Our Foundation is Firm, but is our Agency?

Today I had the opportunity to listen to General Conference. It is something that happens every 6 months, that the LDS faith participates in. Many of the talks were centered on the roles of a man and a women. I was happy that the church was clarifying these roles because of the beliefs that other... Continue Reading →

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Enjoying The Last of the Firsts

It all started here at Cynthia Mann Elementary School in Boise Idaho. I'm sure that day I woke up and thought I can't wait till I reach my last semester of college...Just kidding, I was thinking about snack time. Today I started my LAST FIRST day of school here at Utah State. It is a... Continue Reading →

Skirts Are So Opressive…Said No One Ever

op·pres·sive /əˈpresiv/ Adjective Unjustly inflicting hardship and constraint, esp. on a minority or other subordinate group. I was in a deep sleep this morning when I received a text at such as ghastly hour, 9:00 am. After chastising my sister Emily for contacting me so early, I got to her question... "Are you wearing pants... Continue Reading →

Double The Trouble

On Saturday I got to see one of my companions that just got home a few months ago. She was my companion during my third transfer. We only got to be together for one transfer, because apparently we became too good of friends... We were known as "Double the Trouble." She taught me so much... Continue Reading →

ONE YEAR HOME!!!

  Today marks my ONE YEAR of being home. Time just flies, and I cannot believe how far I've come. A year a go I had set goals, made plans and had my life all set...Today, I look back and realize most of those have fallen through. However, I am as happy as can be... Continue Reading →

Mercy From My Mates

  In my earlier post about my spur of the moment surgery I had mentioned how my mother was unable to come attend to my every needs... I don't think I realized how much help I was really going to need after having my foot torn to pieces. After my initial doctors appointment, I had... Continue Reading →

A Finalized Feminist

This past week I finalized all of my degrees prior to my graduation in MAY! I will be graduating now with an AREA STUDIES in Women and Gender Studies. Now this may give me the title of "Feminist," and man I hate using the F word sometimes, because it is not accepted by everyone... But... Continue Reading →

A New Age In the Mormon Church

We just finished another General Conference. This one was a little different than most. President Monson provided us with new revelation that has dropped jaws. It was announced, that boys may enter the mission field at 18, and girls at 19. My first thoughts were ones of jealousy. I wish I could have gone when... Continue Reading →

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