President Thomas S. Monson

We are mourning the loss of our dear prophet, President Thomas S. Monson.  Below are few thoughts about him and his extraordinary example of how to be a better person.  These thoughts were taken from the website. President Thomas S. Monson 1927–2018 Thomas Spencer Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day […]

Remembering A “Giant” of A Man

While we were in Hawaii with our friends the Pacini’s, we learned that Julie’s father passed away in his sleep.  Derek had been in Hawaii two weeks prior with some of his family members.  Little did they know that illness would creep in so quickly and take their father away from them.  It was a […]

Sunday Musings

This photo was taken in City Creek Canyon.  The stream is in the background and the leaves have turned a stunning lemon-lime, chartreuse color.  The stream was quietly trickling on its own path as we stopped for a few moments to devour the moments of peace which became intensely profound as we lingered. #124 Be […]