Our families and our hearts can be strengthened by allowing ourselves to start letting go.
This life is for the purpose of experience on a journey that started before we were born and will continue after we die. Experience can not be faked, it must be gone through. It must be had.
I am a Martha. Martha was the one “cumbered about much serving.”1 I imagine her running in circles trying to ensure everything was done, that it was all just right. She was busy being busy. And it’s hard for me to fault her. She had a houseful, including the Savior – maybe she wanted to … Continue reading The Gift of Presence
My wish for all those sad hearts is that, especially when you feel hopelessly alone, you will stop and remember where the one true source of comfort is - the Savior, Jesus Christ. Christ has been given many titles: Jehovah, Son of God, Messiah, Holy One, and Redeemer, to name a few. He has also been called the Prince of Peace.
I never considered myself to be a big social media person. That's important. Because everything I'm about to share with you is coming from someone who's not a scroller, and whose primary purpose for social media is in promoting my business. So when I decided to take a 7-day Social Media Vacation, I didn't think … Continue reading My 7-Day Break from Social Media
On this Veterans Day – the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I – we at Uplift send our thanks to all those who have served in the various branches of the US military, brave men and women who were willing to put their lives on the line for the rest of us. … Continue reading Faithful Veterans
The English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley once wrote, “The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” Are you experiencing child-like enthusiasm in your life? If not, begin to cultivate it again! The Greek roots of ‘enthusiasm’ refer to receiving inspiration from … Continue reading Live Life with Enthusiasm!
We all deal with our own set of annoying problems every day. The washing machine stops working. Morning traffic drives us crazy. A previous friend moves on to a different group of friends. Balancing school assignments and extracurricular activities is stressful. And, to top it off, the bathroom still needs to be cleaned every week. … Continue reading Problems, Inconveniences and Prayer