A short thought on overcoming:
You find that one truth to hold onto and hold onto it tight. Even if that truth is a mere hope in your heart. You hold onto it and let it pull you through your mist. When you get to the other side you can look back and say, “It is no longer a hope because I know it is truth. It has become my truth.”
When it all comes down
and hits so hard you don’t understand
why you deserve this
remember focus on the task at hand. Continue reading
Why do bad things happen to good people? Have you ever pondered this? Maybe the question has taken the more personal form for you. Maybe in the middle of the rainstorm you have cried, “Why me?” Or the more seasoned “What next?” I had the opportunity to contemplate these questions and I thought I would share my thoughts. Continue reading
You are stronger than today
so don’t let it knock you down.
But if you do fall
get up, stand up, adjust your crown. Continue reading
by Elder Evan A. Schmutz
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Schmutz. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject. Continue reading
I read Matthew 26:40 during my morning study: And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep, and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
It’s easy to do while reading but I refrained from judging Peter and the others. Instead I thought of what I would have done in that instance. There have been times when I wanted or needed to stay awake and physically couldn’t. The phrase “could ye not watch with me one hour” stayed with me as I dressed for the day and if I would have been able to watch one hour with the Savior that night. Continue reading
by Elder M. Russell Ballard
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Ballard. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.
During a particularly dark mist of temptation, I distinctly remember trying to decide if I should let go of the iron rod. I wanted to. I felt abandoned and lost. I felt I had wasted my time all these years and all I wanted to do was to let go. Continue reading
by President Russell M. Nelson
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by President Nelson. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.
Pretty sure this talk was for me. I struggled with a trial during the last conference and this talk was specifically for me. Or so it seemed. Continue reading
you meant no harm
by your actions
or with your words. Continue reading
I’m rather plain,
not smart but not dumb just not a talented girl.
But I used to think
I might have one or two things to offer the world. Continue reading