The Fire of Free Will

The Fire of Free Will

“I do it myself!” shouts my three-year-old daughter as she struggles to put on her shoes. My offers to help are rejected as she fights to do something hard on her own.   I am seeing free will (with a high level of frustration and intense, unrelenting...
Preparedness & New Year’s Resolutions

Preparedness & New Year’s Resolutions

Here is a great quote as we contemplate the new year ahead of us and any possible resolutions (particularly on preparedness) that we might make.   “We seldom perform to the level of our knowledge. This brings me to the subject of resolutions—resolutions to...
Goal Setting for the New Year

Goal Setting for the New Year

The beginning of a new year is intuitively a time that many people choose to evaluate their lives and set goals for themselves. Sometimes temporal concerns such as losing weight or making more money are at the tops of our lists. But perhaps we should be more concerned...
Forgiveness and Offense

Forgiveness and Offense

I recently remembered a little song the children sing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about forgiveness and offense:   Help me, dear Father, to freely forgive All who may seem unkind to me.   Help me each day, Father, I pray; Help me live...
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