Browsing Tag

Jesus Christ

Handling Doubt

“Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.”—President Dieter F. Uchtdorf    Doubt by itself is completely healthy. It can be a tool for asking the tough questions about the gospel and strengthening our own personal testimonies. How we deal…

For The Failing Hearts of Mothers

These past few months of quarantine, violence, altered schooling, and political fighting amongst friends, catapulted me into a place I have never been. It had some of the characteristics of depression—-a feeling of hopelessness, lack of motivation, high anxiety,…

Clear

Recently, my life has been chaotic and unpredictable. I have moved several times and I have a lot of big choices to make. I sometimes feel suffocated when people bombard me with questions about my “plans for the future”.…

The Key to Getting Through Trials

Each of us will experience trials that seem unbearable. While I was recently feeling this way, I remembered a story I’d heard last month:   A boy was in the midst of an overwhelming trial and exclaimed, “I can’t…

Hosana! Easter is Coming!

Easter is coming! And so are the chocolate bunnies, pastel jelly beans, Cadbury eggs, Easter egg hunts, and Easter baskets. Easter is always a joyful time. The days are warmer; summer is just around the corner; and really, who…

Step Back, Kneel Down

Have you ever been in the grocery store checkout line and suddenly your mom says the dreaded words, “I forgot something,” and walks away? She leaves you in the line alone to search for the forgotten item. You eye the…

When Darkness Falls

  Babies are born with two intrinsic fears: fear of falling, and fear of loud noises. Yet, as babies develop into young children, it is normal for them to experience nyctophobia–or being afraid of the dark. For most children, this…