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
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
You’re feeling broken
and you failed again.
seem like they never end. 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
I drove to Vernal this weekend. The sky was a deep blue with hardly a cloud to mar the rich hue. The sun did its best to shine at full capacity despite the January chill. It was a lovely day. At least for the first 80 or so miles. When I approached the top of the switchbacks the valley below was filled with fog. From that vantage point, the view truly was remarkable.
Sometimes life gets rather discouraging. It may feel like its sole purpose is to knock you down. Keep you down. But yet, you keep trying. Even if, for example, you have lost the last 84 games. That has got to be a little disheartening.
November 19, 2014
NJ could picture her mom dancing and chanting to the Little Engine that Could on her way to the testing center. It brought a smile to her face. She remembered all throughout her school days how her mom would chant to her, “I think you can, I think you can!” for encouragement. NJ found a sudden burst of energy. She studied long and hard for this test and was ready for any question thrown at her!