2016: East Coast to West Coast

I can’t believe it is 2017. Holy Cow! What happened to 2016? It has flown by and has definitely been an amazing year to remember. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” It all started a year ago when I moved to Washington, D.C. to start and incredible journey as an intern…

Officially “Feeling 22”

I don’t know about you… but I am feeling 22! When my birthday rolled around on July 2oth. I can honestly say I was a little bummed. Not only was it move-out day for all my roommates, but I was sad that a year, that was so full of adventure, had come to an end….

Sacrament Talk: Scriptures

President Harold B. Lee taught, “One of the most important things you can do … is to immerse yourselves in the scriptures. Search them diligently. Feast upon the words of Christ. Learn the doctrine. Master the principles that are found therein. There are few other efforts that will bring greater dividends to your calling. There are…

Sacrament Talk: Home and Visiting Teaching

A couple of years ago, President Monson told a story about an experience of his childhood. “While I was serving as a young bishop, Sister McKee, a widow in my ward, passed away. Among her things were three pet canaries. Two, with perfect yellow coloring, were to be given to her friends. The third, Billie,…

DC Is for Me!

*Written to an audience of college students on or looking for an internship. After finishing my second week as an intern for The Church Office of Public and International affairs. I want to share some insights that I have had. Be willing to stretch yourself and try something new, and take advantage of opportunities! Each…

My Road to the White House

*This probably includes WAY MORE details than you really want to know, so read at your own risk!* If you would have asked me just a little over a month ago, what I thought I would be doing next semester, the conversation would have went a little something like this. You: What are your plans…

Gratitude: Makes Me Happy

1. Family (I know, not very original, however it is extremely True!!) I love all my brothers and sisters! We have such a blast when we all get together. Between the large age gaps, and multiple personalities there is always something new and exciting going on!!! 2. The Gospel. As a member of the Church…