Every good idea starts with faith, then it hopes for it and does what it takes to get it, then when it is accomplished it rejoices. Faith believes. Faith states “I can have my dreams” and knows it’s possible. Hope determines and perseveres. Hope is resolve in the pep talk that says, “I can do it! I WILL do […]
I always thought the parable in the Bible about the “Laborer’s in the Vineyard” was about jealousy and envy-to not be jealous when good things happen to others, but the true message of this parable is forgiveness, mercy and God’s power manifested through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. The lasting changes in us are personal-just between […]
Thirty one years of marriage and still going strong! The year we met! Twenty-two years of marriage!
How can the Atonement of Jesus Christ work for me if I act like I’m perfect and like I don’t need His Help? I’m imperfectly flawed and need the do-overs of repentance and the strength of Christ’s Atonement. I don’t know how Christ works His miracle of helping me, all I know is that it’s […]
My life is whatever I make it. Like an artist painting a picture, first is a blank canvas. I’ve been distant from the world for 13 years but feel to come closer once again. Here are some ways I will create my life’s painting: Being a Better Friend I can see how people don’t visit […]
In scripture references regarding the heart they range from Satan putting evil in men’s hearts and people turning their hearts from God to men loving God with all their hearts and people being blessed by giving their hearts to God. In relating this topic to myself, I’ve just lived my life but my heart has […]
Never forsake anyone, because there’s always the possibility for change. A friend loves at all times. I love seeing people rise toward their potential when habits no longer wanted, and sometimes had for many years, are overcome. (I know it is possible to overcome unwanted habits because it has happened to me.) I love the […]
The world has become like the times of Enoch, but in the worst times Zion was formed and God’s people became holy. Forsaking worldliness is easy because the worse the times are the better good people become. I see so clearly the tug of worldliness and those not watching out falling in line with the […]