Charlie Chaplin, a famous actor and filmmaker, entered a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest in Cleveland, Ohio—figuring he was a shoe-in and would give everyone a good laugh. He came in twentieth. I’ve thought about this story a lot. If we let the world judge who we are, they will get it wrong. When Moses … More Satan attacks worth first. Because if we doubt it, we are crippled. And if we understand it, we can do anything.
Joseph F. Smith had a rough life trajectory going. As a child, he had to peek over the coffin to see his father, Hyrum’s, bullet-ridden body. Then, his mother died when he was 13, leaving him an orphan. Joseph described the year and a half after his mother died as “perilous times. . . . … More “We can’t direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.”
Many have heard the story of President Kimball helping a struggling young mother carry her child through the airport. But there is more to the story that I learned from “Priesthood Power of Woman” by Barbara Gardner. The woman in that airport was Barbara’s mom. Her mother had a daughter and then four consecutive miscarriages … More “The same priesthood power that created worlds, galaxies, and the universe can and should be part of our lives to succor, strengthen, and bless our families, our friends, and our neighbors.”
Did anyone else laugh a little when they read in the heading of D&C 15 that the revelation for John Witmer was intimately and impressively personal, only to turn the page and see that the revelation was almost word for word the same as the revelation given to Peter Whitmer? But then I started thinking … More How we heed is dependent on what we need. Words that are the same penetrate hearts that are different.