November 8, 2022
LILY Letter 83: Giving Your Heart a Chance

In July 2015, the Arbinger Institute published, "The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict. The fundamental premise of the book is that our hearts are either at war with each other or at peace, and that peace in our hearts creates peace in the home, the community, and the world. A heart at […]

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September 13, 2022
LILY Letter 75: The Power of Mindfulness

For most of us, life offers us a plethora of options that keep us super busy and many of us are over taxed and stressed out. Life is more uncertain for many people now than ever before because of the fast pace of life with technology. This leaves many of us with serious anxiety and […]

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July 26, 2022
LILY Letter 68: It's Never Too Late

We all know singles in their late 20s, 30s, 40s or beyond who would like to be married but haven’t yet been blessed with the opportunity. We’ve also known singles who have had the opportunity to marry but things didn’t go as planned and it resulted in an unexpected marital loss through the untimely death […]

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January 18, 2022
LILY Letter 41: What If You Get Turned Down?

Rejection is probably the biggest fear mid-singles have in dating. In many cases, we may think it means something about our worth or desirability. Thus, it's easy to take rejection personally and either lash out in response or turn inward and stuff unexpressed pain. Is this perspective really factual? For one thing, what other people […]

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January 11, 2022
LILY Letter 40: Joy and the Refiner's Fire

Elder Quentin L. Cook said: "There are many kinds of challenges. Some give us necessary experiences. Adverse results in this mortal life are not evidence of lack of faith or of an imperfection in our Father in Heaven’s overall plan. The refiner’s fire is real, and qualities of character and righteousness that are forged in […]

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November 23, 2021
LILY Letter 33: Rising Like a Phoenix

Life can feel tragic when something we love dearly is burned to the ground. Those ashes, however, can be the beginning of higher, holier purpose. Much like the Provo City Center Temple, which rose from the ashes of the beloved Provo Tabernacle that literally caught fire, we too can rise from unexpected loss and become […]

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