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...
Filling the Well Within

Filling the Well Within

Filling the well within us is an interesting concept. Some people take it to the extreme; others don’t do it all. Like everything else Jesus Christ taught us, balance is critical to being a worthwhile servant of God.   In an interaction with Mary and...
Become Spiritually Fit and Eternally Happy

Become Spiritually Fit and Eternally Happy

Lately I’ve written a lot on the subject of keeping the commandments as a source of happiness in our lives. You are probably ready for me to move on already! But I read this wonderful quote and thought you might bear with me just one more time.   George Albert...
For I Am Not Ashamed

For I Am Not Ashamed

Years ago, as I was preparing to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I was told a story that had a powerful influence upon not only my mission, but also the rest of my life.   A young man whom I knew was called to serve a mission...
Finding Happiness: Keeping the Commandments

Finding Happiness: Keeping the Commandments

Recently I read a story in the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, that tells of Nephi and how he and his people “lived after the manner of happiness” (2 Ne 5:27.)   I want to live after the manner of happiness, don’t you? In fact, I’d hazard a...
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