Recent Articles by Wendy Ulrich
Published: Friday, July 13, 2012 3:13 pm MDT
When we had to evacuate for the Quail Fire we learned some things that will help us be more prepared next time - and that might help others
Published: Friday, July 6, 2012 11:22 am MDT
Watching the Quail Fire burn up the street from my home in Alpine gave me a new perspective.
Published: Friday, April 27, 2012 2:29 pm MDT
How can Utah be the top state in the nation for happiness and also be the top state for suicidal thinking? Being surrounded by happy people is not so fun if you’re miserable.
Published: Friday, March 16, 2012 2:07 pm MDT
The opening of the City Creek Center reminds us that we have to endure some chaos to get to function and beauty. And that sometimes we are better off to get out a paint brush than a chainsaw.
Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 3:01 pm MST
Graphic details of the Powell tragedy leave us smelling smoke on our own clothes, clutching our loved ones a little closer. To put these dark images to rest, we need to train our minds to see the angels.
Published: Friday, October 28, 2011 12:24 pm MDT
For some of us, self-deprecation is part of our identity. We aren't sure who we would be without it. A choice to believe in God's forgiveness is a choice to fulfill our mission and strengthen our faith.
Published: Friday, October 14, 2011 2:04 pm MDT
Faith and obedience can feel complicated, demanding, not always worth the effort. But the search for Living Water is not just about us. Sometimes we risk this journey primarily because we hold the hand of a chi...
Published: Friday, August 12, 2011 1:34 pm MDT
We are often kind to our friends but hard on ourselves, perhaps because we think hounding ourselves will help us improve and achieve. Kristen Neff’s new book, "Self-Compassion," makes a case for a differe...
Published: Friday, July 29, 2011 12:14 pm MDT
The Martin Handcart Company burned coats and blankets to lighten their loads just days before a winter storm hit. I cannot afford to lighten my load by getting rid of the things I will need most just because I ...
Published: Friday, July 15, 2011 4:57 pm MDT
Sometimes boredom is a needed cue to slow down, sometimes it is a signal that we need to tackle our fears or set a goal. Either way, learning to constructively manage boredom is an invaluable skill. Seven bored...