Getting Ready for the Second Meeting

Yikes - it's been almost five months since I last wrote! I went out of town to visit my family in June, and then caught Covid, and everything was so hectic for a few months that anything that wasn't of great importance fell to the wayside. Just before I visited my family in June, I…

Passover At A Distance

Although the Jewish calendar is full of important holidays, Passover is arguably the most important. The Jewish exodus from Egypt to freedom in Israel is the seminal event in Jewish history, and as Jews re-enact their ancestors' oppression, living through the plagues, and eventually reaching their freedom in this climatic story, they reiterate the importance…

a brief biography

I was raised as a devout believer in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - colloquially known as the Mormon Church. I am the second oldest and only girl out of eight children, and as a child, I loved my family and I loved my religion. But when I was 18, I had…