The True Love Dares: Dare 14

Mosiah 4:26-27 And now, for the sake of these things which I have spoken unto–that is, for the sake of retaining a remission of your sins from day to day, that ye may walk guiltless before God–I would that ye should impart of your substance to the poor, every man according to that which he…

The True Love Dares: Dare 13

Alma 15:3-12 And also Zeezrom lay sick at Sidom, with a burning fever, which was caused by the great tribulations of his mind on account of his wickedness, for he supposed that Alma and Amulet were no more; and he supposed that they had been slain because of his iniquity. And this great sin, and…

Fully Known

Dear Friends, You know, sometimes, and tonight, or rather, this morning, was one of those times, I found myself looking through my book where I keep a hard copy of all the words to my poems and songs that I’ve written so far. I find myself, maybe it’s a silly thing, but I find myself…

My Grandma

Today, I have a lot of things swimming through my mind. My dad got a call this morning that my grandma isn’t doing well, and I’m wondering if she’s going to be going home soon. She’s hung on through so many of life’s turbulences. And she’s survived a few crash landings, metaphorically speaking. Several months…

The True Love Dare: Dare 12

Doctrine and Covenants 88:125 And above all things, clothe yourselves with the bond of charity, as with a mantle, which is the bond of perfectness and peace. Dare 12: Clothe yourself with the bond of charity. I found myself, when this was first given to me, wondering what it meant. But recent events have shed some…

Introduction to the True Love Dares

Dear Friends, In all truth, I should really rename the True Love Dares, the Love of Truth Dares. Because that is what it’s all about. Loving the truth about God, about ourselves and about each other and learning to embrace truth where ever it is found. I came to these things out of my desire…

Lessons From Schizophrenia

NOTE: Do not use this as a substitute for a licenced health practitioner! There are ways to help yourself and get help that you can live with. 🙂 Make sure you’ve got a good support team to help you on your healing journey! Dear Friends, Last night I watched an old Disney version of Hans Brinker…

Dry Well

Dear Friend, My life the last month and a half has been quite the experience. I’ve about had another mental break down, and I’ve watched my oldest son almost follow suite. He’s only seven years old. I didn’t know that you could have a mental breakdown at that age. He’s had a lot of the…

The True Love Dare: Dare 11

Ephesians 3:13-21 “Wherefore I desire that ye faint not at my tribulations for you, which is your glory. For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family of heaven and earth is named, that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory,…

The True Love Dare: Dare 10

Alma 26:27-31 “Now when our hearts were depressed, and we were about to turn back, behold, the Lord comforted us, and said: Go amongst thy brethren, the Lamanites, and bear with patience thine afflictions, and I will give unto you success. “And now behold, we have come, and been forth amongst them; and we have been…