Fight for your Faith

I’m not referring to physical altercations with another person.  No, this is a fight within that no one else will witness.  I might be generalizing a bit here based on my own experience but I feel like the days of passive faith are over.  We’re either in or out.  Fence sitters need to fall to one side or the other.  And just because you choose a side doesn’t mean you are safe.  There may come a day when you will need to fight to keep your faith.

Maybe.

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Small Town Perks

Not everyone likes the vibe of a small town.  Although I argue the point that the majority of us live in small communities.  Even when I lived in big cities I still lived in rather small communities.  I lived, shopped, and spent my leisurely down time within a few block radius.  There will be those that refute my point but I maintain it for the majority of people.  There is something about a community feel. Continue reading

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