General Conference thoughts: The Heart of the Widow

by Elder O. Vincent Haleck

All that is required of us is to give our very best.  Of course, not all of our bests are equal.  Some have 5 talents others only have 2.  It isn’t the size of the talent that matters its our willingness to give. Continue reading

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General Conference thoughts: Perfect Love Casteth Out Fear

by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Back when I was a regular journal writer, in a decade known as the ’90’s, I used to sign off every night with the goal “Love not Fear.”  I have long since recognized my tendency to let fear govern my actions instead of love.   Continue reading

See our ares

This came by happy accident.  I wrote it as I wrote a synopsis of another post.  I liked it so much I decided it needed to have its very own meme.  The photo is from a little spring waterfall that is quite popular in my town.  When you live in a desert, a little running water is a big thing.  I thought the photo fit nicely with the thought.

A small act of kindness

It was a simple act. I wonder how many people even noticed? Surely if I saw it others must have too.

Brother So-and-so was saying the Sacrament prayer for the bread. Apparently, it was that kind of day for him. The words just couldn’t make their way out of his mouth correctly. He started several times. This is one of those instances that have the potential to embarrass someone. For some people, it could even drive them to obscurity. Slip away, slip away into safe, comfortable surroundings. Why bother trying?

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