Happiness is . . .

Happiness is . . .

Happiness is knowing that I am a child of a loving, Heavenly Father.   Happiness is knowing that my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, paid for my sins, sorrows, griefs and illnesses, and died for me that I might live again.   Happiness is knowing there is a living...
Taking Control of Our Lives

Taking Control of Our Lives

“It’s not my fault I’m like this. I had a bad childhood.”   Today, a bad childhood often seems to be an excuse for bad behavior. Certainly, it’s important for parents to give their children good childhoods (and people who have suffered abuse during any stage of life...
Ignoring God

Ignoring God

When Lehi, the first Book of Mormon prophet we read of, was commanded by God to take his family into the wilderness to escape attempts on his life, his greatest challenge wasn’t leaving behind his wealth. It was the attitude of his two oldest sons, Laman and Lemuel.  ...
Why Not Believe in God?

Why Not Believe in God?

A good friend of mine recently announced his 60th birthday on social media. He posted in a letter format, starting by saying, “I don’t like growing older. I understand one can’t have a good life without growing older in the process. It is life.”   I...
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