Category: Share Goodness

The Eye of the Storm

There are people dear to me who, right now, are enduring some extreme conditions.  As the storms in South Texas bandy about water and wind and residents either flee or hunker down to ride out the storm we send thoughts of love and strength…

Some Things Take Time

Jessica and I took an adventurous walk yesterday, trying to get better acquainted with our new surroundings. Having recently moved we are becoming adept explorers, letting curiosity be our guide as we try new things and experience new places. About halfway down a tree-lined…

Optimum Capacity

It is my nature to regularly stretch myself to max capacity, to test limits, to fill my life with beautiful and meaningful endeavors.  Today I am thinking about how moments of operating at full creative strength are insightful and invigorating.  They can also be…

Intentional Sacrifice

The Lord has always asked His people to sacrifice.  It’s looked different throughout Judeo-Christian history but the principle has been constant. Regardless of the sacrifice, Israel of old and the Savior’s followers now are asked to give something to the Lord that puts them…

Abundance is everywhere…

if that’s what you’re seeking.  There was a time when I would focus on all that was missing from a picture like this.  That view was usually wrapped around a desire for more carefree cartwheeling children.  Life is so much richer now that I…

Gratitude is Magic

I’m especially convinced of this after hand-delivering thank you notes today.  Last weekend the Relief Society of our church worked with Catholic Charities to host a Refugee Family Education Day and offer 300+ refugees job and home management classes.  I was part of a…

Live your Gratitude

A few weeks ago on a sunny southern California day, I knelt at the side of my Grandfather’s grave as my dad and I arranged flowers in a makeshift flower dugout (a Titos Tacos cup was all we had and my dad was sure…

You for President

As those of us in the US navigated this voting season we partnered with people and principles that resonated with us.  Each of us considered the challenges and opportunities we faced and listened to the ideas presented that might assist us in living our…

Easy Agenda for tomorrow’s Family Council

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Gratitude for Resurrection

You see, this body of mine, it carries both the signature of God and the story of my life,