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when i was 14 years old, i won a scholarship to study ballet for 8 weeks in the summer in new york city. i was as nervous as they come. when i got on the plane to head to the city, i saw president monson {the prophet of our church} already seated on the plane. i will never forget looking into his clear blue eyes as i talked to him and feeling so peaceful, loved and safe.

today and tomorrow president monson and other inspired church leaders are speaking to us. it’s called general conference and it is one of my favorite things to look forward to twice a year.
if you’d like to feel inspired, encouraged, or just learn a little about what i believe, you can watch it here.
happy saturday!
  1. Sum

    I love your picture. That’s a cool experience you had at 14 to study ballet in New York. I know exactly what you mean about seeing General Authorities. Conference is about to start in 15 min! I love staying at home in my pajamas all weekend. haha

  2. -Erica

    I stumbled across your blog awhile back…Love it! You’ve inspired me to wear red lipstick :)

  3. Jamie

    Hmm. Sounds interesting. What a cool experience you had moving to New York so young! I’ll check out these links, Thanks!

  4. xavia

    nice photo go girl :)

  5. yay for conference, and thank you for sharing your beliefs in such a sweet way.

    I am so thankful to have such a personal relationship with my Savior and to know who i am, a daughter of Heavenly Father.


  6. Martha

    I love Conference! I also know what you mean about meeting any of the Church’s leaders :)

  7. stephy

    The LDS views on race make me nervous. I like other parts of it though.

  8. Angie

    that is so amazing you met president monson on the plane! i love him, he always seems so kind. and he has this dry sense of humor, i love it. very cool.

  9. I’ve met some pretty interesting people on plane rides, but no one nearly as amazing as President Monson. Wasn’t conference awesome!? Can’t wait for tomorrow!

  10. Sarah

    Very cool post.

  11. Shawn

    I agree! This is a special time for those of the LDS faith—-

    Love it!

  12. Jenna

    I never knew that the prophets have their own websites. Thanks for pointing me to that! I’ll be linking to them on my own blog like crazy from now on. You rock (duh, with a blog title like rockster diaries of course you do)

  13. Liz

    i’ve come out of my silent stalking of this blog…
    i loved this post. president monson is the coolest man on earth. what an awesome experience!

  14. WOW! I never knew you met him. You do realize that’s the summer you met ME!? I know I’m not near the person President Monson is, but I’m so glad we meet that summer. You’re such a dear friend and I’m so glad to know you. Love ya tons- Nat

  15. Hi there! I love your blog. It’s so creative and fun :) I’d love to talk about LDS beliefs sometime with you. I am a Christian and follower of Jesus Christ.

  16. Hi there. I love your blog! It’s so creative and fun :) I’d love to talk to you about LDS beliefs sometime. I am a Christian and follower of Jesus Christ.