Beneath my subzero snow coat, I was wearing three more layers. Underneath my hood, I wore a hat and a scarf. My snow boots weren’t the best, but they were the best Phoenix, Arizona, had to offer. I felt like a marshmallow.
If you don’t think mass shootings could ever happen to you, you’re mistaken. Every day, there are gun threats in eastern Idaho. We have even experienced scares here at BYU-Idaho. Often times, those threats are empty. But we never know when a bad joke can turn fatal.
Mrs. Incredible said it best: “Girls, come on. Leave the saving of the world to the men? I don’t think so.”
“Dare to stand alone” was never meant to be interpreted as “dare to stand back and let something happen.” When President Thomas S. Monson shared that memorable message, he challenged us to stand out from the rest of the world.
As a way of spreading that Christmas spirit, last year’s “A BYU-Idaho Christmas” will be broadcasted on Idaho Public Television (Idaho PTV) for anyone around the state to see.