Out of Ashes, Come Blessings The Provo Tabernacle was is an ICON in the city I live. It was originally built in 1882 and was used as a meeting place for both religious and community affairs. (history of the Provo Tabernacle) The Provo Tabernacle was a beloved building to me and my family as … Continue reading The Pearl: Love Book Challenge Week 4
Having gratitude brings a state of peace, happiness and joy. Feelings that come along with being stressed out, angry, or fearful will dissipate and won't existent while you are in a state of gratitude. "Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity...it makes … Continue reading The Pearl: Love Book Challenge Week 3
On July 3, 2011, I formally met my bonus daughters. I had been dating their dad (my now ex) for 3 months. The girls lived in a different state then we did. We drove up to Oregon to spend the holiday with them. While I have great relationships with my nieces and nephews, I remember … Continue reading The Pearl: Memories for my Bonus Daughters–Happy Bonus Kids Anniversary!!!
At the conclusion of the mediation meeting of my divorce, the mediator came into the room with my attorney and me to shake our hands and thank us for choosing him. I reached to shake his and thanked him for helping me achieve my goals. He looked me directly in the eye and said " … Continue reading The Pearl: Love Book Challenge Week 2