A perk to living in a small town is you get a small town radio station. I’m referring to the few of us who still listen to over-the-air, broadcast, loaded with commercials radio. Before you poo-poo the thought let me just say, I only listen to the radio when I’m in the car. As I mentioned, I live in a small town so my daily commute to work takes about 7 minutes. It can take up to 15 excruciatingly long minutes if there is construction. But all in all, I typically spend less than 30 minutes in my car a day. It’s not worth it to pay for music so traditional AM/FM works just fine for me. Let me tell you more about the radio station I listen to in the mornings. It’s an AM station with local deejays in the morning. The playlist is the whim of the DJ on shift which means I could hear just about anything in the morning. There is no set genre. Continue reading
I opened my package of Starbursts and saw this little pink guy. He was all squished and mushed. But he was a pink guy so… Continue reading
What you see is what you get with me. I am who I am. Not perfect but…me. Continue reading
I am a piece
one little piece of many.
Put us together
we can be quite pretty. Continue reading
by Elder Brian K. Taylor
In the Disney cartoon Sleeping Beauty, three fairies bestow gifts upon a newborn child to help and benefit her during her life. I have thought about the three gifts that the fairies chose to give the child deeming them as blessings. In the end, I have to disagree with the three gifts the fairies share. The only useful one is the last one to counteract the spell the child was placed under. If I were to have a child, what gifts or talents would I want that child to possess? Continue reading
by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
This belonged to one of the major themes I picked up on the last conference. A conference watcher usually picks up on themes needed most in his or her life. This was no different. Continue reading
“I don’t expect to be loved,” she said.
“It is too much to hope for.
At least, for somebody like me.
I know I’m plain and a bit of a bore. Continue reading
Only you should set your priorities. But sometimes we let the demands of others set our pace. That is a sure way to burn ourselves out. Then what? Continue reading
I am tryin’
to be a lion Continue reading
by Elder J. Devn Cornish
If I were still working with the youth, I would use the study of this talk for a lesson or activity. If anyone asked my opinion about what our youth need, especially our young women, I would reply a healthy perspective on self-esteem. What it is and what it isn’t. Continue reading