Rejecting God’s Blessings

Rejecting God’s Blessings

It seems like a strange concept, doesn’t it? Let me tell what sparked my thoughts, then I’ll explain how they apply to a disciple’s life.   Last night, I happened across a headline that caught my eye. Maybe you saw it, too. It advertised a 5-year-old piano...
A House of Order

A House of Order

There is a set of scriptures within the Doctrine and Covenants that has always given me a bit of trouble. Not because of what they actually say, but because of what my puny brain focuses on and remembers from what they say. See for yourself:   Organize...
Carrying His Name

Carrying His Name

In Mark 15, we read the heart-wrenching account of the Savior’s death. Verses 20-22 tell of the trip to Golgotha:   20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.   21 And...
Finding Silence for Daily Personal Reflection

Finding Silence for Daily Personal Reflection

I have been spending a lot of time lately thinking about—well, time. Where my time is going, if I’m using it effectively, and how I can gain better control over it. All those questions we’re prone to in this fast paced world we live in. In one of my pondering moments...
Do Your Best

Do Your Best

Do you remember hearing the saying, “It doesn’t matter if you win or lose as long as you do your best”? It’s most often used for children on sports teams and in other forms of competition. Some of us believed that, some of us didn’t.   What made the difference?...
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