The Joy Maker

My daughter and I just finished reading The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. I’d read this book in elementary school. However, as a child, I missed the message of healing in this classic children’s novel. As did my ten-year-old daughter. She loved the magical characters. Dickon the animal charmer. Mrs. Medlock the stern housekeeper. […]

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Book Update

I’ve had a lot of feedback from readers since I published Restoring Virtue last September. One thing I’ve heard from everyone I’ve talked to is that although their life experiences have been different (most have not been victims of sexual abuse) they identified with feelings I described. Their own trials brought about the same sorrow […]

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Restoring Virtue

After a lot of hard work, countless hours at the keyboard, serious soul-searching, and many highs and lows, I’m finally ready to share my book, Restoring Virtue, A Testimony of Healing Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. (Amazon, Createspace) Restoring Virtue is about how I was able to access the Atonement as a way to […]

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The Biggest Lie I Ever Told

I hate navigating crowded stores and parking lots during the holidays, so most of my family’s Christmas presents are purchased through the internet. Adding to the steady stream of packages are those from family who live out of state. I’m not always sure what’s inside the packages waiting in my mailbox, or who they are […]

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