Author: aly


In which a Mormon momma decides to go to work

It was almost 18 months ago that my husband finally said, “Aly, maybe you should consider applying for a teaching job for next fall.” He’d made a couple of comments to that effect over...


September Young Women Lesson: Why do we fast?

FOREWORD: There are some things to be aware of when teaching a lesson on fasting (especially with young women). Many LDS youth are growing up in societies that idolize female thinness and put an immense...


Niceness is my favorite sin

Several years ago, I sat in a Sunday School class where the following question was posed:    “What is your favorite sin?”  The question was an adaptation of Lamoni’s father’s simple invocation in Alma 22: ”O God… if there is a God, and...