The Words We Speak and Write

The Words We Speak and Write

This post was originally published in May 2008. Minor changes have been made.   “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.”   Remember this nursery rhyme? Does anyone out there really believe that words can’t hurt us? Words do hurt!...
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...
Spiritual Heroism

Spiritual Heroism

Most people, at least at some point in their lives, wish they could make a difference in the world in which they live. Many Latter-day Saints wish they could convert hundreds at a time, as did a few of the earliest missionaries, or bring the world to live by gospel...
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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