When I commune with God, I remember that fasting is not hungering from something so much as it is hungering for something.
Ye Cannot Go Amiss
Sometimes I feel the good pleasure of our heavenly parents, but too often I agonize over the many things I’m NOT doing. Are my efforts good enough for the Lord?
This is our Valentine’s day tradition: ten Twinkies buried under mounds of whipped cream, disguised as a cake. We once watched a cheesy rom-com Hallmark
Lessons from a Winter Storm
Our good friends were living in Del Rio Texas during recent winter storms (February 2021). Widespread power outages compromised their way of living. Fortunately, they
“[M]en are, that they might have joy.” (2 Nephi 2:25) Some people are born with a vision. They are called, by God or by privilege,
“[A]nd his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). It’s Christmas time, and Isaiah’s words
Elephant in the Dark
“He remembereth every creature of his creating, he will make himself manifest unto all” –Mosiah 27:30 In 2013, I visited a local Baptist church. It
On Seeing & Being Seen
Today the girls went up and down the hill shouting, “Mama, look at me!” They went back on forth on the swings crying, “Watch me!”
Faith in the Unseen
Our evening family devotional is brief and wiggly. Andy reads an illustrated scripture story and Lucy somersaults. Spirituality is plausible; somersaults are guaranteed. For one