Tanja Crouch

13 Flips | 3 Magazines | 6 Likes | 6 Followers | @tanjacrouch | I write books, blogs, and other thrilling adventures. Manage Paragon Studios / Paragon Post. Former VP Roy Orbison Music.

Am I a Builder or a Wrecker?

Several months ago, I ran into a former seminary student and the younger sibling of two other former students. Both offered flattering words about …

When God's Answer is "No"

<b>My son isn’t coming home</b>. At least, he’s not coming home in the foreseeable future. My heart is broken. The back of my throat knots up and it becomes …

Recognizing Joy: An 8 Bunny Day

<b>My morning was filled with joy because it was an 8-bunny day!</b><p>For the two years I taught seminary at the Wheeler’s home, I left my house at 5:40 AM to …

They adopted him when he was 16. 8 years later, he's in prison — and they're waiting, as parents do.

When Cory was 5 years old, he was removed from his home by the state and placed into foster care. For the next 11 years, he bounced between homes, …

My Church Calling: A Love-Hate Relationship

<b>I have a love-hate relationship with my current church calling: gospel doctrine teacher.</b><p>Okay, maybe “hate” and “love” are a little harsh and extreme. …

General Conference Changed My Life

I have a son who is in prison. He made a mistake, but that is another story.<p>This story is about how General Conference changed my life (and my son’s).<p>…

I Am Not A Nice Person But I Am Working Toward A Change of Heart

<b>Being Nice is Hard Work</b><p>I am not a nice person by nature. I do not intuitively think of others and their needs. I do not automatically cross a room to …

Forgiving the "I'm Sorry I Got Caught" Apologizer

<b>I received an “I’m Sorry I Got Caught” apology after I read something that was not intended for me to see.</b><p>A friend forwarded an email from her child …

Comparing Myself to Others' Highlight Reels

<b>Sometimes I feel like my life is so small compared to others.</b><p>That my accomplishments are minuscule, when compared with everyone else, and that I have …