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Monthly Archives: August 2013

I have written about the journey of the Jaredites to the Promised Land before. The lesson of God’s tender mercies is so powerful. I want to put it here again. We pick up the story on a mountain top.  With a diligent disciple after a strenuous climb.  An emptied bag of carefully, painstakingly molten rocks […]

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We are nearing the end of the Book of Mormon. I love when Mormon speaks of the great things…the miracles…the mercies… “And whoso receiveth this record…the same shall know of greater things than these.”  (Mormon 8:12) “But behold, I will show unto you a God of miracles…”  (Mormon 9:11) “Behold, are not the things that […]

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Summer of Many Mercies Sometimes a picture melts your heart. And it teaches you a lesson. Today it was this one for me. Two older brothers.  One younger sister.  Her first day of school. I can remember a few of my fears when I loaded the bus the first day. I was a little more […]

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When I read Mormon’s writings it makes me want to cry. There is one verse in particular that pulls at my heart. “Behold, I had led them…and had loved them…and my soul had been poured out in prayer unto my God all the day long for them…”  (Mormon 3:12) It must have been so discouraging […]

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Summer of Many Mercies This is my friend William. You love him already, don’t you? Don’t worry.  It is staged.  We just wanted a rise out of his wife! (But it still makes for good blackmail.) William is the kind of friend I hope everyone has. Loyal.  True.  Compassionate.  Tender.  Strong.  Wise.  Pure. When I […]

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