Tag Archives: faith

Z is for Zigzag

While we were on our mission in England we were constantly experiencing the Lord’s hand in our daily lives. This was often manifested in our scheduling of appointments wherein we relied on the Spirit to help us get to whomever … Continue reading

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X is for Xtra strength

Matt is a young airman who joined the church while we were in England. He experienced several miracles in his conversion process, one of which I share here.  It was a few days after his baptism.  He had to do a … Continue reading

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W is for Water on the Altar

We were trying to sell our home in Texas and move to Upstate New York where my parents and sister lived, and where we had already purchased an old farmhouse, build in the 1850s. I was concerned that it may … Continue reading

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U is for Universe

My Heavenly Father Loves Me, Lyrics Words and music: Clara W. McMaster, 1904–1997. © 1961 IRI. Arr. © 1989 IRI Whenever I hear the song of a bird Or look at the blue, blue sky, Whenever I feel the rain on … Continue reading

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T is for Teething, or Turn to the Lord

Here is another post from my guest blogger daughter. This one involves the same child who lost her carousel tickets, but occurs when she was just a wee baby and was written the day after the event. We had a … Continue reading

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R is for Remember

When I was in Junior High School I became friends with a Mormon for the first time. As she shared with me her beliefs, I knew something was missing in my own spiritual life, as I had no such convictions concerning my … Continue reading

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P is for Purple Shirts

The following is taken from an email I received from one of my former seminary students who recently returned from her mission to Canada. It is not only an example of how God hears and answers our prayers, but that … Continue reading

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O is for “O, My Father”

Music can inspire and uplift us. Works such as The Messiah, by Handel, are a testament to the power of inspirational music. Sometimes, music can teach us…In this hymn written by early Mormon pioneer and Church leader, Eliza R. Snow, … Continue reading

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N is for Neon

This is an experience my mother had, early on in our journey in the LDS Church. She had taken my sister out to Utah to attend BYU and then went on to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City … Continue reading

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M is for Master’s Degree

In 2002 I began a Masters in Library Science program. Contrary to what one might think, this did not just entail reading a bunch of books and memorizing the Dewey Decimal System!  I felt very inadequate at times as I went … Continue reading

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