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Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 3 : Real Life Examples

This post has been a few months in the making, and it has become near and dear to my heart as I have thought so much about scripture study and talked with many of you about how and why you make it happen. I have…

March 19, 2017

Teaching Kids Scripture Study, Part 1 : Light Your Fire First

Maybe it’s because at the first hint of spring we are already planning our camping trips and dreaming of spending the nights around a campfire or maybe it’s our newly acquired habit of watching old “Survivor” seasons where we have watched countless contestants try…

March 16, 2017

March Scripture Memorization

There are so many powerful metaphors for the word of God, but one of my favorites is comparing it to light. Imagine that you have to spend an entire day in complete darkness. Aside from maybe taking a welcomed nap, what would you do?…

March 8, 2017

The Word of God Helps Me Have Eyes that See

At my breakfast table, I wipe some forgotten crumbs away, and gaze out the windows casting soft gray light in front of me.  My house is still chilly with the morning.  I am sitting to read the archaic language of long-dead warriors and historians…

March 7, 2017

Self Worth: How To Find Yourself Today

The other night I went to a dinner party at a new friend’s house. The food was delicious, the table was set to perfection, and despite being new in town I felt surrounded by friendly chatter. Very quickly I forgot my loneliness and longing…

February 28, 2017

Grow to Know Your Worth: 3 Steps for Anyone Who Wants to Feel Valued

Zinnias are my favorite flower. They carry personal meaning that life’s goodness lies in simple things. I plant a handful of seeds late spring and look forward to watching them grow in my front flower bed all season long. Somehow, someway, they manage to…

February 21, 2017

Faith in Our Infinite Worth

What difference has it made, that I know I’m a child of God? Why does it even matter? It has meant that I could square my shoulders and keep the commandments the best way I knew how, even when it was unpopular or unprofitable, that…

February 13, 2017

February’s Study Guide : Infinite Worth

“There should not be anyone here tonight who has a low self-image. How dare you or I to have a low self-image! We are the sons and daughters of God! We belong to Him. We are His children. He gave us birth. He gave…

February 6, 2017