Love Out There

Wow! No one can deny there are a lot of voices making commotion out there. Unfortunately, as the saying goes, “the squeaky wheel gets the grease.” It’s easy to be burdened down with all the anger and rage we hear. But, to quote Mr. Rogers, “look for the helpers.” Look for the love; love is the balance to hate and it is also out there increasing in intensity. It’s just quieter and harder to hear. Photo taken in southwest Wyoming.

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General Conference thoughts: Consider the Goodness and Greatness of God

There is an account in the Book of Mormon that amazes me every time I read it. It is found in Alma 24 and begins with verse 7. The newly called Anti-Nephi-Lehies have trouble in the form of armed soldiers marching toward them. What is their act of defense? A long list of gratitude and a refusal to take up arms. The fact that when faced with certain death this group of people chose to lift up their voices in gratitude sets an example for me of how to be grateful even under the worst circumstances. There is always something to be grateful about.

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Will She?

IV. Will She Come?

Dakota finished his story and gently rubbed his palms on the table as if flattening it. 

May nodded her head slowly.  “So, you’re waiting for Cheyenne with no last name to come through those doors in,” she looked at the clock, “five minutes?”

He swallowed. “Yes, yes I am. I mean, she will come. She will, I can feel it.”

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