If you've been here for a while you might know that I love the story A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I have read the book many times and have seen every version of the movie. I watch the movies over and over again and I usually begin around Thanksgiving . So, this morning I … Continue reading A Christmas Carol 2021
This is the text of the things I said at my dad's funeral on November 23rd. I'm putting it here for safe keeping. God looks out for the Shearers My dad told me that several different times in my life. None of them were connected. When he said it to me the first time I … Continue reading God Looks Out for the Shearers
We lost my dad this past weekend. That's a funny way to start writing something where the titel is "Grateful". But here's the thing, when I took a minute to think about how things went I am grateful and I can see God in a lot of parts. My dad, Malcolm Shearer had cancer. He … Continue reading Grateful
A couple of weeks ago I was rereading the talk form the April 2021 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of latter Day Saints that is called Room at the Inn by Elder Gerrit W. Gong. I remember him giving the talk in April but it didn't stick at the time. This time … Continue reading The Good Samaritan – Am I the last to see this meaning?
These last couple of weeks I have been thinking a lot about what I believe about God. You can see a few of my thoughts in this post. But today I want to talk about one place where I was going wrong for a very long time. Because i didn;t know God very well at … Continue reading What’s Holding You Back?
I have been working with a coach over the last 4 weeks. I have 9 weeks to go I believe. I hired this coach because I have felt a little stuck and overwhelmed in my business and in some parts of my life. I expected that he would help me to set up systems and … Continue reading What do I believe?
I've been thinking about sifting and what it means. Until recently I had thought it was removing the undesirable parts (aka people) from the church. So I was looking at the people who I thought weren't choosing the correct things or weren't living the way God would want them to live. Basicly I was being … Continue reading The Sifting
Two initial thoughts that inspired this post. Joseph smith describes himself as an obscure boy of no consequence JSH 1:22 2. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who … Continue reading Who Am I?
I noticed something interesting this week in the story of Elisha healing Naaman who was a mighty warrior and also a leper. I think it's important to read the story. Go ahead and then we'll chat about it. 1 Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, … Continue reading 2 Kings 5:1-14
These past 5 years have been a huge jump in learning for me. I've learned how better to study scriptures. I've learned how better to seek and receive revelation and inspiration from God. I've learned that God doesn't speak to all of us the same way (I knew that before but it has been impressed … Continue reading Trust