Thankful tree spreading roots

We started our traditional “Thankful Tree” on the first FHE in November. It’s gradually gaining more and more gratitude leaves each day. Hopefully it will be all filled up like it was last year by Thanksgiving. Oh man I love November.  So much to be grateful for! So this Monday we decided to gather to…

I am grateful for Activity Days, family trees and thankful trees

When girls turn eight in our church they get to start going to “Activity Days,” (they get to meet with all the other girls in the congregation and do activities based on ideas from the Faith in God program here.  It’s a pretty darn fun way to learn how to strengthen their testimonies, serve others, study the…

the “eye of the storm” and our traditional “thankful tree”

I love my Mom. Oh wait, I already said that. But I really, really do. She is probably the most giving, thoughtful, selfless, humble, nurturing, beautiful-inside-and-out person I know. And she’s one of my best friends in all the world. My kids think she’s pretty spectacular as well. When I had toddlers clinging to my…