Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

My Dear Hamilton

Today I finished reading a book I loved about Alexander Hamilton’s wife, Eliza.  It was an amazing read, especially coupled with our recent trip to New York City, where we saw the Broadway play, Hamilton.  Both the read and the … Continue reading

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“In the path of their duty”

I believe in prophets.  I believe God speaks to them.  He always has, He always will.  In the Old Testament, the prophet Amos said, “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he  revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.”   These prophets help us … Continue reading

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A Bit of Reading at Ashley Lake, Montana

Our daughter married Graham Johnson while we were in Washington.  This last week his family invited us to their cabin home at Ashley Lake, Montana.  I took a book I’ve been waiting to read these last 3 years.  It went … Continue reading

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I Was Given A Gift

Today John and I went into our local Orem Costco to pick up some food, now that we’re home again. The parking lot was full of cars and there are new town homes surrounding it.  The mall nearby has had … Continue reading

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Beach Reading, Newport 2018

I’ve just spent 3 years without having time to read a book for fun.  I’ve really really missed reading.  I love books.  I love love love books.  I didn’t have much time to throw together my beach library box this … Continue reading

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Homecoming Talk –Sis Lewis 8 July 2018

Here are the notes I spoke from in my homecoming talk on Sunday.  These clips are a few of the highlights from talks and trainings I’ve given during the last 3 years. Lessons Learned God has a plan for us, … Continue reading

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Pooh knows my heart

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The Day the Quilts Came Down

A big yellow moving truck pulled into the neighborhood this morning.  Moving Day has come.  It’s hard to believe we must go now.  We’ve been thinking about this day for some time now, dreading it.  We wanted the Mission Home … Continue reading

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Dad’s Best Dating Advice–How to cut the tail off a dog

I was single for a very long time. During that time, there were a fair number of boys in and out of my life. Sometimes those boys wanted to stay longer than they were welcome, and, being a soft-hearted person, … Continue reading

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Go to the light.

God always answers prayers. When we feel we aren’t getting an answer, we might need to step back and see the bigger picture. “Darkness is not an indication that there is no light. Most often it simply means we’re not … Continue reading

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