The True Love Dares: Dare 19

Dare Nineteen: Be the Lord’s servant; if you can’t do it for this person, do it for Him. Read Alma 8:8-18 You know, sometimes we have a relationship that is toxic, flat out toxic and honestly, you do still love this toxic person. But the reality is, this person isn’t interested in change at this point, or they…

The True Love Dares: Dare 18

Dare Eighteen: When all the evidence that you see from this person is negative, know that God is working on excavation. I have a scripture I want to share with you as our jumping off point: Psalm 88 (NIV) “LORD, you are the God who saves me, day and night I cry out to you. May…

The True Love Dares: Dare 17

Dare Seventeen: Keep the Vision of what you are serving and working for in mind consistently. Last time we talked about when we choose to be vulnerable to another person, there is often at some point or another, pain involved with being vulnerable, and the importance of maintaining vulnerability even when we are faced with…

The True Love Dares: Dare 16

Dare Sixteen: In choosing to be vulnerable, choose also to be aware; when hurts come choose to swallow them up in the love of God’s Word. Last time we talked about being vulnerable and letting others in. Today, we are facing the reality that, when we do that, there is pretty much 100% chance that…

The True Love Dares: Dare 15

Alma 24: 17-26 “And now it came to pass that when the king had made an end of these sayings, and all the people were assembled together, they took their swords, and all the weapons which were used for the wedding of man’s blood, and they did bury them up deep in the earth. And this…

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…

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…

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…

The True Love Dare: Dare 9

Alma 19:8, 12-14 “And he said unto the queen: He is not dead, but he sleepeth in God, and on the morrow he shall rise again; therefore bury him not. And Ammon said unto her: Believes thou this? And she said unto him: I have had no witness save thy word, and the word of…