15 09, 2019

It’s Been a Year….

2019-09-15T23:17:54+00:00September 15th, 2019|China, Faith, Family, How Sweet the Bitter Soup, Life Lessons, moving to the US, Self-Improvement, Success Principles, transformations, Utah, Writing Life|

It's been a year since we moved to the good 'ol USA.  There have been hard times and adjustments but I am extremely grateful for all the learning that has occurred.  In our family scripture study this morning, we discussed how we grow from our trials, and sometimes we are even....grateful...for the pain we've gone through.  With a choice to [...]

11 03, 2019

Eight Months in the USA Already

2019-06-15T15:28:38+00:00March 11th, 2019|China, Church, Family, Life Lessons, moving to the US, Utah|

Hard to believe it's been 8 months already.  From a city of 15 million, to a city of 15 thousand---we have made this our home.  Alpine is a wonderful place and we are enjoying the new life here with all that Utah has to offer. My sweet kids have impressed me so much with their open-mindedness and willingness to try [...]

11 09, 2018

We are All Transformers

2018-09-11T19:51:17+00:00September 11th, 2018|Education, financial security, fitness, Great Wall Half Marathon, health, Life Lessons, Self-Help, Self-Improvement, transformations, Uncategorized, Women|

I still don't know if this is the greatest word for it, but I'm a transformer.  No, not the one you're thinking of, but to move from one form of something to another, to make that transition, is to transform, right?  It's more than just a transition, and it's beyond simple change.  When we transform, we are still "us", but [...]

21 03, 2017

7 Life Lessons for Women

2018-01-10T03:08:19+00:00March 21st, 2017|Life Lessons, Self-Improvement, Women, Women's Day|

As Women’s Day approaches, I’ve reflected on lessons I’ve learned throughout my life--- particularly as a woman. Some of our most important life lessons come to us through personal experience. If I could have a chat with my younger self, I would offer a few lessons I’ve learned. But since I can’t do that, I’ll offer these lessons to my [...]