When Kids Falter (or Fail)

When Kids Falter (or Fail)

What do we do as parents when our kids stray farther and farther away from gospel principles and safe living? What do we do if they fail to protect themselves and instead insist on striking out toward risky terrains?   I was reading today in 2 Kings and the lessons...
Goodness of God

Goodness of God

When I think on the goodness of God, it reminds me of the word “mercy,” and yet in so much more depth than the traditional meaning of mercy.   Just what does “mercy” mean? If we go to most dictionaries, they will tell us traditional definitions...
What Matters Most is What Lasts Longest

What Matters Most is What Lasts Longest

Elder M. Russell Ballard, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke several years ago on the topic, “What Matters Most is What Lasts Longest.”  As I read his talk, it struck a chord with me.   So often as we’re parenting...
Learning a Preparedness Lifestyle

Learning a Preparedness Lifestyle

Part of a preparedness lifestyle includes learning to be self-sufficient. There are many forms of self-sufficiency. Providing for one’s family is one of the finest forms of self-sufficiency. How you provide in such a manner can be as varied as there are people...
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