Browsing Category

Stories Of Faith

Finding My Path to Peace Through Forgiveness

Alissa Parker is the mother of Emilie Parker, one of the 20 children who died tragically in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. She is also the cofounder of the Emilie Parker Art Connection, a charity helping local community arts…

April 11, 2017

Columbine Survivor: Finding Peace through Faith

When I was fourteen and a freshman in high school, I experienced something that was tragic and difficult, but that ultimately changed my life for the better. I hope you don’t mind if I share a few details of my story here. It was…

April 9, 2017

Stories of Faith: Mary Staples

One of my earliest memories of understanding what faith meant was in my early formative teenage years. At church one Sunday we received one small grain of mustard seed, carefully taped onto a beautifully decorated card with the scripture from Mark 17:20 “If ye…

May 8, 2015

Stories of Faith: Britney Hemsley Part II

This post is part of a two-part series. You can find the first post here.  Three months have flown by since I delivered my son Hoss, yet I can’t help but remember all the strong emotions I felt that day as well as that whole…

May 7, 2015

Stories of Faith: Pamela MacDonald

“What can I do to help you?” It was a question I asked in my prayers to Heavenly Father almost a year ago. I didn’t realize that the answer to my prayer would come in the way, nor as quickly, as it did. With the answer…

May 6, 2015

Stories of Faith: Anne Cropper

I taught the adult Sunday School class in my congregation for four years, it was a tremendous blessing in my life and I still feel the void since being ‘released’ from that position two months ago.  One of the most incredible things about studying and…

April 19, 2015

Stories of Faith: Ani Taylor

I had never known the depth of my reliance on the Atonement until the night my heart broken into a million pieces. My 7-month-old daughter, Ruby Jane, had been in the hospital for months, waiting for a liver transplant. We had every hope that…

April 9, 2015

Stories of Faith: Kristen Stansell

Easter is a time of celebration and remembrance of the price that Jesus paid to set me free. I am made new because He willingly gave up His life. He loves me (and you) so much that He surrendered His life just to give…

April 3, 2015

Stories of Faith: Christine Errington

When I gave my life to Christ, the desire to use drugs was literally lifted from my body, it's just gone, that in and of itself is a miracle, but he has done and continues to do so much more for me. I am…

February 25, 2015