Anne Maxson

LDS Writer and Speaker
Helping others come unto Christ through experiences, insights, and lessons from life.

Recent Articles

When a Past Testimony Boosts Your Faith

When a Past Testimony Boosts Your Faith

I posted these pictures on Instagram about a week and a half ago but wanted to include them here as well. My 6 year old wrote "August" on our calendar because he knows that I am a bit OCD about filling in the new week as soon as one has completed.  Our...

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A Family History Boost from Hollywood

A Family History Boost from Hollywood

A few weeks ago, a sweet, older sister in our ward asked if she could come visit our house and teach me about family history. I’ve done a decent share of family history and quite a bit of indexing. (When I was unable to work after my knee surgery a couple of years...

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No Thing Is Sacred

No Thing Is Sacred

In early December, we arrived home to discover that the stand for our Christmas tree had broken and sent the tree and all the ornaments crashing to the ground. We started cleaning up, piling most of the items on the piano until we got a new tree. Most of the ornaments...

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Seeking Divine Potential

Seeking Divine Potential

I picked up one of my 7-year-old’s books (“The One and Only Ivan”) the other day and was taken by the quote by George Eliot at the beginning. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”   I’ve mentioned before that I go through phases where I am really...

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Finding the Blessings in our Afflictions

Finding the Blessings in our Afflictions

Sometimes we "want" a nice car and all we get is what we "need" - an old Beetle that gets us from Point A to Point B.  (How about that - The Stones and The Beatles in the same post?)  I find myself telling my kids these lyrics frequently, especially during...

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