Holding To the Iron Rod Through the Mists of Darkness

Presented by: Juventa Vezzani

Every one of us has good days and bad days. We live in a season of life when there are constant distractions, temptations, choices, and expectations. All of this can be overwhelming and discouraging. There may be times when the mists of darkness get so thick that it’s hard to see the light ahead. Know that you are not alone, and know that there is hope. In this class, Juventa teaches coping skills and tips to help you get through the tough times and rejoice in the good times. Included are ideas on how to avoid homeschool burnout, how to deal with depression and discouragement, and how to find joy in the little things. Gain a greater appreciation for what's most important in this life and learn the value of family, the scriptures, letting go, and taking time out for yourself.


Juventa Vezzani and her husband, Dave, are the parents of six children, three boys and three girls. They often joke that they are the “Brady Bunch” and feel lucky to have such wonderful children. Juventa graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in Latin American Studies and speaks Spanish and a little Portuguese. She started homeschooling when her oldest son was in 2nd grade and has been homeschooling ever since. She is the author of The Milk Allergy Companion and Cookbook and enjoys helping families with food allergies learn how to create and adapt recipes to meet their dietary needs. In her spare time, Juventa enjoys music composition, scrapbooking, gardening, and photography. She also loves the opportunities that she has to serve others and to teach her children.

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