Don’t Miss This

Don’t Miss This

Certain lessons are only learned one way, and that is through difficulty.   None of us expect greater payoffs before we expend effort. We accept that principle and apply it every day when we go to school, save for a rainy day, work to improve our skills, and...
Really Great Cathedrals

Really Great Cathedrals

Do you remember the old days when we gleaned support and comfort from youth conferences and education week? “Old days?” you ask. We still do that, but now technology makes it is so much easier. Others’ words can become our own when we devote the necessary effort...
In Good Hands

In Good Hands

We don’t know any of their names—not one. Yet their story is one of the most-recognized and well-known experiences shared in the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Even if we knew their identity, there are too many for us to enumerate.   To me...
Triage of the Soul

Triage of the Soul

Early this morning, we felt a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in northern Utah. Family was texting almost immediately and news stations reported the quake while it was still happening (aftershocks). Emergency radio broadcasts disseminated just minutes later, and as I was...
65 Days

65 Days

It wasn’t exactly a last minute decision. Yet while many plan these events months or years in advance, we scheduled our Church history tour only weeks before it commenced. You can read about that delightful opportunity in another article.   The significance of...
Lessons in Love

Lessons in Love

Some lessons are hard, and that’s okay. Throughout my life, I have seen many people face challenges that seem totally beyond my capacity. Have you ever felt that way? I am sure that you have.   “I have never regretted a prompting to love.” At least that’s the way...
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