During his address to the women of the Church this past General Conference, Dieter F. Uchtdorf said the following… “When we [give others control over how we feel and behave], we are driven about by every wind of opinion—and in this day of ever present social media, those winds blow at hurricane intensity.” Near our … More Overcoming the Winds of Opinion on Social Media
Very early in the Book of Mormon, Lehi the prophet has a vision. He sees “a tree, whose fruit was desirable to make one happy.” This tree lies at the end of a path marked by a rod of iron. Lehi makes his way down the path, holding fast to a rod of iron because … More The Pride of the World
Yesterday I had the opportunity to go fishing with a couple of buddies from work. I enjoy fishing. My dad started taking me fishing when I was little. Every now and then we face challenges in our lives that are completely unexpected, and we wonder how we are going to get out of such a … More Climbing the Hill
How often have we found ourselves in times where it seems the task at hand is completely impossible? No matter how hard we work, nothing goes our way, and we find ourselves in the mindset that accomplishing what we thought was a righteous intent, may not be. It’s easy to think this way when life … More Never Give Up
We’ve all been there, at least in one way or another. Down and out, feeling like nothing is going our way. Asking ourselves, “Why me?,” or “Why now?,” or even “Where is God in this?” These are great questions, and the best part is there are answers. No one’s life path is completely paved with … More Why Does God Allow Hard Times?