My “attempt” to talk about it with my parents

I just finished another post where I referenced this part of my story, and I realized that I should probably explain this vain attempt at telling my parents to provide a bit of context for Hello rock, meet hard place (coming 8/1/2019) before posting it.  There is no huge reveal in this story, I don’t … Continue reading My “attempt” to talk about it with my parents

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Fasting, the vehicle to overcome any struggle or obstacle in our lives.

Fasting is common in religious practice.  It is the practice of removing food and possibly water from your day for some period of time.  We are promised blessings from removing that from our lives for a small moment in a effort to focus on the spiritual.  This time of focus is suggested to bring a … Continue reading Fasting, the vehicle to overcome any struggle or obstacle in our lives.

Third Time’s a Charm? We don’t always get things the first time.

During today’s lesson it was discussed Peter and his association with the number three.  He was told that he would deny the Savior three times, and as much as he fought that internally it happened.  It wasn’t until the third time that he truly didn’t feel the impact of what he was doing as well … Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm? We don’t always get things the first time.

Passing Judgement, on ourselves and others

We are all very sensitive to judgement.  The last thing we want is to have others place undue opinion about who we are without the proper context and content.  With time and experience, people should be able to see who we are by the "fruits that we bear" or the actions of our lives.  While … Continue reading Passing Judgement, on ourselves and others

Balancing your life and your little side

So much of life is deciding where to put your energy.  What will I work on today, and how much effort will I put into it?  If you have children that decision-making tree grows a lot more branches as your children have nine million questions and desires of their own.  All to often we find … Continue reading Balancing your life and your little side