It’s pretty common to hear people talk about their trials.
Everyone has them.
Yet, when we combine the unique set of circumstances, and history, and severity, and emotional strength, and physical endurance (you get the idea), then each trial is different.
It really comes down to the fact that each of us is a unique and important child of our Heavenly Father.
We can understand that our trials are almost personalized, just right for us.
Continue reading Do my choices bring me peace?
From time to time I am given the opportunity to try and contribute what I can to our Sunday worship services. Sometimes it may be through a few spoken words that hopefully help others along their path as I work my way along my own. Sometimes I try to share a message and feelings through music.
Yesterday I had just such an opportunity.
A wonderful family friend is preparing to leave for 18 months to serve a mission, giving of herself completely to doing all she can to bring happiness and peace to our earthly brothers and sisters. I felt that perhaps the hymn “God Be with You ‘Till We Meet Again” would be the right message.
After the meeting was over, I immediately left the chapel and with pen and paper began a letter to our son Nick. There had been some pretty powerful lessons taught and learned that I wanted to share with him.
Maybe I’ll share them with you as well. Continue reading Choosing humility over humiliation