Small but Mighty

It might sound cliché, says Pace, but motherhood has been her most meaningful service—when “I feel I am doing the Lord’s work most strongly.” Writing to young adults, with her own children in mind, has been an extension of that service. “I feel like I have a chance to influence them in certain ways,” says Pace, weaving in themes like the strong helping the weak. Or the reverse: in Grey Stone, the smallest, youngest cat—modeled after Pace’s youngest daughter—is the first to stand up to the adversary at the end.

Read Pace’s full story BYU Magazine.

Full Name: 
Jean Knight Pace
Grad Year: 
BA 2000
Fine Arts and Communications
BYU Magazine
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