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?
My Netflix watching habits may be a little unusual for a woman who just turned 56 years old. But I don't want all the swearing and sex and violence. I want quiet movies and series that I can watch while I do other things or have on for background noise while I work or watch … Continue reading Half Measure
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
2 Kings 5:1-14
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
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
When is the Last Time you were Stirred UP?
First, I want to say that I'm excited for 2022. I'm excited because that is a year we will be studying the Old Testament in all of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I know this year is only hlfway over but I'm looking forward to having a deeper understanding of the … Continue reading When is the Last Time you were Stirred UP?
Why Do You Go To Church?
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?
In October General Conference of 2018 President Nelson spoke to the women of the church about participating in gathering Isreal. To do that he offered 4 invitations. The first invitation was to fast for 10 days from Social Media. here are his exact words: First, I invite you to participate in a 10-day fast from … Continue reading Social Media
The Gift of Discernment
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