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
I dislike Fruity Pebbles more than any other cereal not because they have the worst flavor, but rather because they don’t live up to their full potential. I want them to be as delicious as their fruit-flavored cereal competitors. But they just aren’t. Instead, they are less tasty and much more difficult to clean up. It quickly dawned on me that a gospel principle lay buried in that conversation and my son was about to hear it.
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.
Last week, I had a conversation with a friend that I have continued to ponder. . . I can give all of my energy, work, and active faith to righteous goals, dreams, and desires; If I go after something enough, I will eventually get what I want. My husband and I started a new business … Continue reading Waxing Confident with the Lord
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.