Author Archives: Brenda

About Brenda

Brenda (Truth, Beauty, & BLT’s) is the mother of four tremendous children and wife to a very patient and witty man she lovingly calls “Buns”. She enjoys flying kites, thinking about things that make her brain hurt, and is pretty good with a slingshot. She spends her time searching for truth, beauty, and humor wherever she can find them.

Christmas Letters

Every year about this time I start thinking about writing the ...

You Are Not Alone

Early in my young adulthood a genetic predisposition to depression and ...

Experimenting on the Word: One Chubby Lady Tests the Word of Wisdom

Like many people, this desk working mother of four arrived at ...

Faith to Move Mowers

Summers in Texas are hot. The outdoors feel a bit like ...

Are We Good Stewards?

On a recent trip I visited historic Nauvoo Illinois. While there ...

Leaning Into the Wind

Two years ago at 5:00 pm on Easter Sunday nature gave ...

Other Mothers

The sacred calling of mother is conferred upon women by both ...

When is Your Appointment?

Over a blissfully free-from-work-and-school holiday break this winter, my eight-year-old daughter ...

Not Pertinent to My Eternal Salvation

A few weeks ago I overheard a comment that has become ...

Lambs in Public Education

I am convinced that my third grade teacher Mrs. Sype was ...

Modesty & Breastfeeding

Like many Mormons I grew up in a very modesty-minded family. ...

Enjoying the View

Please welcome Brenda Madore, who has published with us as a ...

The Big Fluffy Airport In The Sky

Please welcome Brenda Madore who is guest posting with us. One of ...