Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Last semester I applied to be a manager for the talent program at BYU-Idaho, and thought it would be a great learning experience, seeing as I'm going into Event Coordinating! My job would be to manage the show Guitars Unplugged! The biggest guitar show at BYUI. The other day I got a phone call from the Coordinator, and we did a quick phone interview, the following day I got an email telling me that I GOT THE JOB! :) I'm so excited to go back to school and get started! This job is going to be absolutely amazing...stressful at times, but amazing! :)
The same night I got the email telling me about my new position, I applied to be an EFY COUNSELOR and I couldn't be more excited! I got an email last night asking for me to schedule an interview time! YAY! My interview isn't until March, but hopefully with crossed fingers and lots of prayers- I'll get to do the one thing I've always wanted to do...go to EFY again! :) haha
I'm so excited at the prospect of all of these new happenings and adventures in my life! I'm excited to live the life I love, and not watch life pass me by as I stand still! It's an exciting time for me, and I'm ready to get started! Wish me luck!
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
A dear friend quoted a movie, he said,
And he's so right. I am the kind of person that likes to know where my life will take me next. I've been living semester to semester for about a year now, and it's driving me crazy!! :) But I now have come to the realization, that this is all part of growing up and that my Heavenly Father will make it known to me what I am to do next when the time is right.
Right now I'm focusing on realizing that my mission in life right now is to be happy, and to take life, One Step At A Time.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
i am: a simple girl.
i know: I have an amazing family.
i want: to have a family one day.
i have: amazing friends.
i hate: missing one little spot when I shave my legs! grr...
i miss: my family
i feel: like I should be more productive.
i hear: a roommate’s loud boyfriend, and Me and You by Kenny Chesney.
i smell: my amazing SENSY warmer.
i crave: some ice cream
i search: for answers to prayers.
i love: summer time.
i care: about the people in my life.
i always: give my heart away too quickly
i believe: in God the Eternal Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost.
i sing: all day every day
i write: letters he’ll never read, and to-do lists.
i lose: myself in love.
i win: Mario Kart on the Wii!
i never: pretend to know something I don’t.
i listen: to music all day.
i am scared: of losing the most important person in my life.
i need: to relax.
i am happy about: every breath I’m granted.
i tag: everyone that reads this!
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Life has been a huge, long, scary at times, roller coaster ride. It's the ride that you've never ridden, and you never know when the next turn is coming, or when the next big dip, or loop is coming your way! :( It's so hard to accept the fact that life is just coming and there's nothing you can do to control the ride! The only comfort I have is knowing that just as fast as this downhill dip, or this loop came, it will pass! Each day I wake up hoping for a better day and hoping for the day to come where I can get through it without thinking about anything, or stressing about anything! :( Of course I do have my good days, and life is totally amazing, but there is just one more thing I have to do. One thing that will help me get to that day. I'm just keeping my fingers crossed! These lyrics help me get through some hard times, and help me to not feel so alone...
I don't think that I have any tears left to cry
My soul is so tired, I'm longing for rest
I'm giving my all and I'm doing my best
It hurts to move on from the place I am in
But you understand where I've been
And you reassure me, its time to start over again.
All of this pain and confusion I'm going through
I'm turning it over to you
and willing to trust its the right thing to do."
Sunday, October 26, 2008
I'm hoping to be able to apply for an internship for this summer to gain a little experience. I'm so excited and can only keep my fingers crossed and hope for the best! :)
Saturday, October 11, 2008
1: bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint
2: manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain
3: not hasty or impetuous
4: steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity
5 a: able or willing to bear
What a hard concept to learn! As Americans today we want everything right now, this instant, immediately. I've noticed that up here in our apartments, if our Internet takes longer than 5 seconds to load a page, we grow impatient. But I'm not just talking about fast Internet, fast food, or fast service...I'm talking about patience in trials. I struggle with that one. Why is it that we have to go through these trials and wait them out? :) Can't we just submit our will to the Father, tell Him we recognize the trial and be done?! I guess it just does not work like that! Well anyway...that's what's going on in my life right now. Learning patience through my trials. Maybe I'll get there one day! :)
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Right now my heart is feeling extremely over-whelmed. Feelings of anxiousness, inadequacy, helplessness, frustration...and all of the above! I know the Lord gave us our faith and this gospel so that we could rely on it when we're down, and needing that extra push to keep on going. Life keeps on going...I just need to remember that!
Today is just another grain of sand in the Saharas of eternity. Neal A. Maxwell
Sunday, September 14, 2008
So I met with the bishop, and next thing I knew I walked out of his office the new Relief Society President...wow. I was literally speechless! I know the Lord never gives us anything we can't handle so I accepted the call with a willing heart. I'm excited to get started and to get to know the lovely girls in my ward. Now I'm just in the process of getting my presidency together and filling the callings that need to be filled. I know that the next semester I will find myself on my knees and in the temple a lot! I'm excited though, with this huge responsibility comes blessings from serving the Lord righteously, and I'm willing to do the work! :)
It's funny how the Lord blesses you and prepares you. We had a lesson in New Testament earlier this week about rank, and about how the world would like us to think that one calling is ranked higher than another, but that's not how the Lord looks at it. When I met with the bishop today, he had the same insight for me. Throughout the past couple of weeks, I've found myself drawn to the scriptures and falling to knees in prayer more often...I know that the Lord was preparing me for this great call and I'm so grateful for this opportunity!
Here goes nothing!
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Thursday, September 11, 2008
A lot has been going on lately, but just an update. I'm currently attending school at BYU-Idaho and absolutely love it. I live in an apartment with 5 other girls (no worries we have 2 bathrooms!) and I currently work as a receptionist in the University President's Office, it's amazing and I'm so blessed to have been given the opportunity. Currently I'm finishing up my associates and will receive it in December...yay half way there! Life seems to be really hectic, but I love every minute of it, between school and work, I seem to squeeze in a little time to play! :) After all that's what college is all about right?! :) And the best part...I'm falling in love again!! Life just continues to amaze me each and every day!
I've been so blessed lately and I've really gained a testimony of the power of prayer and scripture study. The habit of daily reading and daily prayer have always been a struggle for me, but lately I've realized the importance of it and how much of a blessing it is in my life. I struggled for a long time as to what to do next, and struggled with not knowing what my life held for me semester to semester, but now it's easier for me to take the struggles as they come. My family has also been a huge support and I thank my Heavenly Father for them everyday. The gospel in my life has been a huge inspiration and I'm so grateful for it.
Well I guess I should probably get back to work...haha...so until next time!