https://videopress.com/v/RUXzHf3W?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true In mental health circles, mindfulness is becoming a very popular approach to tackling acute issues. I know in my life, practicing mindfulness has been so important to me being my best self This past Independence Day weekend I had the fortune to set down with Debby DeSpain and chat about mindfulness. We talked about … Continue reading Ag State of Mind Episode 142 – Debby Despain – Mindfulness
Keri and the boys bought me a Blackstone for Father's Day. What an incredible present. I've been wanting one for some time now and they graciously obliged. They gave it to me about two weeks early and we have been putting it to use ever since. But that isn't my true Father's Day gift. My … Continue reading My Father’s Day Present
I'm now proudly sober and will never miss an opportunity to speak up and advocate for it.
If you want to determine the nature of anything, entrust it to time: when the sea is stormy, you can see nothing clearly.
No matter how miserable the trials and suffering we go through in this life, Jesus is right there with us. He manifests himself through the Spirit, but also through the love and support of friends, family members, and community. Jesus is there even in the suffering.
This made me reflect on how I live the Gospel and the state of the world today. Am I swerving my heavy load to appease the opinions and ways of the world... or am I taking the right approach and protecting the heavy load I carry despite going against the ways and opinions of the world.
That's how I know God is real. It's becoming ever more popular to not believe in God. I'll admit, sometimes it seems like a very abstract existence. However, when situations like this happen I cannot deny His existence.
A few years ago, I had the pleasure of being on my friend Vance Crowe's podcast. We chatted about mental health, cattle, pharmacy, and raising a herd of kids during the pandemic. However, one topic he brought up really caught me off guard. He wanted to talk about my life as a member of the … Continue reading Latter-Dad Saint Blog: Believe Me, There Are Easier Ways
How I have changed my habits in regards to agreeableness and assertiveness
Achieving balance may not be what you would traditionally expect.