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…

Sweet Land of Liberty

Freedom is a most precious gift. It isn’t free, but it’s fought for. Have you ever wondered why tears well up in our eyes when we hear the Star Spangled Banner or we pledge alliance to our flag? Why do we value our freedom and hold it so close to our hearts? Our ancestors hungered…

Friendship, The Footprints In Your Heart

The scriptures define “friend” in Proverbs 17:17: “A friend loveth at all times.” What a lovely definition! When I looked up what a friend is in the scriptures, this is what I found: “Thy friends do stand by thee, and they shall hail thee again with warm hearts and friendly hands.” (D & C 121:9)…

Wait on the Lord

As I read the scriptures one day, this phrase—wait on the Lord—jumped out at me. I looked it up and found lots of verses with this unique phrase. Here are a few: Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. – Psalms 27:14…

Developing Your Spirituality

The desire to become close to our Father in Heaven is a natural feeling that is born within us. Sadly, we become busy and don’t take the time to do the things that bring us closer to Him. It is not that difficult to do if we take time to do only two things. Daily…