The thing I noticed about our time is you gotta know the why. As I have stated before, gone are the days of luxury, scenic routes to testimony. You have to know the what and the why or your testimony will crumble like an elaborate sand castle.Continue reading
I don’t know about you but missionary work is a topic I don’t like to discuss. It’s one of those that when the word is mentioned in class I try not to make eye contact. Let’s just say, there is plenty room for improvement in my life. So, I have a tough time making a connection with this topic because my feelings of guilt thump loud in my ears. But here’s the thing, we make it more difficult than it needs to be. Continue reading
It’s helpful to know the opponent’s game plan and strategy. A visual example of this could be a simple game set up in which the objective to capture an opponent’s piece. After a moment of play, explain the strategy you are going to use to try and capture the piece. With that knowledge in mind, play a little longer. The other person should be fairly effective at blocking you if they know your game plan. Continue reading
Fear came to my heart
because I could not see.
I could not tell
where I should be. Continue reading
“By small and simple things” Alma 37:6
If you have been a reader of this little blog for awhile then you probably are aware that 2016 was a bit of a rough one for me. I suffered a crisis of faith like I have never been through before. But this isn’t about that, really. That is in the past. This is a testament to all that counsel of the “little things” given so very often. The daily to-dos we are admonished to remember and I can assert the doing makes the difference. Continue reading
by Elder M. Russell Ballard
In short, keep holding on. Don’t be deceived. Keep your focus on Christ. Continue reading
by President Russell M. Nelson and ElderIan S. Ardern
The most striking thing about President Nelson’s talk the day he delivered it was his quiet way of showing how to sustain a prophet of God. His whole talk focused on how he took President Monson’s last conference talk and applied it. What a great example! Continue reading
by Elder Robert D. Hales
“Now more than ever, we cannot be a ‘part-time disciple’!” There are no more fence sitters we are either all in or out. Continue reading
by Elder Ronald A. Rasband
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Rasband. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject. Continue reading
I walked along the path, holding onto the rail so tight. I did what I was taught. I walked and walked. The whole time believing and trusting the best was to come. Never straying from the path or letting go of the rail.
Many mists of darkness came upon me but I never faltered. I never let go. I pressed forward.