I think that growing up I understood what sin was. I learned about the commandments and I understood when I chose not to follow them, that it was a sin. However, even though I had heard the word “Atonement”, I didn’t really understand what it meant and how it related to my sins and to forgiveness.Continue reading “Sin, forgiveness and the Atonement”
It’s been one year since I started this blog! It’s been an incredible journey. It’s much harder than I anticipated to find the time to write. When I write, I want it to be worth your time to read it, and worth my time to write. Often I jot down a thought that I wantContinue reading “One year anniversary!”
I remember speaking to someone who asked me, “Why are you serving a mission for your church in a country where we already believe in Jesus Christ? Why don’t you go to a country where they have not heard of the Gospel, instead of preaching in the predominately Catholic country of France?” It’s a fair question.
I know that Bible bashing isn’t good, but this was funny. Enjoy a little peek at our drive from Washington to Utah today. This was Xavier’s reaction when we said we were going to do our family scripture reading in the car. From the Primary Songbook: 1. Because I want to be like theContinue reading “Xavier debating scriptures with Dad”