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Daily Inspiration: Whirlwind Warning- Quench Not the Spirit

These are my words, I wrote in my journal back in February of 2008. “I get caught up (again, again) with the whirlwinds of urgent tasks and forget to feed my soul on the word of God.” Oh boy, that still sounds familiar. As I read that journal entry of over ten years ago and…

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Unbelievable

How is it that a full year has gone by? This is the family a little over a year ago–August 2017. I don’t have the energy to even think of what has happened since that hot, August day in Tucson. But here are some much needed and embarrassingly late updates. Two more grand babies are…

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Here we go!! Arizona Tucson Mission

Everyone has heard our story of getting called to the Arizona Tucson Mission so I won’t belabor the story. Plus, it’s all a blur to me anyway. So forgive my straight-to-the-point format. EB and I were called to be Mission President and Wife, (MP and MPW), officially last November and then got our call in…

Daily Inspiration: Putting Off the Natural Man

Another wonderful reminder, from a truly wonderful man. “We see in ourselves other familiar forms of selfishness: accepting or claiming undeserved credit; puffing deserved credit; being glad when others go wrong; resenting the genuine successes of others; preferring public vindication to private reconciliation; and taking “advantage of one because of his words.” (2 Ne. 28:8.)…

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Heavenly Father Sent Me a Crib

In my Ensign Reading Project, (and I am still way behind…) this article, “Starting Our Marriage with Nothing but Faith” by Elisabeth Allen, touched my heart.  I especially loved the heavenly sent crib part. It made me tear up because EB and I started our marriage almost 27 years ago in the same way. It brought…