Parenthood, A Great Responsibility

“Strong family relationships don’t just happen. It takes time. It takes commitment, it takes prayer, and it takes work.” – Eugene Hansen (“Children and the Family,” Ensign, May 1998) Being a parent is a great responsibility and many times we get discouraged. We feel disheartened because our children will not respond to us or listen…

Have I Done Any Good in the World?

“I shall pass through this world but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do, let me do it now; Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” (Stephen Grellet 1773 – 1855) With all the natural disasters that…

Thankful for a prophet

This past weekend, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gathered or watched from their homes the 187th semi-annual General Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the reasons I love being a member of this church is because we have a living prophet (just like Moses, Elijah, or Noah in…

The Key to Happiness

The key to happiness is the most sought-after subject on earth. When we’re feeling discontent, we tend to think a change in our lives is the answer to happiness. But after landing that new job or moving into a new home, are we truly happy? There’s much more to finding happiness than we think. Victor…

The Joy of Serving Others

The importance of serving others can never be over emphasized. What are we here on earth for if not to serve our friends and loved ones? The golden rule says, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” King Benjamin said, “When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye…