I recently read a cute little post about how sunflowers use each other for support on cloudy days. According to the post, when the sun isn’t out the flowers nod to each other for support. Of course, it was supposed to be a lesson about us needing each other. I thought it was cool but two seconds of checking on it led me to believe it is not true. Sunflowers do not tilt toward each other on cloudy days. What they do instead is still a lesson to us, just not the intended lesson the post suggested.Continue reading
This Easter weekend, while the world is seemingly descending in turmoil I want to share the hopeful message that peace is still available. Not in an abstract but in a very real sense. Peace is still offered and it comes through the source of peace. The message of the Easter season is available through the King of Peace. The tomb was empty. He lives! Jesus Christ lives! And because He lives you can have peace today.Continue reading
When you think of miracles, what do you think of?
Moses parting the Red Sea?
A newborn baby?
A personal miracle of your own?Continue reading
by Dieter F. Uchtdorf
President Uchtdorf has the ability to speak to my understanding. He explains things in a way that I can understand – even the sometimes misunderstood topic of grace.
It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about that nasty business called anxiety. How about an update?
I struggled with today’s post.
I finished the rest of this week’s posts on Sunday but I could not figure out what to post today. With it being Easter weekend, I wanted to have an Easter themed post. Even though I knew what I wanted to say, I did not know how.
I can wipe away your tears
But I can’t heal your broken heart
Look at that man
standing all alone.
His head bent, his garment torn.
He stands apart in the shadows.
His hands in shackles, his eyes remain low.
Here comes someone who comes with a key
but it is fake and mocks liberty.
I am thankful for spring –
with its longer days and warmer air.
I am thankful for sweets –
and all the delicious goodies we share.