Category Archives: Life Lessons

P is for Purple Shirts

The following is taken from an email I received from one of my former seminary students who recently returned from her mission to Canada. It is not only an example of how God hears and answers our prayers, but that … Continue reading

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L is for Lost

Today’s post is a guest blogger, my daughter. I’ve asked her to tell her story in her own words. This is a testimony not only to the power of prayer, but of having a real, personal relationship with our Heavenly … Continue reading

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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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J is for Journaling

Although I’m sure I kept some sort of journal in my high school years and earlier, I have none extant to show for it, and don’t remember it being a major focus. The earliest journal I still have is one … Continue reading

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I is for Investigator

I have been an investigator my whole life. I like the challenge of solving mysteries and finding truth. I guess that’s why I like to do puzzles and read detective books. Back as a pre-teen I had a detective company … Continue reading

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A-Z Reveal

I’m a seeker, a life-long learner, and am always looking for ways to improve my life/health/understanding of all that is good. I have an open mind and a willingness to believe, so often can be found trying out new things. … Continue reading

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Ya’ Alright?

I had an “Aha!” moment today as I realized the true meaning behind this British greeting. Several times lately I’ve been greeted by a UK friend with, “You alright?” and I thought to myself, “I must be looking sad/bad/tired or … Continue reading

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N is for Night Driving

The whole of chapter 13 of the Official DVSA Guide to Driving is devoted to Night Driving and I understand why– The absolute worst thing about being in England is driving at night. As the days got shorter and shorter, … Continue reading

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G is for Give Way

There are very few stop signs in the UK. More often junctions are regulated by the Give Way sign. This is the only sign that is an inverted triangle–the point at the bottom. This is because it is most important … Continue reading

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F is for Fords & Fog

Not the cars, but large bodies of water across a road. Sometimes these are temporary and unintentional, as can happen on these narrow country roads if they are near a water source or it has been raining heavily, but others … Continue reading

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