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…

Enduring Trials

“The road is rough,” I said, “Dear Lord, there are stones that hurt me so.” And He said, “Dear child, I understand, I walked it long ago.” “But there is a cool green path,” I said. “Let me walk there for a time.” “No child,” He gently answered me, The green road does not climb.”…

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Searching for happiness is a big part of our life. We not only want it but we have an inner need and desire to spread joy to others. I notice that when I tell a funny story and make someone laugh, I wish I could tell another one. Laughter and smiles are contagious and spread…