Love, kindness, and gratitude

“I was shown the importance of showing love and kindness to others, and the importance of doing acts of service.  It was made clear to me that it is essential that we show gratitude for all we are, all we have, all we will yet have – and that we are grateful even for our trials and tribulations. In reality …

The Founding Fathers

“I had the honor and privilege of meeting and visiting with a few of these men for a brief period of time.  The purpose of my visit was discussed, and it was agreed upon that once I returned to my life on earth, I would do the best I could to tell the world the truth about our great country, …

How do we know?

“We are given further light and knowledge line upon line, precept upon precept.  The Lord will never give us more than we can handle or than what is for our greater good.  This applies to trials as well as insight and knowledge.  He seeks to do only that which is for our greater eternal welfare. So how do we purify …

We all have our trials and struggles…

“I am no different than each of you.  We all have our trials and struggles and each of us has been and will continue to be tried and tested, but I know that as we put our faith and trust in God, we will be fine.  Whether we live through the upcoming tribulations or not, we will be where we …

Who is your master?

Who is your master? “We have to decide who our Master truly is. There will be no fence sitting as we move into the future.  Either we will choose to follow the Lord’s prophet, or we will choose otherwise and will be left on our own.  This is no different than it is for us today – only the stakes …

Go to the source of all truth…

“The Lord has gently reminded me that His ways are not man’s ways.  He has counseled me many times to trust Him, to increase my faith, and to learn to listen more to His spirit.  He has taught me that rather than asking, “Why?” I am to ask, “What am I to do with this knowledge?” and “How am I …

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect “The Lord has a plan for each and every one of us.  When it comes to spiritual preparations, our thoughts and intentions do matter.  They not only impact us personally on every level, but they also influence others.  In fact, we are all so interconnected that our thoughts, intentions, and actions have an impact or “ripple effect” …

Learning to discern the spirit

“Learning to discern when and how the Lord speaks to us is critical.  Learning, knowing, and understanding when the Holy Ghost is speaking to us is essential to our salvation, and being able to discern the light from the dark in every aspect of our lives is of great importance. One day our ability to do this will in fact …

The Time is Now – Chap. 12 – “Troubles in Chicago”

Troubles in Chicago “As part of the troubles, I was shown that the day will come when the great city of Chicago will lie in ruin. I was shown that the seeds of wickedness and corruption which were long ago planted in that city will soon ripen and lead to its very destruction.  I was shown that civil unrest will …

Decisions before us…

President Thomas S. Monson has said, “Decisions are constantly before us. To make them wisely, courage is needed – the courage to say no, the courage to say yes.  Decisions do determine destiny.  I plead with you to make a determination right here, right now, not to deviate from the path which will lead you to your goal: eternal life …