Go and Reconcile Thyself with Others

Ye have heard that it was said of them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:  But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his…

Yes, I am Letting go of Happiness in my Life

No, I do not want to live a life of misery where there is no hope, there is no faith, and there is no charity. I am not giving up on myself or on my life. Regardless of my age and where I am now at. So, then how is it that I am finally…

Many sides made whole in Christ

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. ~ 1 Corinthians 12:12-13, ESV ~ The greatest…

Don’t do this one thing in order to move forward in life

Sometimes we want to give up. Simply throw in the towel and walk away. We want to quit pursuing our dreams. Frustrated at the many challenges that appear to be barriers to us accomplishing our goals. Feeling inadequate and empty. Giving up is a personal issue we all face in our lives.  Occasionally, a particular meme…

Discovering your guiding principle

We mean well with our New Year’s resolutions, but the breaking of them is as much an annual tradition as establishing them in the first place. New Year’s resolutions … rarely become a significant part of our life.  ~ Debra Farrington ~ Living Faith Day by Day How the Sacred Rules of Monastic Tradition Can…

Finding our Identity through Christ

How do we come to understand our sense of worth, know who we are, and how does this matter? Today’s society has consistently defined and redefined what it means to be someone. In this message, I explore the idea of identity in Christ by looking at the two questions Christ asks. Focusing on our identity…

How opposition is beneficial to our authentic Christian life

For it must needs be, there is an opposition in all things ~ 2 Nephi 2:11 … it is as necessary that we should have difficulties to contend with, in order to make intelligent provision for our spiritual concerns, as it is that we should have the winter frosts and stormy weather to enable us…