As we fellowship others from different backgrounds, we recognize that their vast experiences and heritage enrich our ward and community.
Who packs your parachute?
He also points out that he needed many kinds of parachutes when his plane was shot down over enemy territory - he needed his physical parachute, his mental parachute, his emotional parachute, and his spiritual parachute.
He is Not a God You Would Run and Hide From
The way we view someone dictates the way we respond to them.
Lessons in the Garden
Normally, as I water my garden each morning, I just use a hose and spray everything down until it is good and soaked. It is time effective, and I can check a task off my list. This morning, however, I made a fertilizer-water mix and watered each plant by hand. I noticed a few of … Continue reading Lessons in the Garden
The Love of the Lord Never Ceases
One of the most difficult things for me to believe growing up as a Christian was that God truly loved me. Rather, much of my Christian life was lived with the sense that I could never be lovable to God.
A Baby Can Set Things Right
Baby Jesus set things right in this world and in eternity. A newborn sent by God to save us all.
An Open Letter
encouragement and hope from a 14 year old girl Dear __________, I know that you are going through a very hard time right now, but you need to remember there's someone out there that feels just as you do. You aren't the only one, even if it feels like it. Know that you will overcome … Continue reading An Open Letter
Accepting and Embracing the Grey
I can’t see the Gospel of Jesus Christ as black and white any more. I grew up labeling everything as good or bad. Right or wrong. I find as I dive deeper into learning about the Savior's ways, black and white wasn’t what He taught.
Lessons from a Hummingbird
There is a male rufous hummingbird that keeps zipping by my head as I sit here trying to read Ephesians 4. The feeder to my left is the one that he has decided is his very own. I’ve been watching him perch in the sumac tree, only to immediately dive-bomb any other hummingbird that gets … Continue reading Lessons from a Hummingbird
This day there was a rather large thunderstorm, and I was sitting by the window watching and waiting for every flash of lightning I could see. I remember also wanting to know if God was real.
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