Author Archives: Cheryl

About Cheryl

Cheryl has been blogging for many years about --but not limited to --her children (there are six), her husband (there is one), her depression (not fun), her travels (very fun!), her religion (loves it), and anything else that strikes her fancy. Right now she's probably reading a book or changing a diaper, maybe at the same time...

I Feel Sorry For Mean People

Reposted from Cheryl's personal blog and edited for clarity. I drive a ...

We Will Remember

It was a Tuesday afternoon, around 4:30PM. Since it was October ...

Change

Slowly drifting far away within the wood of bonded clay breaking bands with ...

Pros of Prozac: A Book Review

Honestly, as a woman who suffers from anxiety and depression, and ...

My Father, an Enigma

My father is an enigma amongst men. Growing up, I didn't realize ...

Hiking and Life

This was written on September 4, 2012 and originally posted at ...

Learning to Be Okay With (and Maybe Love) Mother’s Day

"I hate Mother's Day." I did not say this, but I have ...

Mormon Corridor Traditions and the Pioneers Who Started Them

This essay is part of our Questions and Insight section. We welcome guest ...

Viral Media

It's easy to pass on information very quickly. With the stroke ...

The Well of Depression

This essay is a part of our Peculiar Minds series. The darkness ...

What Will I Regret?

When I heard President Uchtdorf's talk in October, I liked it. ...

Unfulfilled Promptings

There have been times throughout my life when I have felt ...

The Gift of Faith

This is the fifth in a series by our writers and ...

When the Road Veers to the Right

Have you ever experienced a point in your life when something ...

Light and Darkness

"What is that?" I asked. "It's one of those sun lamps. ...

Our Matriarch

My maternal grandmother is 90 years old. She has been a ...

If Ye Do This, Ye Shall Always…

Months ago, I was preparing to teach the gospel doctrine lesson ...

My Pavilions

President Eyring's words from Sunday morning General Conference hit me right ...

Helping the World

I never feel I can do much for the world. I ...

Letting Go

I am a quitter. Over the course of my life, I have ...