Thought Tuesday

I Need to be Nice for Me

I am discovering more and more throughout life that God does not NEED me to be nice.  I NEED me to be nice. Helping other and being kind to everyone you encounter warms your own heart.  Helping others gives you a fresh perspective and keeps you from focusing on your own problems.  Drawing the focus… Continue reading I Need to be Nice for Me

Scripture Sunday

“I Will Go and Do…”

Today I have been thinking about an old scripture mastery... I think it may still be a scripture mastery, but I'm not sure because I am no longer teaching seminary.  This scripture may be the first scripture I ever memorized... way back when I was in seminary. "And it came to pass that I, Nephi,… Continue reading “I Will Go and Do…”

Scripture Sunday

The Gift of Repentance – The Parable of the Pen and Shane the Sheep

Today I gave a talk in Sacrament Meeting today.  Here it is in all it's glory... To introduce my subject I decided to write a parable... the Parable of the Pen... and Shane the Sheep (no relation to Shawn the Sheep). As inspiration for this parable I look to John chapter 10 where Jesus makes… Continue reading The Gift of Repentance – The Parable of the Pen and Shane the Sheep

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