How would you protest? Thoughts on Baltimore.

Baltimore rioters turned violent Monday, looting a CVS on Pennsylvania Avenue before setting it on fire. Photo from money.cnn.com

When I lived in Washington DC, I would frequent the National Mall. One afternoon, I saw a group of protestors for the treatment of the Falun Gong in China. They were doing slow motion exercise, in my mind, similar to Tai Chi. They didn't say ... [ Read More ]

Faith Friday: Becoming Your Best Self

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Recently the Mormon Women Project started their New Testament Lesson Helps. (To get  these helps, follow the MWP on  Facebook.) One of these lessons  several weeks ago caught my attention. It was Lesson #9 about  selfless service. She recounted a ... [ Read More ]

Participate in Your Life: Meet Luisa

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Super proud of the lady I am featuring today. I have seen her tackle life head on with grace and consistency. She is deliberate, passionate and full of goodness. From our late night chats about books and life to being my partner-in-crime as we ran a ... [ Read More ]

A Day in the Life of a Lifestyle Blogger

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Today, I am participating in a special round up of bloggers.  Fellow blogger, Taralynn of   Keep Moving Forward with Me is featuring a series this week of a Day in the Life of over 25 bloggers (food, travel, diy and lifestyle). It's been so fun for ... [ Read More ]

Hiring a Doula – Birth story

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She looked at me and said, "You are going to have to give me more." I remember sitting on our yellow front room couch next to Jed. It was probably our second time meeting with her and I sat totally disoriented by her statement. More? More. Was ... [ Read More ]

Faith Friday: Desiderata

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Desiderata Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull ... [ Read More ]

Takeaways from BYBC2015

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Driving Thursday night to this SLC conference, the thought kept coming to me, "What is most important to you?" With life so crazy sometimes, I feel like so many things are competing for my attention, yet sometimes the most important things get dumped ... [ Read More ]

Some of My Favorites This Month

In honor of Valentines Day this week, I am sharing some of my favorites in the past little while. First up, it was interesting to hear from these ladies, what drives them, why they are actresses, and the support they need from other women. At one ... [ Read More ]

Faith Friday: Believe

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For months, I have watched and waited as certain opportunities developed - as a portion of myself has been revealed to me. As I have waited to understand, sometimes I have been impatient wondering what I should be doing next, why things weren't ... [ Read More ]