Monthly Archives: December 2015

We Were Made For These Times

This piece by Clarissa Pinkola Estes speaks to my soul: My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. I have heard from so many recently who are deeply and properly bewildered. They are concerned about the … Continue reading

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Claire is Home from Jerusalem!

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Ludwig van Beethoven: “all that was within me”

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770, died 26 March 1827) is a favorite German composer who remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, 32 … Continue reading

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I Heard the Bells

In March of 1863, 18-year-old Charles Appleton Longfellow walked out of his family’s house on Brattle Street in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and—unbeknownst to his family—boarded a train bound for Washington, D.C., traveling over 400 miles across the eastern seaboard in order to … Continue reading

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Carol of Joy

I think I post this favorite Christmas carol every year.  The first time I heard it was at the BYU Christmas Concert a several years ago.   Here you can listen to it and see the lyrics and beautiful visuals, as … Continue reading

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Missionary Mail at Christmas Time!

On Mondays we go to the Mission Office for meetings.  As we pulled up this morning, the mail truck was almost empty.  It took an entire truck to deliver today’s mail for our missionaries!  Ane we are still 10 days … Continue reading

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Days for Girls in Wenatchee!

Our DfG event in Wenatchee has made front page news today!  There is so much good going on in this world.  I feel so happy.  I am grateful for my new DfG Friends here in Washington.

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Adam UVU Intramural Champs!

I miss seeing my boy play ball.

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