It is the morning after the 189th Semi-annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There have been a couple of doctrines that have sunk deep into my being this morning. The most important being choice and agency. Elder Gerrit W. Gong spoke about the choice to marry his wife. Covenant […]
Choices: beanboozal, choose the right. When making the wrong choice we chew for a moment before spitting it out.
Saturday Morning Session Pre-thoughts: This morning I thought about the central role of the repentance process in my personal conversion to the Gospel of Christ, His atonement, Priesthood Authority, and so forth. Because repentance works, I have few other questions or issues with the general march and progress of the Church and its leadership. Elder […]
https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2016/10/the-sacrament-can-help-us-become-holy?lang=eng Didn’t finish reading, but come up with a plan on Saturdays to prepare for Sacrament on Sundays. God has a plan in place already for us. We need to embrace it and organize our lives to accept and embrace his plan for us.
“The Gathering of Scattered Israel,” by Elder Russel M. Nelson, October 2006 There is such a strong spirit about what I am studying this morning. I cannot tell its purpose yet. As I read about the Lord telling Abraham to get thee out of the land of his father’s inheritance, this resonates deeply and strongly […]
“What Shall We Do?” Neill F. Marriot, March 2016 General Womens’ Meeting A couple of thoughts the creation of the earth was a process of nurturing. The most important skill that we can acquire in this life is “the ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation…” (quote from Julie B. Beck)
In no particular order, the following notes are a collection of personal thoughts and inspiration received over the past 36 hours as a result of personal studies, hard work, and participation in Sunday church services: The value of work – the Lord calls those who are already engaged in the work. Christ choose his apostles […]
It Works Wonderfully! by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Is the Gospel working for me? Is my experience in the Church working or me? Is it blessing me and my family with the peace and joy as promised in the Gospel? Pres. Uchtdorf’s testimony to follow up on these questions is very similar to my own […]
January 2016 CES Devotional – Pres. Russell M. Nelson President Nelson: Learn your true identity and purpose – Pray about who you really are. Expect and Prepare to Accomplish the Impossible – The Lord will ask you to do difficult things. Best efforts and fervent prayers. It will become less and less popular to be […]
Just re-read this talk on priesthood and personal prayer and there are passages that I want to commit the principles to memory: https://www.lds.org/general-conference/2015/04/priesthood-and-personal-prayer?lang=eng This is what I’ve learned: God is not interested in long prayers. Rather He is interested in specific prayers, and us knowing what we should be praying for. “Ye worship ye know […]