He Cried

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At first it was hard to look at him. His skin was so pale and hung so heavy on his neck. Every breath was hard work. On the third day …

Breathe

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My mom called Thursday: my dad was dying. Not just sick and weak, but dying. I rushed to be there. I wondered if he would pass that night. Over the …

Limitless

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If God says you can do it, you can. Do you believe it? Do you put limitations on what that means? Are the limitations in your understanding based on what …

Doing the Impossible

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 And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible. Mark 10:27

Pray then Work

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When praying about the sisters you visit teach, ask God what their temporal and spiritual needs are. If nothing comes to mind consider asking her these three questions: What can …

God’s Grace

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“Throughout our lives, God’s grace bestows temporal blessings and spiritual gifts that magnify our abilities and enrich our lives. His grace refines us. His grace helps us become our best …

Hold a Baby

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There is a reason babies are born so little, so as to be small enough to be held:  if their body demonstrated the size of their soul, the weight of who …

His First Day

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Remember, it is a child’s first time through life. It is the first time he is 9 years 226 days old. Today is brand new to him… …And for you.

Falling Up to God

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Fall—> Imperfect—> Justice—> Mercy—> Christ’s Atonement—> Grace—> We can return to God—> Enabling Power of Grace—> We can become like God. “But the grace of God does not merely restore …

The Art of Brevity

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I discovered the art of brevity the day I became a mom of 6 kids. Say it quickly, but not too fast like speed talking, boldly, clearly, with as few …