The Most Amazing Trip to Northern Ireland

May 06, 2010

I just returned from the most interesting trip to Northern Ireland. The last time I was there was 2 years ago. I left quickly in 2008 because of the death of my father, and in 2009 we decided to put our NI programs on hiatus because of lack of funding.[...]


BYU Hawaii Visit

Feb 24, 2010

I just spent one of the best weeks of my life at BYU Hawaii. What an amazing school, faculty and student body. They have students from over 70 countries, and their mission is not only education but peacebuilding throughout the world.[...]


A Beautiful Letter to Liz

Jan 31, 2010

I received this letter yesterday. It touched me so much that I asked if I could share it. When my own father passed away two years ago, I was so numb that I could barely function.[...]


Liz's First Blog!

Jan 26, 2010

I’ve been traveling and speaking a lot for SMF over the last few months. Orlando, Utah, Jacksonville, University of N Texas (UNT), Eastman School of Music, BYU Provo, and Los Angeles. The 3 universities have been amazing. Eastman and UNT both have started clubs to support SMF, and I’m hopeful that BYU will do this as well. The support we are getting from these university students is amazing.[...]


We Need You to Practice for Peace this Year

Oct 06, 2009

I’d like to invite you to join us in a wonderful grassroots program called Practice for Peace.  This unique program asks musicians, music teachers, music students, dancers or athletes from around the world to dedicate their regular practice time to raise money for children in need of self-esteem, learning, and peace.[...]


An Update

May 12, 2009

Well, hello there. I hope you are all doing well and weathering this year of 2009 without too much hardship.  It’s definitely been a tough year so far, and I am praying that it will start getting better soon.[...]