I've been noticing a lot in the Book of Mormon recently the use of the words "hardening hearts." It has stood out to me more over the past month than in my previous readings. In 2 Nephi 33:2, in The Book of Mormon, it says, "But behold, there are many that harden their hearts against... Continue Reading →
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 →
The year is 1985. It is summer time. There is a small arcade at the Dan's grocery store about a mile from home. Each day during the summer, my friends and I would walk to the store for an ice cream and to play some video games. Sometimes I only had a quarter. Sometimes I had 4 quarters. But one thing was for sure, I was going to play "Punch Out."
I love summer! I love all the seasons and the changes that each season brings, but most of all I really love summer. What is surprising to me every year is how quickly weeds grow. A few years ago I noticed a little green vine growing next to our driveway. I thought how it... Continue Reading →