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...
Makeover

Makeover

Occasionally we do something just to check it off the list. Most of the time, however, our intent is to do what is right (even when we can’t yet do it for the right reason).   We held stake conference in our newly renovated Alpine tabernacle today. As we walked into...
The Dignity of Choice

The Dignity of Choice

It would be so easy if Heavenly Father just made us to what is right, but that isn’t His plan. We would never grow spiritually without being able to choose between good and evil. It was His plan all along to teach us to want to do what is right.   Elder Dale G....
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.  ...
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