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Date registered: July 27, 2022

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  1. If You Only Take One Class in College, Let it Be This One — February 20, 2021
  2. “How can I tell when God is trying to tell me something?” — January 26, 2021
  3. Why I’m Grateful for the Book of Mormon! — November 22, 2020
  4. Christmas Morning Quiche — September 25, 2020
  5. My Favorite Supplemental Resources for Come Follow Me — September 23, 2020

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Feb 20

If You Only Take One Class in College, Let it Be This One

  Recently I was pondering this question: What was the most valuable thing I learned in college? Out of everything I learned, what has been the most helpful? If I could go back and only take one class, what class would that be? Or if I could tell my kids to take only one class, …

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Jan 26

“How can I tell when God is trying to tell me something?”

(From a talk I prepared a while back, which I’ve been feeling impressed to share) Recognizing the Lord’s voice in our daily lives   I’d like to share some thoughts about learning to recognize the Lord’s voice in our daily lives.   When I was younger, I really struggled with this. I occasionally would feel that warm feeling …

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Nov 22

Why I’m Grateful for the Book of Mormon!

Some things I wouldn’t know were it not for the Book of Mormon, or things which I understand more clearly because of it   I’m immensely grateful for the Holy Bible. But have you ever wondered why there are so many different interpretations of it? And so many different churches, based on all these different …

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Sep 25

Christmas Morning Quiche

I love quiche! This is the recipe my mom always made for Christmas morning breakfast, and it’s the best. We would have it with muffins and juice. There are all sorts of variations you can do with it, but my personal favorites are the sausage quiche and the broccoli quiche. But they’re all good!     …

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Sep 23

My Favorite Supplemental Resources for Come Follow Me

Okay first let me make a disclaimer: I’m not a fan of leaning on supplemental materials. There are SO MANY supplemental resources out there! So many lesson ideas, summaries, handouts, youtube lessons, etc. and I’m sure a lot of them are really great. But I’ve found (at least for me) that it can be SO EASY to get …

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Jul 24

An Interesting Pattern I Noticed at General Conference

I loved the April 2020 General Conference! It was so amazing! I want to share something that stood out to me that I thought was pretty interesting.    First of all, to set the stage, this is important:   At the beginning of the year, speaking specifically about the upcoming conference and our need to …

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Jul 17

Don’t Suppress A Tiny Voice

I heard this song a few years ago, and it really touched me!   Letting Perfectionism Suppress Our Voice I feel like it can be easy to feel tempted to suppress our voice, and to doubt our contribution because of our imperfections and weaknesses.  We might think, who am I to speak up? Especially when surrounded …

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Jul 17

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Waffles

I came up with this recipe one day when I was trying to figure out a way to use up a little leftover pumpkin I had on hand, and it’s become one of our favorites. My kids love these. Hope you do too! Ingredients: 2 large eggs 1 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup oil 1/4 …

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Jun 23

Messages from the Lord vs Messages from the Adversary

In our day, we are bombarded with messages. Those messages come in many forms and through many mediums- i.e. the internet, social media, symposium, videos, op-eds, ted-eds, memes, books, teachers, forums, and even our friends. Many messages may seem harmless, but are propagating false ideas that do not come from God. Sometimes messages from the …

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Jun 10

One of the Most Important Pieces of Counsel the Prophet Ever Gave

June 20, 2020 I want to talk about what is (in my opinion) one of the most important, and perhaps overlooked, pieces of counsel that our prophet President Nelson ever gave. Back in January of 2016, I attended a devotional for young adults, where President Russell M. Nelson spoke. It was an amazing talk! One …

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May 11

On Discerning Truth, Prophets, & The Family Proclamation

  I’ve felt impressed to share some thoughts from a church lesson I taught (about a year ago, I think). I put it all on video (above)                 But since it’s quite long I also put some of the main points on here. I may come back later and add …

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Apr 30

A Hardened Heart

A hardened heart Crusted over Closed off to the light,  to the Spirit To change.   But it wasn’t always that way.   It hardened over time Indiscernibly. A little pride here,  a little there. And all the while you thought you were fine, Learning, growing, maturing, developing, becoming   But what are you becoming? …

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Dec 18

Why I Love The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints!

  Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my faith— what I believe, and why I believe it, and reflecting on my membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. And recently I just have this burning desire to share about why I love being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ …

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Oct 16

Grandma Gunn’s Famous Applesauce Oatmeal Spice Cookies

My Grandma used to make these all the time, and so this is a very nostalgic recipe for me. She was always very health conscious, and so these are her “healthy” cookies, made with whole wheat flour, applesauce, and nuts. What a lady!     Grandma Gunn’s Super Healthy Whole Wheat Applesauce Raisin Cookies:   …

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Oct 16

Easy! Light & Fluffy No-Bake Cheesecake

This is my favorite go-to cheesecake recipe. Been wanting to post this for a while. It’s super easy and yummy! I’m usually not a huge cheesecake fan— a little too rich and heavy for me. But I LOVE this recipe (it’s more light and fluffy). And it’s delicious topped with berries! Definitely one of my very …

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Sep 28

Italian Lemon Chicken (Freezer Meal)

I didn’t take any pictures of it, but this recipe was pretty good, so I thought I’d share!   Ingredients: (Sorry about the imprecise amounts – this is just what the recipe said) 1 lb. Chicken A little less than 1/4 cup lemon juice (or 1/2 of 1/4 cup….1/8 cup) A little less than 1/4 …

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Mar 30

Grandma’s Faith: Putting the Lord First

It’s Easter time! I love this time of year, when we can reflect on the Savior and the joy/peace that comes from embracing gospel principles. In light of the church’s #PrinceofPeace initiative, I want to share about someone in my life who I look up to as an example of faith.   Meet my Grandma, Velda …

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Mar 02

Things I Love About Lisa! (+ some little-known stories)

I love raving about particularly awesome people. And my sister Lisa is one of those people worth raving about! Seriously, she’s a gem. I’m so glad I have a sister/best-friend like her. And she just had a birthday! Time to make her blush a little 😉 Here’s a few reasons why I think she’s amazing!   Super …

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Sep 28

Quotes about Journal Writing!

I was researching about what has been taught by modern prophets and church leaders about keeping a journal, and found a lot of good quotes I hadn’t read before. I thought I’d share it here on my blog for those who are interested 🙂   Keeping a Journal “I personally believe that the writing of …

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Sep 26

Easy Coconut Chicken Curry (Freezer Meal!)

I love freezer meals. This is a recipe I came across that turned out really good. I’ve made it several times 🙂   Recipe: 1 lb. raw chicken, cubed 1/2 cup chopped zucchini 1 cup carrots, coarsely chopped (in sticks) 1 cup sweet potato, chopped (don’t substitute regular potatoes or it will get too mushy …

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