As they lay you in the ground, though I am not with you in person, I am with you in spirit. It’s as if my entire being decided to continue living for a day without my heart, as it is on loan in Wyoming with you and the family. Exactly where it should be; where … Continue reading As They Lay You In The Ground
I have no shortage of opinions on societal issues yet I often keep them off of social media out of respect for others. However, there is an issue involving the New York Times and the leader of the church that I choose to be a part of, that I cannot in good conscience ignore. President … Continue reading Thomas S. Monson, a Prohpet of Love
Growing up I was heavily involved in sports. By the age of ten I had tried just about every sport that was available to me: soccer, basketball, gymnastics, swimming, tennis, volleyball - I even won a punt, pass, and kick competition. When I reached middle school my interests had narrowed down to basketball and volleyball … Continue reading There Are No Balls In Heaven
A little over 8 years ago now I received a spiritual prompting (what some might call a gut-feeling) that was extremely inconvenient. It was telling me not to do something I really wanted to do and for no obvious reason. I didn’t want to listen to this prompting but looking back, I’m so grateful I … Continue reading An Inconvenient Prompting
Re-sharing from my old blog. This is a story that is very dear to me: “Colie?” “Colie?” “Colie, can you hear me?” The words, ‘Colie, can you hear me,’ were heard a lot when I was a young child. But not by me. Around age 2 or 3 my parents started noticing that I wasn’t … Continue reading Can you hear me?
Today I’m talking about the competitive edge. This is a topic I'm really excited to discuss because to say I’m competitive would be a giant understatement. When I was 8 years old I got my first, and only, yellow card in competition while playing in a little rec league soccer game. I was so focused … Continue reading Competitve Edge: Twist the Knife
"Sometimes people around you won't understand your journey. They don't need to, it's not for them." Three major events in my life immediately come to mind when I read this quote. The first one is taking a year off of school to live in and travel around Europe. Second, moving across the country, sight unseen, … Continue reading My Journey