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Quick Thoughts on Pride and Love

I taught another lesson in Church on Sunday from the teachings of President Ezra Taft Benson on the subject of pride. All of his teachings on this topic are powerful to me. 328 more words


Does God Need Us?

What is the relationship between ‘need’ and ‘want’ in reference to our relationship to God? Is there a sense—a possibility that God wants/needs us as much as we him? 243 more words


Preparing for Adversity

“We are not gearing our team for success—we are preparing them for adversity. Because if all you are geared for is success, your players aren’t going to last, and then when they have to go through a hard time, it is going to be a long hard time” (mildly paraphrased statement from BYU football offensive coordinator Robert Anae, 2015). 1,061 more words


Our Relationship with our Heavenly Father

I am a child of God. So are you. This makes us brothers and sisters.

Does this make a difference to you? Or to me?
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Child Of God

faith in God's desire to help us

“Please go to sleep. Please go to sleep. Don’t scream. Please, go to sleep…”

If you’re a parent or a babysitter or have had any experience with little kids, you’ve likely had those same words run through your head about a unstably not-asleep child.   768 more words


Fat Tuesday's Pooka and Other Angels

Last March my family was living in Pennsylvania. It was a pretty stressful time since my husband’s fellowship was ending and he was in the thick of applying for a new job. 1,225 more words

#15 The Beginning of Inspiration and Writing

When did I know that inspiration guided my life?  When did I start writing?  

Inspiration came early.  Our family of six lived in a one bedroom, one bathroom house until I was eleven years old.   815 more words