You can do it! Even during the bad days, the busy and frazzled mothers can work through the self doubt, and find hope in the unpredictability of every day life! It's all about realizing that having a "perfect brightness of hope" can help us be "perfect" today and now, instead of wishing for it for tomorrow.
David J. Ridges taught for the Church Educational System for thirty-five years. He taught adult religion and Know Your Religion classes for BYU Continuing Education and spoke at BYU Campus Education Week for many years. He has served as a curriculum writer for Sunday School, seminary, and Institute of Religion manuals. His callings in the Church include Gospel Doctrine teacher, bishop, stake president, and patriarch. He and his wife, Janette, served a full-time eighteen-month mission where they trained senior CES missionaries and helped coordinate their assignments throughout the world. They are the parents of six children and make their home in Springville, Utah.