Category Archives: A-Z Challenge

F is for Flapjacks and Fortitude

[The following post is taken from my mission journal, while my husband and I were serving our couples mission in the UK from 2015-2016] I’ve been trying to be disciplined in my diet, eating healthy and losing the “mission-20” that … Continue reading

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E is for Eagles

I was a president of the women’s organization at church, and needed to replace one of my counselors, who had recently been assigned to another calling. I had two women in mind, but couldn’t decide which one was right. I … Continue reading

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D is for Direction

I have two stories to recount today, both are not first hand, from my own experiences, but are from people I know and trust. The first is an experience I heard in a church meeting while we were serving our … Continue reading

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C is for Christ

Many of these posts in my A-Z theme talk about “God,” “Heavenly Father,” and “the Spirit” as influences in “how I know,” but central to my faith is Jesus the Christ. I grew up a Catholic and had a completely … Continue reading

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B is for Buttercups

[The following post is taken from my mission journal, while my husband and I were serving our couples mission in the UK from 2015-2016] We went to RAF Feltwell for a run. I only took my ID card and my … Continue reading

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A is for Astronomy 101

Astronomy 101 My daughter had been working on a science project for several weeks, looking through the telescope, making notes, studying the stars. It came time for her to write up her project for the final grade. We went to … Continue reading

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Theme Reveal: How I know

I recently read Dan Brown’s latest book, Origin, which discusses the two Big Questions, Where did we come from? and, Where are we going? It pits Creationism against Science, giving voice to much of the atheistic viewpoint that our existence … Continue reading

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Y is for Yoga

Yoga is one of those things that is good for whatever ails you: Improves sex life improves flexibility Is a great cardio workout (especially if you are doing Yoga X with Tony!) Helps with Mindfulness Is great strength-training Can be … Continue reading

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U is for Unshod

Have you ever experienced or heard about something and immediately it felt right and true to you? That’s how I felt when I first heard about Earthing. Basically, Earthing is deriving benefit of physical contact with the earth: barefeet on … Continue reading

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P is for Probiotics

My foray into probiotics amounts to making my own Greek yogurt. It’s the live/active bacterial cultures in the yogurt that produce the probiotic effect in one’s gut. Commercial yogurts have added sugars and you can’t guarantee their effectiveness as a … Continue reading

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