Peace, Joy, and Finding Meaning in Turbulent Times – Ep 6

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Show Notes from today’s podcast episode:

In episode 6, Thanksgiving is almost here! Today I talk about Peace, Joy, and Finding Meaning in Turbulent Times.  

With it being Thanksgiving this week, I wanted to share what I’m thankful for and recognize the blessings in my life despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 plague. 

I also share a frustration with Audacity that I had when the audio got slowed down A LOT on my recording.

Plans have been cancelled. Trips cancelled. Church cancelled. It’s been a year of cancelations. Can we #givethanks and find good when there is uncertainty?

#givethanks for more family time.

#givethanks for good health.

#givethanks for more time on Sundays during the lockdown.

#givethanks for the unique experience of having church at home.

#givethanks for a simpler life. Things move a little slower.

#givethanks for distance making the hearth grow fonder.

#givethanks for less business travel.

#givethanks for more sleep and being more rested.

#givethanks for video calls.

#givethanks being more grateful for Church youth program.

#givethanks for virtual mission reunion. Seeing virtually President (Elder) Neil L. Andersen, Sister Andersen and President Oveson.

#givethanks for virtual family reunions.

#givethanks for cousins, aunts, & uncles.

#givethanks for sacrament at home with Jen’s parents.

#givethanks for home primary and my daughter Emma being the home primary president.

#givethanks for creative virtual youth activities.

#givethanks for my business

#givethanks for our home, the surrounding beauty, & remoteness of Port Angeles.

#givethanks for family and friends.

#givethanks home teaching and ministering to others.

#givethanks for being able to choose one’s attitude.

#givethanks for being able to choose our response to trials.

#givethanks for being able to see some of the good.

#givethanks for starting a podcast.

#givethanks for prayers to know what am I to learn?

Rocky Mountain Sunshine is a podcast which shares faith and spreads a little sunshine. I’m originally from Midvale, Utah. I am married to the lovely and talented Jen Bringhurst. I have 6 amazing and talented children. I am a small business owner. I love a cold Diet Coke and a slice of pizza. I listen to 80’s New Wave music.  I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (LDS) Sometimes folks call us Mormon, but that isn’t the correct name of the Church. I live in beautiful Port Angeles, Washington after moving here with my family in 2018 from Highland, Utah. Thanks for listening! We hope that we’ve add  a little bit of sunshine to your day. Make sure to visit for other content not found on the podcast. We would appreciate it if you would subscribe, rate and review the episode. Also, if you liked it, please share it! It will help us to be found when people are looking for podcasts.

Until next time, Cheers from the Pacific Northwest!

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Jason Bringhurst lives in Port Angeles, Washington, USA. I am the father of 6 children, husband of the lovely and talented Jen Bringhurst, a small business owner, a listener of 80's new-wave music, an enthusiast of hot-rod & classic cars, a lover of pizza & Diet Coke, and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This blog in no way is meant to officially represent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nor is it meant to be officially related to my current ward or calling in Port Angeles, nor my former wards or callings in Highland and Springville, Utah. is simply a way for me to spread sunshine and share my faith.

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