Showing posts from October, 2017

Letting Others In

As missionaries we seek to let others' know how much we love and care about them. We have left our home and family for a time to reach out and extend our hand for the greater good of others. That goodness and love we feel comes from the Lord; who is the Source of ALL goodness, light, truth, love. I love Him. He is my Lord, Savior and King. I want to be more like Him. I love to learn about Him, read about Him, ponder on His words and teachings as I seek to know Him better so that I can do His will. And, sometimes, that learning journey means that we get to also 'allow others in' to our own book of growth, and be vulnerable at times, so that they know they are not alone in the sacred journey of life. As we have tread the path, we can remind others' that this life is our opportunity to learn to live by faith and obedience in preparation for the life ahead. What a beautiful plan it is! This morning I read a beautiful story from a niece of mine who has 'Turner

How the Book of Mormon Changes OUR Lives

We know that the Book of Mormon is the Word of God; it's 'Another Testament of Jesus Christ'. Just as the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God for the people in those days and in those parts of the world (and still highly applicable to us in ours), the Book of Mormon is another witness of the Lord's dealings with His people - here in the America's. It tells a story of a small group of people at the time of King Zedekiah in Jerusalem, who were guided to know that because of the wickedness of the people at that time (about 600 B.C.), that Jerusalem would be destroyed. The Lord commanded them to depart out of the land and later to sail to the America's where they would establish a new nation. This book has changed our lives. We try to read, study and ponder from it's incredible teachings, every day. We have been promised that we will get closer to the Lord, Jesus Christ, by abiding by the precepts in this book - than by those in ANY other book. Th