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Buckle Up!

A term we’re all familiar with, “Buckle up!” is usually associated with safe transportation, and involves latching a safety belt around the torso to prevent injury. As General Conference approaches, the same advice might apply as we spiritually prepare to…

GUILT vs SHAME

Recently in Sacrament meeting, a woman was spoke shortly about the difference between guilt and shame, but I have thought about it a lot since then. Guilt: A bad feeling caused by knowing that you have done something bad or wrong. When we…

The Dust of the Earth

As I was studying the book of Helaman, I read something that I thought was really interesting: ” O how great is the nothingness of the children of men; yea, even they are less than the dust of the…

The Brother

I recently read a book about Vincent Van Gogh. This book is called Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman. This book is an interesting biography about Vincent and his strong bond with his brother Theo. I didn’t…

Harvest the Light

I was sitting in church last Sunday, sort of listening, sort of allowing my own thoughts to mix with the words of the Sacrament Meeting Speaker. Part way into her talk, she uttered a phrase that made me sit…

The Prophet and Apostles

I have been lucky enough to hear the prophet and two different apostles in sacrament meeting. Seeing them has taught me a few things. The Prophets and Apostles are human, just like us. My Grandma lives in the same…

Sunshine in Your Heart

It was gray and rainy this morning where I live. We had to duck and cover as we sprinted from the parked car to the church doors. Partway through the church service, we sang: “You can live a happy…