It never fails. Whenever I step into the shower, begin cooking dinner, or turn the ignition on my car, my cell phone rings. It is comical how my dad always seems to call at the most inconvenient, busiest time of the day. But when I think about my sweet dad and his penchant for phone … Continue reading Fathers
The world is invited to fast together, for a unified purpose. "Let us unite our faith to plead for physical, spiritual, and other healing throughout the entire world."
Now, when confronted with tragedies and disappointments, instead of allowing panic and hopelessness to creep in, I take a deep breath and direct my thoughts to the many times I’ve seen God’s hand in the significant as well as the trivial concerns of my life.
Fun fact: if you hold up a pea at roughly arm’s length, it covers the disc of the sun just like the moon does during an eclipse. Obviously you wouldn’t want to try this due to the harmful nature of looking directly at the sun, but the same principle would also blot out the disc … Continue reading The Coolest Thing in the Universe
We are all subject to trials. What is fueling your fire of affliction?
I remember it was June, ten years ago, and we hadn't grilled at all through the winter or spring. I thought it would be a lovely evening to fire up the barbecue. I opened up the lid to ignite the grill and was shocked when I saw a furry tailed pack rat all cozied up … Continue reading The Rodent Episode, or How to Battle the Adversary
Ask for the miracles, work for the miracles, expect the miracles, and share gratitude once a miracle is realized.
"I don't know what dark plan lies within you. Nor do I know by what design we were asked to live without each other these 16 years. But God has offered us a new beginning...don't slap His hand away."
Remember. This single word is one I try to pay attention to when I am reading scriptures. I highlight those passages to help me to do just that— REMEMBER. Remembering God's promises, His commandments, His love, His sacrifice. It is all so important to me.
This simple series of promptings to my mind gave peace to my heart, and witnessed that God is in the big and small things in my life. The Lord has it all covered.