3 Ways to a Change of Heart

Over the years, I have had a lot of people ask me what FINALLY made the difference for me. After so many treatment centers, jails, and dashed hopes, what was it that finally clicked for me? I think the biggest step in actually getting the strength to pursue a change, was finally becoming sick and…… Continue reading 3 Ways to a Change of Heart

The Freedom to Choose

In today’s world, there is a lot of opposition to organized religion. Spirituality is spirituality. A higher power that is guiding you in your life, and enlightening your mind and heart is an invaluable gift that we are given. For me, organized religion is what saved my life. Specifically The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day…… Continue reading The Freedom to Choose

New Zealand Adventure <3 Week #1

Jesse and I are in NEW ZEALAND!! So. Exciting. Because New Zealand has the opposite seasons that we have in the US, we are able to do some research and development for the Ice Castles in the off season. The flight over was actually not as bad as I expected it to be. Jane was…… Continue reading New Zealand Adventure ❤ Week #1

From Trials to Blessings

My baby sister who is serving the Lord right now in the Japan Kobe mission reminded us of this scripture in Alma 30:44- “The scriptures are laid before thee, yea, and all things denote there is a God; yea, even the earth, and all things that are upon the face of it, yea, and its…… Continue reading From Trials to Blessings

Feeling the Fear & Doing it Anyway

A few weeks ago I got asked to speak at a relief society activity on “I can do all things through Christ”. I have shared my story before with a group of high school students, and I left the high school feeling really yucky inside. I gave them all the gruesome details of my past,…… Continue reading Feeling the Fear & Doing it Anyway

And the seed was planted.

When I was 16 years old, I was an extremely rebellious teenager (to say the least).  It got to the point that my parents couldn’t handle it anymore and they sent me to a lockdown facility in La Verkin, Utah for 15 months. When I first arrived at the program, I was stripped of everything…… Continue reading And the seed was planted.