Just Believing

“Just believing, just having a molecule of faith – that simple step, when focused on the Lord Jesus Christ, has ever been and always will be not only the first principle of His eternal gospel but also the first step out of despair.” — Jeffery R. Holland, Created For Greater Things, pg. 152.

What is a Vision?

“A vision is a gift of the spirit that enables us to view things by the power of the Holy Spirit – not only with an enhanced physical faculty but also with a broader inner perspective.  We may be shown simple scenes that are easy to understand or complex images that require interpretation.  We may see something concerning others or …

Inspiration for the hard times…

“Don’t look back. You’re not going that way.” “Don’t confuse your path with your destination.  Just because it’s stormy now doesn’t mean that you aren’t headed for sunshine.” “Promise me you’ll always remember:  You’re always braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – a.a. Milns “We do not need to know “how” or “where”, …

We are making our appearance

“We are making our appearance on the stage of mortality in the greatest dispensation of the gospel ever given to mankind, and we need to make the most of it. — Jeffery R. Holland, Created For Greater Things, pg. 136.

Inspiration for the hard days…

“We glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, experience; and experience, hope: And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” — Romans 5: 3-5

Inspiration for the hard times…

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.”  – Mark Twain “Go 24 hours without complaining. (Not even once). Then watch how your life starts changing!” – The Attraction Signal.   “If you want success with many of the the things in life, then you have to be able to lower your expectations.” “Great minds discuss ideas.  Average minds discuss …

Fear Not

“Fear not; for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.  And Elisha prayed, and said, Lord, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see.  And the Lord opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw:  and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha.” …

Some Inspiration for the Hard Times…

A dear friend of mine recently gave me  beautiful new cook book she has written, titled, “Modern Pioneer Recipes.” In this book she has included several pages worth of beautiful, inspiring pictures and quotes which she has titled, “Some Inspiration for the Hard Times.” I was so touched by so many of the messages she has shared with me, that …

Tender Mercies of the Lord – What are they?

“The Lord’s tender mercies are the very personal and individualized blessings, strength, protection, assurance, guidance, loving-kindnesses, consolation, support, and spiritual gifts which we receive from and because of and through the Lord Jesus Christ.” —  David A. Bednar, April 2005 General conference. “To learn how we can invite and recognize the Lord’s tender mercies in our lives, go to www.lds.org …