Rough Stone Rolling

The prophet Joseph Smith said that he felt worn and shaped like a rough stone rolling, with all the rough edges knocked off of him.  I feel like that a lot – like a rock in a tumbler, with no control over who/what I hit in the process or where I will rebound.  How strange […]

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My Father’s First Born Son

You know what?  I hated that anti pink aisle don’t put your girls in a girl box “girls” commercial — but let me tell you why… When people ask me about my childhood, where I fit in on the family tree among siblings, I almost always say–much to the chagrin of my father and my […]

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Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

Sometimes art imitates life in ways that stay with us longer than reality.  Mr. Smith Goes To Washington is an iconic film that even those who have not seen it have heard about.  It’s a classic.  A legend.  Yet the phrase means something completely different to a member of the LDS Church who knows a […]

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