Author Archives: Jane

About Jane

Living through writing and Writing through life.

Baptism and Boomerangs

I recently had the opportunity to read a charming book with the most delightful illustrations. Baptism and Boomerangs is a new children’s book by author Sherrie LM Gavin. The bright and very Aussie illustrations are by Tatiana Lawton. Using an Australian boomerang … Continue reading

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Becoming self-reliant

This week I attended Week One of a 12 week church course about becoming self-reliant. I had not heard of the course, but was told about it by someone who thought it might be just right for me. The description … Continue reading

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Revolving doors: adieu, Terrie.

The terminus of life is busy and filed with emotion. We all experience the joy of arrivals and the sorrows of departures. I wonder if the revolving door on the other side of the veil has the heartstrings being pulled … Continue reading

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Women of the church: what do we get?

Sisters, I’m finding it increasingly frustrating (not hugely, but the irritation is there) hearing from so many quarters about what ‘people’ think we as LDS Women do not have. Should have. Want. Or ought to want. And the limitations and … Continue reading

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Reflections: pondering the Elder Bednar devotional

Elder David A Bednar was recently in Australia. We do not see Apostles here every day, and rarer still is a Prophet’s visit. Though I have listened in person to Spencer W Kimball, Howard W Hunter, Neal A Maxwell, L … Continue reading

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Katarina Jambresic publishes ‘A Global Testimony’

Katarina Jambresic’s journey from war-torn Croatia to Gordon B. Hinckley Presidential Scholar and the metropolis of New York City.  She navigated her way through complex USA migration policies using faith and Tuesday fasting. Now she is the editor of A Global … Continue reading

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A relevant question

During Elder Bednar’s BYU Education Week Devotional he gave examples of how the church, as well as some members were already reaching out on-line. He quoted the title of an article my friend Terri had written…along with 16 other women … Continue reading

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