Tag Archives: Religion

44 Questions – Grateful

In doing this ongoing countdown, I have plenty of answers, but am still working my way through questions.  As you know (probably) I've read an article (once… ish) in the New York Times about a study where it was determined … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

Every year I struggle to feel that magic of "Christmas" it's very easy to blame that emptiness on the horrid desert.  (Serious, no snow … not even cool enough to daydream about turning on the heater.)  but this helped. and … Continue reading

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Cornucopia of Thought

"What'cha thinking about?" is the question… and the answer "oh… you know, everything." Today is Sunday, a day for quiet reflection, scripture study, thoughtful meditation, a pleasant nap, and wonderful time with family. This evening the children and I sat … Continue reading

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A Song From the Heart

Music is a big part of me, and being able to make music is as important to me as being able to fly is to a bird.  (Except penguins and other non-flying birds, they don't know what they're missing!) Side … Continue reading

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Doing Something Right

There are days when, it feels like you should have a party… because you successfully got out of bed, and even got the kids to school on time. (Or within 10 minutes of the start of school… lower your standards … Continue reading

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Never Alone

As my daughter was falling asleep tonight she reached out to me with her little broken emotions.  "Daddy, today it felt like people were talking about me… and once when I was at a friends house, they said I talk … Continue reading

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The Wise Man

Today at Church I heard a story retold by a personal hero of mine, President Uchtdorf; the story, he said, originated in China a long time ago. A certain wise man in China had a boy, a house, a horse, and crops. One … Continue reading

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Salt Lake Temple

One of the Children's favorite places.

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A Parable of Prayer(able)

Tonight I thought it was important to sit the children down and discuss the ways we can pray.  Sure there's no WRONG way to pray, but if there was, it'd be mindlessly repeating the same phrase again without a thought … Continue reading

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I Only Want a Miracle

I have noticed soething, in my secret prayers… When I want something, I generally want it to come in the form of a Miracle.   "Please bless that a bike will magically appear."  Is how a child might pray, and … Continue reading

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