Author: Kathy


Yes, You’re Small, But Small is Not Nothing

The weekend after I gave birth, a friend sent me a poem. She’d written it months before, early in this pregnancy, on a day when I thought I might have started to miscarry. At...


6 Minutes of Silence in Relief Society

When I taught Relief Society last Sunday, we spent several minutes of the lesson in complete silence. I was assigned a General Conference talk to base my lesson on. I wanted each class member to...


Choosing the Crisis

I’m preparing to teach a local writing workshop, a six-week class to help some fellow writers create short pieces about a personal life event. To help me jog the faraway parts of people’s memories, I turned...