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.
Some days, as I drop my "tween" daughter off to school, she expresses distress and doesn't want to go. On one particular day she was dreading getting out of the car, I encouraged her to think of a part of her day that she could look forward to. I explained she could be optimistic about … Continue reading We Can Be Hopeful
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."
Just as Christ's disciples gathered when the word of His Resurrection spread, the gathering continues on this Easter Sunday as we celebrate our Savior’s victory over death and sin. May all feel the hope and joy that is abundant in the messages of Jesus Christ. Truly! He is risen.
"The Savior promised He will never forget you, saying 'Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands.' After all that Christ did for you, I invite you to do something this week to follow His teachings. You might make your prayers more earnest. You could forgive someone or help a friend in need. You can start today on a new spiritual quest."
In all his insecurities about playing his first scrimmage, Gabe decided to simply follow his older brother around the ice finding safety in following his brother’s lead.
We are all subject to trials. What is fueling your fire of affliction?
Suddenly it didn’t matter if that baby was going to sleep in a laundry basket, a crib, or a box. She was here in all her purity and innocence and our family was richer for her birth. She came home from the hospital Christmas Eve and no Christmas gift has equaled her since.
My baking error made me seriously ponder how important key ingredients are in our lives. One blessing I have noticed during this Covid-19 pandemic is that the world has displayed an increase in prayer for relief from the suffering and devastation that has flooded the earth. Could it be that it took a global pandemic for people to realize Jesus Christ was missing from the forefront of the thoughts and lives of many individuals and families across the globe?
Grief is a stone I keep in my pocket It was rough and jagged when I found it, And I can’t count the times I’ve scraped my knuckles While carelessly digging around for something else. But I took it out today—just for a look— And marveled at how easily I could run my … Continue reading Be Still, My Soul