Pleasing Him
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I want to please Heavenly Father. When Spencer W. Kimball was young he made up his mind that “the thing I wanted to do was to please my Heavenly Father.” I want to do that too. I’ve committed to it … 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

He hath heard the prayers of His people
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The last week or so I’ve had an opportunity to practice patience as I’m waiting to hear back on some news. Waiting is tough! My HWN has been the hope and confidence I’ve felt. This comes in large part from the prayers … Read More

Lost Laptop
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I realized about 15 minutes after getting off the Frontrunner that I left my laptop on the train :/ I called UTA lost-and-found a few times, but they won’t know for sure until tomorrow morning if it was turned in… That’s a lot … Read More

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Today was quite productive — at work and afterwards. With lots to do, I prayed for help and heard HWN in my ability to focus :) p.s. Even late at night, it’s good to see the flowers blooming for Spring!  

Emotional protection
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Last few days of March, and the weather is still deciding if it’s Winter or Spring… Some things in my profession can lead to what’s called secondary or vicarious trauma — “the stress resulting from helping or wanting to help a traumatized … Read More

Greatest Happiness Possbile
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Today I was praying and pondering about some of my goals, and how to reach them. I heard HWN today in an answer from the October 2015 general conference. President Monson taught: God’s commandments are not given to frustrate us … Read More

Answers to questions
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I got to attend the Provo City Center Temple dedication today, and had an interesting experience looking for an answer to a prayer. It was interesting because the answer came only after I decided what my question was. That’s kind … Read More

It is the small things
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I attended church in a family friend’s ward today. Starla, who taught my mother the gospel 30 years ago, introduced me to Bruce C. Hafen, who was the area president when I began my mission in Germany. He was recently given an … Read More

Go forth to battle
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This morning I read in the Book of Mormon about the people of Zeniff when they were attacked by the Lamanites: Yea, in the strength of the Lord did we go forth to battle against the Lamanites; for I and my people … Read More

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