God gave us agency hoping that we’d use it to follow Him and obey His laws. If we want to follow God, then we need to choose to be obedient to His will.
Each of us has individual trails that we have to walk. Those trails are challenging, painful, and even scary at times. But we don’t walk them alone. We need a new generation of pioneers – pioneers who rely on Christ as they build bridges of compassion and work toward a unified community.
God gives us a lot – but not all of it is blessings. And realizing that can change the way we serve Him.
Recognizing our imperfections lets God work in our lives to make us better because we can then see what we need to work on. But sometimes when we recognize that we are imperfect, we might not try to fix our imperfections.
I sat in my Christian History classroom last year, waiting for class to start. My professor strode into the room, shut the door, gave us his typical staredown, and asked us what we had thought of General Conference the weekend before. At BYU-Idaho, this wasn’t a strange question. Even some of my non-religious classes had […]
I’m looking at fall differently this year than I have in the past. Recently, I had a conversation with my mom that changed my perspective on it. And it all started with a tree. See, I’ve always loved fall. Mostly for the typical, cliche things. The crisp air, fresh apples, colorful leaves, starting to wear […]
Are you ever frustrated with the progress, or rather, lack of progress you make in your life? It’s tiring sometimes to look at the things you know you need to fix in your life and realize that you’ve been working on them for a long time – only to find that you’ve hardly improved. Those […]
Think about the last time you cooked an egg. Maybe you hard-boiled it and turned it into egg salad. Or you fried it so you could dip toast and bacon into the yolk. You might have scrambled the egg, or mixed the egg into brownie batter or cookie dough. When you cooked this egg, you […]