Unless you are some kind of super human I’m going to assume you have some kind of weakness. A vulnerable spot. Something you just don’t have much confidence in. I’m going to share a secret with you. Maybe you already know it but for those that don’t here it is: the best way to build confidence is by accomplishment.Continue reading
Remember this beauty tag line from the 80’s?
”I don’t intend to grow old gracefully. I intend to fight it every step of the way.”Continue reading
I have a personal theory. You can place someone in a room with a million people and each of those million people tell that one person a good quality about him or her that one person may feel pretty good about themselves for a short time but will give in to self-doubt and a negative self-image within a few days. In other words, that person will not see the positivity in herself that others do. Confidence must come within. 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
If I had known a few months ago when I wrote this how many spoofs from this song would be born – I probably would have gone a different route. But I didn’t. Here is part of our camp skit (not performed by me) set to the tune of (what else?) Let It Go from Frozen (sorry, you are probably tired of the song by now).
Here I am searching for answers tonight
she said they will come to me
but I have to do my part first
so I’ll try it out and see
The river from the east
flowed down the countryside.
Born of a spring, I am clean
It takes work
to provide water for all in sight.
The animals drink from me
I give of myself freely.
I try to do the right.