Scripture Sunday

Stillness Illness

I have a serious case of "stillness illness."  It is my habit to live life in a constant state of business. Work must be done.  Children must be chauffeured.  Friends and family need our attention.  Seriously.  I live a life that is a whirlwind of activity. December is no exception.  I spend my time rushing… Continue reading Stillness Illness

Scripture Sunday

Cultivating My Testimony of Jesus, the Christ.

A testimony is the personal assurance of Jesus Christ's divinity, that Jesus is the Christ.  Paul wrote, "faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God" (Romans 10:17).  To gain a testimony we must hear of Christ.  We must pray for divine conformation as witnessed by the Holy Ghost.  We must be willing… Continue reading Cultivating My Testimony of Jesus, the Christ.

Scripture Sunday

Expect the Unexpected

I have been pondering prayer and receiving answers to prayers this past week. I think of the things I prayer for... greater faith, love, holiness, wisdom, discernment, God's grace, courage, patience, the joy that only God can grant along with the basic daily needs my family and I stand in need of each day... and… Continue reading Expect the Unexpected

Scripture Sunday

Worship – A Matter of the Heart

Jesus taught "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve" (Luke 4:8).  Not only is worship a commandment, but God has placed in our hearts a desire to worship, to seek Him and the salvation He offers, so to serve Him. A knowledge of truth is key to worship... real… Continue reading Worship – A Matter of the Heart

Scripture Sunday

I Stand All Amazed

My heart is heavy.  There has been much distress around me - from the news to people I am acquainted with, that shocks and saddens me.  In times of great distress I turn music that uplifts my soul.  Today I was searching for that one song that could enlighten my mind and came across... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X90AbQRL-8U… Continue reading I Stand All Amazed

Scripture Sunday

First Important Lesson – I am a Child of God

When my children were little... and fussy... and worried... and anxious... I'd hum a little tune that always made them feel better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOrcqqpHCt8 As small children their sweet little souls knew it and believed it with great fervor! "Lead me, guide me, walk beside me..." "I am a child of God" is the first religious… Continue reading First Important Lesson – I am a Child of God

Scripture Sunday

The Parable of the Flying Cheerleader

It is football season and what better time would there be then now to share the Parable of the Flying Cheerleader. Life as a teenager is like being a flyer on a cheer leading team.  Let me explain.   Spectators are always impressed with the stunts cheer leading teams perform at fall football games.  This… Continue reading The Parable of the Flying Cheerleader

Scripture Sunday

Feasting on the Words of Power

This weekend is a feast... a FEAST for the soul! It is General Conference weekend for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  In our church we have a world-wide conference twice a year that is broadcast for Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The prophet, the twelve apostles and others called by… Continue reading Feasting on the Words of Power