Sunday Musings: Why We Don't Go to Church On Easter Sunday

We don’t attend church on Easter. Why? Next to Christmas, Easter is the busiest day of the year for churches. The seating is maxed out, parking is a nightmare, and the message is pretty much the same every year....more

Why I Make My Kids Go to Church

If you visit a Mormon service on Sunday, the first thing you'll probably notice is the mid-level roar of all the child noise going on in the pews. ...more
They should have a choice, a parent should guide their kids and always give them a choice when ...more

Why It's So Hard to Show Up at Church

I woke up this morning, picked up my phone, clicked on the little notes icon and typed these words: I miss church. I do....more
I've had these feelings before, but my church is pretty laid back about attendance. Usually if ...more

I about forgot God on my way to church

I walked to church last Sunday....more

It's Not All In The Going

 I am a child of the church....more

Why do I go to church?

I go to church to worship God, learn more about Him and how I am supposed to be living, and to be around like-minded people. I like singing songs about Heaven and Jesus and what He's done for me. And I like to praise the Lord for all His blessings He has given us.There are many reasons......more

My Sunday Morning - Not What it Used to Be

Here I sit, on my couch with coffee and a Sunday paper on my lap on a March Sunday morning at about a quarter to 9. Just that simple description still boggles my mind a bit, I must admit. I have been a life-long church goer. It is what. you. do....more

Making Meatballs and Other Ways God Makes Me Uncomfortable

     We all like to be comfortable.  We like soft sheets, clothes without scratchy tags, food that makes us say "Mmm"; we even talk to others about how comfortable they are.  "How are you guys doing?""Good, you?""We're good.""Good." ...more

Thankfulness Tuesday: Christmas Tradition

I love tradition. I love having something that I know that we are going to do...something to look forward to. Part of becoming a family is creating your own traditions...taking some from his family and taking some from your family. It's fun to come up with new ideas too. A few of my favorite Christmas traditions are advent season, cutting down a tree and Christmas Eve service. I also love Christmas parties and dressing up in fancy clothes.To read more about my family tradition, visit: ...more

Making it to Church and Crossing Things Off My List