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?
Agency is something that is very important. The topic comes up often in church lessons and talks and conversations. I don't really know if it is something that other churches talk about as much as we do in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but I do know that it is something … Continue reading Agency
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
What sticks out to you in this passage? 66 ¶ From that time many of his adisciples went back, and bwalked no more with him. 67 Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? 68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the awords of eternal life. 69 And awe believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the bSon of the … Continue reading John 6:66-71
I've been thinking a lot about this question recently. I mean not why you are going but why am I going. Is it fear of God and what I think will happen after I die? Is it because I think my service and attendance will get me something or somewhere eventually? Is it because I … Continue reading Why Do You Go To Church?
It has been an amazing year of study for me so far. If you have been following along you may be noticing that no only am I learning new things about the scriptures and deepening my understanding but that I am also seeing things in new and enlightening ways. Today I want to talk about … Continue reading The Gift of Discernment