One Can Make A Difference


Kindness, Making a Difference, Sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ

An anonymous poet wrote: “Don’t write your name on sand, waves will wash it away. Don’t write your name in the sky, wind may blow it away. Write your name in hearts of people you come in touch with. That’s where it will stay.” In my second year of Beehives, Maxine Myers became our advisor […]

September 15, 2015

Am I a Builder or a Wrecker?


A Change of Heart, Kindness

Several months ago, I ran into a former seminary student and the younger sibling of two other former students. Both offered flattering words about their disappointment that I was released a few months earlier. We were having a lovely exchange when the former student mentioned an incident when we had Krispy Kreme doughnuts. He managed […]

August 30, 2015

Forgiving an “I’m Sorry I Got Caught” Apologizer


A Change of Heart, Forgiveness: Paco Story, Forgiving Others, Kindness

I received an “I’m Sorry I Got Caught” apology after I read something that was not intended for me to see. A friend forwarded an email from her child serving a mission. She wanted me to read what that child said about the letters and cards I send. She forgot that she also forwarded her […]

July 27, 2015

I Am Not a Nice Person. But I am working toward A Change of Heart


A Change of Heart, Kindness, Service

Being Nice is Hard Work I am not a nice person by nature. I do not intuitively think of others and their needs. I do not automatically cross a room to ask about someone’s day, or offer to sit with them at lunch or during a meeting. I do not regularly call people to find […]

July 13, 2015