Going Where God Leads You

Going Where God Leads You

Yesterday, in my weekly religion class, we talked about Abraham, of the Old Testament. God instructed Abraham to leave and get away from his family and homeland, where idolatry was being practiced. (See Genesis 12.) We noted this is a common practice in the...
The Power of Words

The Power of Words

Have you heard the story of the First Vision? How did it affect you?   It’s amazing the power that the story of the First Vision can have. When you first hear it, your heart either rejoices or your mind clouds over and can’t see the possibility of its...
How to Find Gratitude in a World of Hardship

How to Find Gratitude in a World of Hardship

Cicero, the great Roman orator, claimed that gratitude was “not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.” (Marcus Tullius Cicero, Pro Plancio, 54 b.c.) With a grateful heart, our minds are free to experience true happiness because we aren’t...
Happiness Begins With Me

Happiness Begins With Me

If I were to let the world tell me who I am and what I’m worth, I would be a very unhappy person indeed.   We live in a world that seems bent on telling us we’re not good enough, pretty enough, or skinny enough. According to society’s standards, we are simply not...
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