This last week we had the chance to see the cherry blossoms of DC before they all disappeared.
Our roommates came with us, but one of them had his tooth pulled earlier that same day. So he was in pain, and not in the greatest of spirits. I walked with him through the Cherry Blossoms, thanking the Lord for the wonderful blessings I had in my life, and thanking him for watching out for me. My dear friend was a little preoccupied to look on the bright side of things. Understandable.
As you walk through life, do you see the magnificent blossoms of the blessings and tender mercies of the Lord around you?
Or do you focus on the pain?
This life was not meant to be soft and squishy. It was meant to be a little rough, so that we can learn, and grow.
But through these trials, we need to always remember that there is a bright finish, and shining light along the way.
So remember to look heavenward, patiently wait, and strive on.
Ever wondered if God still talked to man?
Well, on April 5th and 6th, at 10am MDT, you can listen to his Prophet, Thomas S. Monson, and the General Authorities that preside in his church.
This event is called General Conference, and it happens twice a year.
As you listen to them, you will realize that they are servants of Jesus Christ. Your testimony of our Lord and Savior will deepen and you will feel God’s love in your life.
Are you ready to listen?
A Talk from the April 2013 General Conference. It is filled with much advice on the prospect of marriage. Watch and learn.
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What is faith?
To have faith is to “hope for things which are not seen, which are true” (see Book of Mormon, Alma 32:21 and Hebrews 11:1). Each day you act upon things you hope for, even before you see the end result. This is similar to faith.
Faith in God is more than a theoretical belief in Him. To have faith in God is to trust Him, to have confidence in Him, and to be willing to act on your belief in Him. It is a principle of action and power.
The Book of Mormon prophet Alma compared faith to a seed. If you plant a seed and nourish it, if it is a good seed it will grow and eventually bear fruit (Alma 32:28-43). It is the same with faith. If you are obedient to God’s commandments, study His word, and have a desire to believe in Christ, faith will grow inside of you.
As this faith grows inside you, It becomes unwavering and a firm foundation. Faith in Christ brings salvation. Because true faith brings results.
The results of true faith is repentance.
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This article pretty much describes what I do each and every day, for 2 years. I encourage you to read it to better understand what I am doing, and to help me fulfill my purpose of inviting people to come unto Christ by sending me a message on Facebook, so I can help you and those you know Increase their faith in our Savior.