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

General Conference Changed My Life


Acting on Promptings, General Conference, Parent-Child Relationship, Taught by the Spirit

I have a son who is in prison. He made a mistake, but that is another story. This story is about how General Conference changed my life (and my son’s). In October, I sat with my General Conference notebook in hand, ready to write down words and feelings that struck me. What I heard, depressed […]

July 19, 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