On the last Sunday of 2018, I spent my final 3rd hour of church helping out in Primary. During the lesson, a sister in my ward was teaching the children the hymn, “Come, Follow Me.” In the process, she told them this story found in Luke, chapter 5: 4 Now when he had left speaking, […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
About a month ago I wrote about feeling “stuck” spiritually. Over the past week or two I have been guided to understand some of the things I need to do to progress upward toward the blessings God has promised will one day be mine. I have been shown that I simply can’t receive those […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
What I have felt toward our leading presidential nominees for the past year can be summed up by one of many similar viral memes… For most of the year I actually ignored all things political because I just didn’t need the negativity in my life. But as my news feeds filled with more and more […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
This blog has been quiet for almost half a year. I can’t tell you how many times over the summer I wished I could hop on here at Magdala Rising and share what was going on in my head. Unfortunately, I lost the notebook where I keep my complicated password, and when I tried to […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Little children do have words given unto them many times, which confound the wise and the learned. -Alma 32:23 Yesterday the final speaker in our Church meeting was a man with an inspiring story. He had been raised in the Church but fell into troubled paths after some family trauma in his childhood. I loved […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’m so excited to share these beautiful photos from last July’s “Of One Heart and One Mind” Kundalini Yoga and Meditation workshop. The photos (with watermarks) were taken by my awesome sister-in-law Brooke Roundy (interspersed with much-less-awesome pics from my phone). She does maternity, birth, newborn, and family portraits in Utah as well. Totally check […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
For several years now I have been thinking a lot (i.e. obsessing) about food. What foods I should or shouldn’t eat, how they should be eaten (raw, steamed, soaked, sprouted, etc. etc. etc.). In this age of information, it is easy to find advice about nutrition. I have spent over a decade learning about nutrition […]Continue Reading... 7 Comments.