The title of this post is an important question I feel I should ask myself every day. I've been thinking a lot lately about success: in business, in family, in life, and the quote continues to emerge: No other success can compensate for failure in the home.” - David O McKay So what does that have to do with the Atonement of Jesus Christ and how I use it in … Keep Reading...
Unfortunately I didn't do as well as I would have liked to with my six month challenge to read a General Conference talk. However, the time hasn't completely passed yet so I thought I'd study a talk today titled "Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?" Before looking at the article I want to write out what I think the talk will be … Keep Reading...
Purpose To teach the children that true freedom comes by resisting evil and keeping Heavenly Father’s commandments. My Initial Thoughts Before I record my notes on what I've read in the lesson, here are some of the things I have in mind: There are things we can do to protect ourselves against the power of the adversary Captain Moroni knew how to submit … Keep Reading...
Unfortunately I didn’t do as well as I would have liked to with my six month challenge to read a General Conference talk. However, the time hasn’t completely passed yet so I thought I’d study a talk today titled “Is Faith in the Atonement of Jesus Christ Written in Our Hearts?” Before looking at the [...]
I’ve been studying about why members of the Church apostatize. As I’ve thought about the reasons I feel it boils down to a formula I was taught by my mission president: Study the scriptures Say personal prayers Keep the commandments Serve others This is the Formula for Happiness. This is also the formula for not [...]
I’ve had experiences lately that have caused me to really question how members of the Church fall away and are lost. My little sister-in-law Mandy is one of those people – she’s falling away, ready to take her name off the records of the Church, and insistent that we are all deceived and just haven’t [...]
The title of this post is an important question I feel I should ask myself every day. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about success: in business, in family, in life, and the quote continues to emerge: No other success can compensate for failure in the home.” - David O McKay So what does that have [...]
Yes, unfortunately, I had a relapse last week (actually a week ago today – and the next day too). I’m not sure why it happened. I haven’t been to the meeting for a while due to C’s basketball schedule. What I’d like to do is find a meeting I could go to in the middle [...]
Well, another four years starts today. President Barrack Obama was re-elected and Mitt Romney was defeated last night. Yes, I feel disappointed but I don’t feel the world is going to end. That’s about all I’m going to say about the presidential stuff… My days lately haven’t been as great as I’d like: I have [...]
I saw images today on Facebook that I would say were not ok… At times like those I feel I sometimes try to justify and say, “Well, it wasn’t pornograhic really…” However, I did a bit of research and found this: Some seek to justify their indulgence by arguing that they are only viewing “soft,” [...]