Christmas Miracles

DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS Outside, the “hush” of new falling snow Feathering bush and tree in downy white— Inside, there is holly and mistletoe And twinkling light.   I’ve placed baubles of red; green and gold— But how insignificant compared to the Christ Child, the Wise men, kneeling shepherds And the sheep of the fold.  …

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…

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…