Tag: Faith

  • The Difficult Trail to Truth

    The Difficult Trail to Truth

    Corinthians 10:13, states that “… God … will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able …” – I hear this verse oft quoted by well meaning friends and family. They say that we will not be given burdens greater than we can carry. Too many forget the rest of this particular […]

  • Choosing to Be of Good Cheer

    Choosing to Be of Good Cheer

    We are, or at least should be, a people of vision and faith. President Eyring, in the October 2017 General Conference shared that “it takes faith to believe that the resurrected Lord is watching over the daily details of His kingdom. It takes faith to believe that He calls imperfect people into positions of trust. […]

  • Ministering in Our Day

    Ministering in Our Day

    A few short weeks ago, the leadership of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change in the way we minister to one another.  They completely did away with the “program” or what we used to call Home Teaching and Visiting Teaching.  Home and Visiting Teaching essentially administered our ministering efforts and I […]

  • Fathers Don’t Stand Alone

    Fathers Don’t Stand Alone

    Before I begin, I want to make perfectly clear that nothing I’m sharing is intended to take anything at all away from being a woman and mother. That said, my comments are focused in large part on men and fathers but the counsel is generally be applicable to all. Fathering is not something perfect men […]

  • Jerry Is My Friend

    Jerry Is My Friend

    I will miss Jerry; in a world where so many give up and give in so quickly, his “I can do it” mentality was a refreshing contrast. Things didn’t always work out the way he wanted but he didn’t give up often or easily. He tried to do all he could and then some…and he […]

  • Grasping the Dash

    Grasping the Dash

    Today, I’d like to focus on “grasping the dash,” recognizing that something eternal is at stake in each event, in every moment of our lives. Genealogists frequently talk about the “dash,” all that “stuff” that happens between a date of birth and date of death. To start, a touch of history drawn from a book […]