His way
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There are so many ways I try to find happiness. Many bring temporary happiness, and some bring lasting joy :) My HWN recently has been pondering on Christ as the way to happiness :) A few days ago, this sentence stuck … Read More

Cheerfully and with Patience
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This week I read about Alma the elder and the people in the land of Helam. They were unfortunately discovered and conquered by the Lamanites, and Amulon took control of the city. He was unkind to say the least… Amulon … Read More

Gain and keep the faith we need
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My HWN over the past couple weeks came from the sunday-school answers to life’s questions — particularly prayer, scripture study, and temple attendance. President Thomas S. Monson counselled; Remember that faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same … Read More

All things what ye should do
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This week, one example of my HWN came while studying Nephi 32:5: “For behold, again I say unto you that if ye will enter in by the way, and receive the Holy Ghost, it will show unto you all things … Read More

My strength is made perfect in weakness
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Some of my HWN this week was pondering on the idea this week that God’s strength is made perfect in weakness. Paul wrote in 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 about a “thorn in the flesh,” or weakness he had. He asked God three times to … Read More

Are you doing what the Lord wants you to do?
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I watched an old Leadership Enrichment Series address from Elder Robert C. Gay, and was impressed by this main message of his talk (incidentally, I watched this broadcast by accident. I meant to click the link for the live one, … Read More

I will give you rest
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Wednesday this week was one of the most stressful days of my working career! I had 8.5 out of 9.5 hours scheduled with clients, had several phone calls and emails to answer, had to prepare to teach a skills class, … Read More

Fairy Tale Endings
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I pondered this week on the power of stories… I think they can be very encouraging, but on the other hand, they can be discouraging. In particular, when the focal point of the story is on the outcome. For example: “…and … Read More

Why Giving Matters
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For the past week, I’ve had the principles from Arthur C. Brooks 2009 speech at BYU entitled Why Giving Matters on my mind. He shared how decades of research trying to prove that you have to have before you give actually … Read More

Camelback Mountain
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I woke up early to go with Matt and drop Chandler off at school where she works. Then Matt gave me a tour around NAU, Phoenix Campus, where he attends school. Amazing buildings, modern classrooms, and nice people :) And … Read More

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