In our Come Follow Me lessons in the New Testament, we read: (Listen to this here.) Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons:But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.Acts 10:34-35 In my Come Follow Me... Continue Reading →
Sacrament Young men assemble White shirts and ties. More boys gather Have we told any lies? Arms folded All pray A boy’s voice is heard. Bishop nods in, Agreement is conferred. The taste the texture of bread on the tongue Thoughts directed To what He has done. Cup touches Lip opens fresh water poured Christ’s... Continue Reading →
In 2013, I was at my bottom. I had exploited my favorite drug to its finite but frustrating conclusion and I was left once again with nowhere to go. In spite of a nagging feeling I was doing something wrong, ... But, it fed my addiction.
I haven't been writing here for quite some time. I have been engaging in a wrestle with God. That wrestle was started a long time ago, yet I was unaware for most of it. I felt angry. I took that anger out on the most innocent people around me. These last few months, without church... Continue Reading →
Last year, when President Nelson made the announcement that members of our church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, would no longer be willingly known as “Mormons,” I felt confused and frustrated. I liked the name of my testimony blog and I didn’t think I would change it.
I've been divorced for a year now. During that time, I have not dated at all. I have not entertained the advances from any man. It's been nice to be single, I enjoy working on the issues that I have and would like to get to a more stable point in my recovery (from past... Continue Reading →
Today's scripture for the #LightTheWorld effort is from Matthew. You can find suggestions for service projects for today at Mormon.org. Who do you know that could use a drink of clean water? How can you help make that happen?
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has installed a set of special vending machines, all across the world people are planning service projects and creating posts all to share a bit of light with the world. For the past few years The Church has developed different promotional videos to share with the public... Continue Reading →
when the day of my second anniversary of holding my Temple Recommend coincided with the date of my graduation, I felt a subtle "nod" from my Heavenly Father
I remember the nervousness that overcame me not long after I felt the impression to seek out and listen to the Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They talk a lot about "being in the world, but not of the world," but all of my friends were "of the world," none... Continue Reading →