I feel like death surrounds me intimately. Not my own death, but the death of loved ones and loved ones of friends. My heart aches for us in our losses, for the Lord told us that we would live in so much love that we would mourn the passing of those we loved (D&C 42:45). … Continue reading Death is not the End!
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When I was little I bemoaned to my sister Liza that no one ever wrote me letters. I mentioned it a few times, especially every time she got a letter when I did not. She then asked me something that changed my life: "Nancy, have you written anyone any letters?" After pondering it for a … Continue reading Have you written anyone any letters?
"Those that dismiss little things miss out on everything." ~Nancy Newren
When someone compliments you the proper response contains three, possibly four, of the following components. First, be nice to yourself. I hate it when I compliment someone and they disregard it. Accept the compliment. You're worth it! Second, don't be arrogant. Even in jest, comments like "I know right?!" can actually hurt the other person's feelings. Third, … Continue reading The proper response
It's okay. I'm afraid, and I don't know what I'm doing, but it's okay. It's okay because I know what I want. However, I've been delaying working on it because I am afraid -- frightfully terrorized -- that my work will somehow not be my best, or if it is that it won't be good enough. But, … Continue reading Moving forward
I have no idea what I'm doing and I'm afraid, I'm breaking new ground in my life and it's scaring me %*$less. but just maybe... After scarring myself thinking of all the bad things that could possibly happen, I realized that I've solved hundreds, thousands, of math problems that I didn't have the slightest idea … Continue reading I have no idea what I’m doing…