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Developing and Attitude of Gratitude – Day 4

Today, as I studied 2 Nephi 4 for my scripture study, I was reminded of two important principles.  First of all, I must say how beautiful this chapter truly is.   I love the great list of qualities of the Savior it provides.  As I read I was reminded of how thankful I was for each… Continue reading Developing and Attitude of Gratitude – Day 4

Scripture Sunday

Parental Love

I've been pondering the concept of parental love of a "goodly" parent for the last couple of months. I am learning more and more from day to day that the love of a parent for a child is the most profound because it lasts more than a life time. It lasts for an eternity. It… Continue reading Parental Love

Scripture Sunday

I Will Praise Thee Forever

Today my heart is overwhelmed with awe and thanks giving because of the greatness of God. I am inspired by the song, How Great Thou Art.  A young Swedish minister, Reverend Carl Boberg of Monsteras, walked two miles along the southeast coast of Sweden in the rain and then was inspired to pen the words… Continue reading I Will Praise Thee Forever

Thought Tuesday

Lifting the Poor Wayfaring Men of Grief

As we were leaving a Walmart parking lot yesterday, I rolled down my car window and gave a dollar to a homeless man on the corner. He grabbed my hand and genuinely thanked me for the dollar, but asked if I had anything for a headache. It was so hot outside. No wonder he had… Continue reading Lifting the Poor Wayfaring Men of Grief

Scripture Sunday

Finding the LORD of Lords

As we drove along yesterday on a long drive, my husband and I were listening to passages from the book of Helaman in the Book of Mormon for his morning scripture study.  a thought suddenly occurred to me... These people were Old Testament people.   They had not yet met the Savior, even they had firm… Continue reading Finding the LORD of Lords

Scripture Sunday

Be Still… A Few Thoughts on Meditation

I have made a new discovery for myself.  I have been focusing on spiritually grounding myself with daily scripture study and prayer.  Sadly, my commitment to my scripture study, and most frequently, prayer is irregular at best.  Don't get me wrong.  I am much better at these two practices than I used to be and… Continue reading Be Still… A Few Thoughts on Meditation

Scripture Sunday

I Believe

A few weeks ago I was helping a student pick a song for an audition for an upcoming musical at school.  As I glanced through the many musical theatre anthologies, my eye fell on the song "I Believe" from The Book of Mormon, the Musical.   So many of my friends love this musical.  To be… Continue reading I Believe

Scripture Sunday

Journey to Be a Goodly Parent

Today I was studying 1 Nephi (a book I am very familiar with as I have read it multiple times).  I was impressed with Nephi saying he was the son of "goodly parents."  What made them "goodly?" I looked up "goodly" in the dictionary.  Here are a few of the definitions I found: Of good… Continue reading Journey to Be a Goodly Parent