Author: Jess R

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Words and Their Meanings

Hi Fun Kou Gai: (Japanese) righteous, miserable anger, a frustration and despair over a situation that seems terrible but cannot be changed. Weltschmerz: (German) a feeling of melancholy and world-weariness. Lebensmüde: (German) being tired...

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The Family We Choose

One of my favorite stories in the bible is the story of Ruth. Ruth looses her husband, her father-in-law, and her brother-in-law in quick succession. Rather than return to her own family and people,...

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After All You Can Do

2 Nephi 25:23 – For we labor diligently to write, to persuade our children, and also our brethren to believe in Christ, and to be reconciled to God; for we know that it is...

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My Jams

   A lot of things lately have made me feel powerless: difficult changes in my Singles Branch, the whole political situation, some pretty major reminders that patriarchy is alive and well, choices some of...

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According to Ancient Alien Theorists…

Have any of you watched the show called Ancient Aliens on the History Channel? I am a little embarrassed to say that it is a guilty pleasure of mine. I started watching it with...