Interview with Olympian Kate Hansen

Kate Hansen is an American luger who has competed since 2003. In 2008 she became the youngest Junior World Champion at age fifteen. In 2013 Kate won the USA Luge National Championship with a broken foot. She finished 10th place in the Sochi 2014 Olympics. She recently retired from luge and currently attends Brigham Young University.  Kate, your aspirations […]

Clearing Your Financial Path to College

by Kelli Sauvé My path to continuing my education became clear while I was vacationing in New York City.  I was visiting my cousin and it just so happened that the singles group had a camping trip planned during my stay and so I joined them. While sitting around a warm fire in a beautiful outdoor setting, […]

Career Day: Librarian

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Amy Sorensen. I’m a Utah County native—I grew up in Springville, Utah, and now I live ten miles north (in Orem). I have four kids: my daughter Haley is at her first year of college, and I’ve got my three boys, Jake, […]

Career Day: International Development

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job? I’m Jana Prins Kala, originally from Southern California. I now live in the distant suburbs of Washington, DC. I met my husband about a year after moving to DC. He’s from Virginia, and at the time we met, he worked with his father as a […]

Drawing on the History of LDS Women for Inspiration

by Celeste Tholen Rosenlof Why do we look to the past of our church and its people when it is riddled with confusion over doctrine, policy, violence or discrimination? Should we bury it, sugar coat it or separate ourselves from it instead? For each of us, the answer may be different. I only attempt to […]

Habits Lead to Achievements

Image courtesy of Montana State University Library by Nan I loved my mission. I returned happy and exhausted with absurd ideas about the blessings to which I thought I was entitled for my service. I quickly became engaged to the boy who waited (faithfully or not so much; I didn’t dare ask too many questions), […]

Ending the Silence

by Tiffany Gee Lewis Years ago, when I had four children crammed together and a husband in the thick of graduate school, I stumbled across Tillie Olsen’s book Silences, which chronicles the lives of authors who have been silenced by life circumstance. I loved Tillie Olson, loved her short story, “I Stand Here Ironing,” which […]

Turn, Turn, Turn–My Turn

by Nan Recently I spent the day with a friend who is at the tail end of fairly acrimonious divorce proceedings. In the last several months she has expressed an array of emotions as she has processed the grief associated with the end of her marriage. This time she expressed surprise and dismay at the […]

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