Pure Hearts, Clean Hands, and Temple Altars.

Pure Hearts, Clean Hands, and Temple Altars.  As I was reading about the Temple this quote hit me, I love that everything we do in the Temple is focused on eternity, and because He lives, and wants us to live with Him again. Enjoy this quote.  “In the first recorded revelation of this, the last…

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True Repentance: Learning to use the atonement of Jesus Christ daily.

True Repentance Learning to use the atonement of Jesus Christ Daily Repentance means to turn, or to return. “True Repentance” is permanently turning away from sin, and doing what we must, so we can return to our Father. Sin being the major obstacle that prevents us from being reunited with our Father. Due to our…

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Charity: Learning to Love like God.

Charity Learning to Love like God A look into the Christlike Attribute of Charity What is Charity?   Charity is the pure love of Christ (Moroni 7:47). It is the motivating power behind the Atonement. It is the reason our Father sent His Son Jesus Christ to earth. It was out of love, for us. Charity is the…

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Finding the “Perfect” Spouse.

Finding the “Perfect” Spouse. During Elders Quorum on Sunday we talked about “marriage” and looking for your spouse. We talked about how the doctrine of “the one” or “soul mates” is false. We talked about many uplifting things but this quote stuck out to me. So I am sharing it here for you.  “There is…

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Do Mormons believe in Palm Sunday and the Holy Week?

Do Mormons believe in Palm Sunday and the Holy Week? Last year at Church I welcomed everyone with a greeting of “Welcome to Church, have a good Palm Sunday.” Repeatedly I was asked, “What is Palm Sunday?” I was shocked, so I asked a member of the Bishopric “Please tell me you know what Palm…

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“Finishers Wanted” Being a Finisher in the Gospel.

“Finishers Wanted” Being a “Finisher in the Gospel. I love the Prophet. I was listening to some old General Conference addresses by him (like 40+ years old), and this one struck a cord with me. Below are 6 things he outlines to be a “finisher” in the Gospel. “1. The Mark of Vision. It has…

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Quitting the Mormon Church

As I was looking at some old notes, I found this from 6 years ago. I think it is pertinent today still. Quitting the Mormon Church In a local newspaper in Provo (Utah), there had been an ongoing series of articles written by individuals who wanted to persuade, members of the Church of Jesus Christ…

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The Temple guides us home.

The Temple guides us home. In March 1956, at the dedication of the Los Angeles California Temple, President Harold B. Lee repeated a father’s story about his son who had been assigned to fly dangerous missions during a war. “[The] father said to him, ‘Son, how were you able to get back safely to your…

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Families, the Flower of Eternal Life!

I found this quote about Families, and I love it!  Marriage is the foundry for social order, the fountain of virtue, and the foundation for eternal exaltation. Marriage has been divinely designated as an eternal and everlasting covenant. Marriage is sanctified when it is cherished and honored in holiness. That union is not merely between…

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