Growth and Grace

Growth and Grace I love this quote and talk, through His Grace we truly can cultivate the flowers of eternal life.  Here the full quote.  “We grow in two ways—removing negative weeds and cultivating positive flowers. The Savior’s grace blesses both parts—if we do our part. First and repeatedly we must uproot the weeds of…

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7 Things the Bible teaches us about Friendship.

  7 Things the Bible Teaches us about Friendship. From the King James Version.   1st Love.   Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. Proverbs 27:6 A Friend loves you. A friend is willing to say what you needed to hear, even if it hurts. Because…

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Striving and struggling and desiring Eternal Life.

When I was young, I got discouraged about living the Gospel. That is when a Seminary teacher Richard Lowe shared this quote. He told me that he knew it was old over 30 years old. But that it was true. It comforted me. But only a few weeks later. As Elder L. Tom Perry Talked…

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Faith Without Works: A Poem.

Faith Without Works. Believe and be saved the minister said, Believe and be saved and rise from the dead. Through grace ye are saved from sin and from hell, So simply believe and all will be well. The preacher continued and read from the book, How all can reach heaven, both angel and crook.  …

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Knowledge: The Pathway to Exaltation.

 Knowledge The Pathway to Exaltation A look into the Christlike attribute of Knowledge Knowledge is one of the crowning Christlike Attributes. It is one of the traits we must learn and cultivate if we are to become like our Father. So in a sense, it is a Godlike Attribute. Knowledge is the fruit of Faith when…

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5 Topics To Avoid Writing Your Missionary About

5 Topics To Avoid Writing Your Missionary About   Because of the drama surrounding letters and emails Pday became a day of mixed emotions when I was serving my mission. Some missionaries loved getting emails, and letters, but others dreaded emails and letters. Why did some love letters and others dread them? Because some emails…

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“We are born to die, and die to live”

I heard this quote at institute tonight. I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you. “Life does not begin with birth, nor does it end with death. Prior to our birth, we dwelled as spirit children with our Father in Heaven. There we eagerly anticipated the possibility of coming to earth…

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Friendship.

An awesome quote on Friendship. Having been so richly blessed by Christ’s friendship, I pray that we will now be to others what He is to us: a true friend. At no time will we be more Christlike than when we are a friend. I testify of the inestimable value of friends in my own…

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The Rectory Door (a Mission story)

The Prelude  The morning was young. The streets were white with snow and the cold was nipping at my nose, as the car pulled up to the Chapel in Bangor Maine. It was February of 2013. I was leaving Bangor. I did not know where I was going. All I knew was this was the…

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