I am not making light of anything going on in the headlines right now. This is supposed to be a word of empowerment. I will not be your victim more than once. You may have hurt me but I will not let you crush me. I will not let you have that much power over me. I will be responsible for my fate and my own actions. Continue reading
by Bishop W. Christopher Waddell
Another one that fit the ‘how to find peace today’ formula. There are no new answers in any of them only reminders. The only way to find peace in our world today is to seek Jesus Christ and focus on God. Continue reading
I have mentioned my country phase in the ‘90’s before. Yes, I rode the Garth Brooks’ wave into the country scene and became a die-hard fan. I dressed the part; I listened to the part; I even taught my two year old niece the part. Then something happened in the late ‘90’s when I decided my plunge in the CW world made me feel old. I can’t explain it. One day toward the millennium I felt I had missed out on a whole decade of music because I was so focused on only one brand. With a few exceptions (looking at you Reba and Lari) I boxed up or gave away my CDs. Put my cowboy boots in the back of my closet and essentially closed the door on my country-western phase. Continue reading
All was lost
in the dark of the night.
I could not see
I lost my sight. Continue reading
Call it a fair warning. I think that about sums it up. Continue reading
by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom
This was one of my favorite talks during last conference. The unspoken invitation was part of a group that helped me change my prayers. This is one I wish I could be in Relief Society when it is discussed (unlikely chance since my current calling prevents me from attending). Continue reading
by Marilyn M. Irwin
Lately a lot of thoughts have been invading my thoughts.
A lot of them most would deem socially unacceptable.
So I sit quietly and keep them in. Continue reading
There are those
who see themselves as a victim
always acted upon
they feel no help for the symptom. Continue reading
I didn’t want to over-generalize this statement but that’s how it came out. Is it just me or are there a lot of people out there demanding justice but hoping for mercy? Is it a human trait or am I lumping a trait onto the human mass based on my limited scope. Is this a true statement? Continue reading
by Sister Jean B. Bingham and Elder David A. Bednar
Another combination of talks. The reason I combined these two talks is for the simple reason they give us a formula to find peace. In our day of commotion, peace is still a gift offered and here are a couple of practical solutions to find it. Continue reading