second guessing inspiration

Stop Second Guessing Inspiration

Have you ever prayed about something, got a clear direction to take, and when you take it, it leads to pain and disappointment? I don’t know about you, but when that happens to me, my first instinct is to doubt my ability to receive revelation. That’s a scary feeling not to trust that you heard […]

peace, prosperity, happiness

Peace, Prosperity, Happiness: Are We Missing The Boat?

We all want peace, prosperity and happiness, but are we looking in all the wrong places? I have a good friend who lives near the ocean. She and her husband invited several couples to a party on their boat. About ten minutes before everyone was to meet on the boat, my friend spoke with one […]

making mistakes

Making Mistakes and Knotted Shoelaces

My oldest was probably only four years old when he showed me proudly that he could tie his shoes. There they were, with the laces knotted together over and over until there was no more string left with which to work. How proud he was, and how I smiled. He had not tied them properly, […]

overcoming adversity

Overcoming Adversity: Treasures In the Pit

Have you ever felt like life has dealt you such a blow that you’re in a deep, dark pit? You struggle for months or even years to understand why you’re caught in this pit. Over time you learn to look to the Savior and His light begins to shine in and illuminate the crevices of […]