Missionary Left-Overs

Missionary Left-Overs

Over almost two decades of married life, we have had the missionaries over for dinner a lot! We’ve collected quite a few memorable moments during these wonderful meals together.   Like the time a missionary got up from the table in the middle of our spaghetti...
Monday is My Fun Day!

Monday is My Fun Day!

Every week, missionaries get one day to take care of their personal needs for the week. This day is called their preparation day, or P-day. Mundane tasks like laundry, grocery shopping, haircuts, etc. are all taken care of once a week.   It is also the day when...
Make Friends to Make Converts

Make Friends to Make Converts

A few Sundays back, as I stood in the foyer, one of the ladies in our congregation came up to me and started sharing how wonderful dinner was the night before. She had been invited to have dinner with a family in our congregation. This family is known for reaching out...
A Cat’s Tale

A Cat’s Tale

About six months ago, life was crazy hectic. I felt pulled in a thousand different directions and as though I was pretty much failing at everything. Then my youngest daughter came crying to me, “Mom, something is wrong with Belle.”   After scooching myself under...
Perspective

Perspective

I just had a conversation which has shifted my perspective. My neighbor and I were sharing bus stop chatter about life. Her experience as a black woman living in a very vanilla suburb of Philadelphia compared with my own experience as a Mormon living in a very...
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