Giving Good Gifts

When I was 8 months pregnant I attended a conference. The opening session of the conference was packed. Fortunately I had gotten there early enough to get a good seat. Unfortunately about 30 minutes into the presentation I needed to use the bathroom, one of the joys of being 8 months pregnant. I was irritated, … More Giving Good Gifts

Bump Update

In case you were curious I am still pregnant and officially at 36 weeks. When this baby is going to come is anyone’s guess. And if you would like to be in on the fun you can cast your own guess through our Google form. Here are some pictures of the growing baby bump.

A Great Comment

Yesterday I heard someone make this great comment about priorities and putting God first: When you don’t have your priorities straight, you find that your anxiety increases, even in the simple aspects of your life, such as work. You need to focus on the basics, such as putting God and family first.


Not much is happening here. Personally I am looking forward to Thanksgiving, as it has always been one of my favorite holidays. I like taking time to be grateful for what I have. One story I have from last Friday is that I was standing in line to buy tires at Costco. The lady in … More Service

Family Tree

About a week and a half ago I took the youth from church, that I work with, to a youth conference held on Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City. At first I thought that it would be the standard tour they usually give, which I have been on at least ten times, but I … More Family Tree

Hill Repeats

I walk home from the library feeling confident and reassured, I can do anything. I convince myself that this includes some hill repeats. I arrive home and change into my running clothes before I change my mind. Before I know it I am running towards my hill. I had originally planned on only doing three, … More Hill Repeats