as compassionate or sympathetic as I felt they should … Continue reading I spoke to my 17 & 20 year old sons about sexual harassment.
I’d just come out of a store where I’d been shopping for an inexpensive sheet for a gift I’m making. I went there because the fabric I’d just purchased at the fabric store was expensive, but I’d talked myself into it because the recipient of the gift will be so grateful and I think truly cherish the gift. I just wanted to be sure there … Continue reading Begging My Pardon, Lord.
In case you haven’t been on planet Earth in the last 4 months, let me bring you up to speed with this news- we have been experiencing natural disasters in Biblical proportions. And I mean that literally, it is right smack out of the Bible. I’m totally appreciating that phrase for this post. Thanks, whoever made it up. But that’s not what this post is … Continue reading We Weren’t Designed For This