My husband is nearly blind without his glasses. It’s a minor miracle that he can find the shampoo. In almost 20 years of marriage, do you know that it has never once occurred to me that he LITERALLY cannot see in the shower?
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.
Each year during the Christmas season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints makes a monumental effort to spread the message and mission of #LightTheWorld. However, you can do it all year by thinking about who you can serve each and every day.
How much better our lives can be when we recognize the skilled hands of the Master potter, molding us into a beautiful work of art. Are we pliable? Do we submit our whole lives, no matter how difficult it may be, into the Lord’s loving hands? Do we let God prevail in our lives?
I realized that I hadn't felt the gentle push of the wind at my back because it was going the same direction as I was headed. Coincidently, I was running towards to sun. Sometimes following the path laid out for us by God can be uncomfortable. We may find ourselves wondering why He isn't helping us.
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.
As I headed down to the garden to make my repair, I reflected on how the Lord is keenly aware of me and my needs.
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.
I’m also certain the Lord observes the whole field. He paces the dugout with a perfect understanding of the best play to get me out of the inning. Through the Spirit’s promptings he signals me the whole time. But I’m not looking over.
As we travel our personal road to Emmaus, we can find comfort in the prophet's words to us, "Please know this: if everything and everyone else in the world whom you trust should fail, Jesus Christ... will never fail you."