The Quilt: A Life Lesson

  Be ye therefore perfect as your Father, which is in Heaven is perfect…Matt 5:48 The  Quilt I normally don’t require absolute perfection when making a quilt, (you do have to adhere to the principles of perfection fairly closely because if you don’t, it can throw the whole quilt off and make it difficult toContinue reading “The Quilt: A Life Lesson”

Following a Recipe: A Metaphor for Obedience

When my daughter was 12, she said to me, “Mommy, every time I try to make cookies, they always turn our yucky! They are terrible!” So, I proceeded to ask her about what she was doing when she made these cookies. What recipe did she have? Did she read it through before she started toContinue reading “Following a Recipe: A Metaphor for Obedience”

Reconciling our lives with God by faith

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) During my teenage years, my mother lived in a house that was on the beach in Florida. When we wereContinue reading “Reconciling our lives with God by faith”

Kindness Can Never Be Underestimated

Brightly Beams our Father’s Mercy, From His lighthouse evermore But to us He gives the keeping, Of the lights along the shore. Dark the night of sin has settled, Loud the angry billows roar Eager eyes are watching longing, For the lights along the shore. Trim your feeble lamp my brother, Some poor sailor tempestContinue reading “Kindness Can Never Be Underestimated”

In Remembrance: Giving God the Glory ~ Part 2

In Remembrance ~ Giving God the Glory ~ Part 2 It has always been my belief that the word “remember” is one of the most important words we have in Christendom.  Before there was the written word, men used to pass down from father to son, the history and spiritual dealings of God with man. Continue reading “In Remembrance: Giving God the Glory ~ Part 2”

In Remembrance: Giving God the Glory ~ Part 1

I had lunch the other day with a friend of mine. We were talking about this and that when the conversation took a more spiritual tone.  I marveled at my friends’ faith as she sat there and shared with me her feelings about how she arrived at her faith in God.   She was telling meContinue reading “In Remembrance: Giving God the Glory ~ Part 1”

The three people I would like to meet

Last night, at dinner, my husband told me that he heard one of the talk show host’s pose a question to his listeners. The question was, if you could have lunch with 3 people who would they be and what would you ask them? This led to an interesting conversation between him and me. HeContinue reading “The three people I would like to meet”

Forty Years

Tomorrow marks my 40th year that I will have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints . Wow.  That’s big. I joined the church when I was still in high school. I had to write a paper to practice writing for college and I chose to write it on theContinue reading “Forty Years”