Book of Mormon Lessons

This year we have the wonderful opportunity to study the Book of Mormon in Gospel Doctrine. Of all the books in the world, this is my favorite book. It has brought me more peace and insight than any other book I’ve ever read. As I’ve reflected on some of the lessons I’ve learned by reading…

Icy Roads Ahead

As my daughters and I took a road trip to take them back to college, we hit a section of icy spots on the road that made driving treacherous. In life, there will be icy patches, but God gives us warning signs before we hit these to keep us from crashing. Read more…

The Gift of Testimony

The Church has once again put out a touching Christmas video. Take a minute to watch it. Several children bear their witness that Jesus is the Savior of the world. What a different world it would be if each child of God had such knowledge. How can we help our children gain this knowledge for themselves?

The Will of God

We’ve all had times in our life when we’ve felt like we were doing all we could to progress…only to be cut down. This video of the currant bush is a great analogy of life and why we must go through uncomfortable pruning and trimming to help our roots grow deeper so that we can experience God’s joy as we become who He wants us to be.

Equal Opportunity Trial Giver

I grew up in a home that was less than ideal, especially for an LDS family. As an adult, I’ve worked to have one of those families I wished I could have had as a child. However, while we have been blessed by our efforts to live good lives, we still have our challenges and trials. Heavenly Father is, apparently, an equal opportunity trial giver since we all have a lot of growing to do still.