General Conference thoughts: Even as Christ Forgives You, So Also Do Ye and Until Seventy Times Seven

by Elder Larry J. Echo Hawk

and Elder Lynn G. Robbins

Due to space and time,  I am combining two talks in this post.

When I watched conference last April I thought one of the major themes was forgiveness.  I was surprised when I received my Ensign and looked at the topic guide in the front of the issue and discovered it wasn’t as big of theme as I thought it was.  In fact, only three talks were linked to the topic.  Obviously, it was a personal message I needed to hear.   Continue reading

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BACKSTORY: Come Home

As promised, this week has had a theme.  It’s been about our wayward or lost angels that we want to come home or at least find happiness. I have been thinking of this theme for some time but here are the tidbits of inspiration I thought of as I tried to pull it together and do it some justice. Continue reading

General Conference thoughts: Am I a Child of God?

by Elder Brian K. Taylor

In the Disney cartoon Sleeping Beauty, three fairies bestow gifts upon a newborn child to help and benefit her during her life.  I have thought about the three gifts that the fairies chose to give the child deeming them as blessings.  In the end, I have to disagree with the three gifts the fairies share.  The only useful one is the last one to counteract the spell the child was placed under.  If I were to have a child, what gifts or talents would I want that child to possess? Continue reading