Monday, December 21, 2009

I'll Be Home for Christmas!

Yay! I'll be home in less than 24 hours : ). I am so excited. I miss my family lots and can't wait to be home.

This weekend I watched :

love it. 

Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.  ~Author unknown, attributed to a 7-year-old named Bobby

Christmas is forever,
not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself...
~Norman Wesley Brooks, "Let Every Day Be Christmas," 197

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Winter Wonderland

Brrrrrrrrr...Lately it's been cold outside. Despite the snow and the below freezing temperature I love this time of year.

 Reasons I love Christmastime:
~ family
~food (cookies, hot cocoa)
~cheerful people
~ Most importantly people remember the Savior

Finals are here...I can't wait til they are over. 9 days until I go home!  

I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be; for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
- Martha Washington 

"what lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Saturday, December 5, 2009

It's beginning to look alot like Christmas...

I can't believe it's December already and that Christmas is less than 3 weeks away!
One week of classes left, two weeks til finals and 18 days until I go home!  I can't wait to see my family and friends back home!
It has been freezing lately, I kinda wish it would snow so it will warm up a little!
I love the Holidays and everything about them! 2009 has been a great year I'm excited to see what 2010 will bring.

Here are some pics of the Mesa, AZ temple Christmas lights. It was absolutely beautiful! I have to admit, I'm a sucker for Christmas lights : )

I love Christmas!