The Lord is My Light

The Lord is My Light

The shadow of adversity is cast over all of us in our mortality. It happens to everyone. But there are things that we can do to help us remember that there is hope, and that the shadow will not last any longer than we sometimes let it. One of those things that helps...

Because I Have Been Given Much

Because I have been given much, I too must give; Because of thy great bounty, Lord, each day I live I shall divide my gifts from thee With every brother that I see Who has the need of help from me. (From Hymns page 219, Text by Grace Noll Crowell, Music by Phillip...

The Gift of Charity

The Savior Himself has declared that if we wish to be recognized as His disciples we must have a love of our fellow man. If that is what He desires for us, what is this love and how do we obtain it? It is feeling the love the Savior has for each of us and returning...

Judge Not

Many months ago I ran across a store window display that actually left an impression with me. It was a jewelry store. Instead of the normal velveteen steps and satin pillows many jewelers use, this store featured something different. Inside the display case was a very...

The Daily Bread of Adversity

At the beginning of last week, as I pondered and prayed about what I should write about in my first post under the category of Adversity, it honestly did not occur to me that the answer would be so ironic. The days that followed after my prayer were filled with...
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

There is a song that has been coming into my head incessantly over the last twelve hours until I decided there was an excellent message in the words and perhaps something I should write about today. It is not a Mormon hymn, nevertheless, it is one of great beauty and...
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