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The lost sheep by Maraleh
In the darkness that's falling
I hear my lord calling
the words fall soft sweet on my ears
the light there does comfort my tears
In the storms all around
falls that wonderful sound
of him calling my name
the lost sheep still the same
when I wander astray
he comes looking my way
my shepherd so dear
he comes back for me here.
In the pitfalls of life
In the rigors of strife
I hear softly my name
when I bow down in... Read More
Since the days of my mission I have been fascinated by some of the little details of the Book of Mormon. One such detail is a tiny little scripture written by Nephi and what its significance must have meant:
"And my father dwelt in a tent."
The fact that he "dwelt in a tent" was mentioned three more times. Anyone ever notice this?
1 Ne. 9: 1
And all these thing... Read More
The door to our Savior
He stood at the door softly knocking
Waiting for someone to come
Yet was there an answer yet coming
Who knew from the din and the hum
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Our Father in heaven -- since he is our Father -- is guiding the development of his children. That's us!
There is, of course, a gap between where we are now in our growth, and the fulness of our potential. Our Heavenly Father (and his servants) are interested and busy in leading us to the next step, and step by step, closer to him and closer to our own maturity (exaltation).
I believe that our experiences here on earth are not random, but have been lovingly and in... Read More
[I wrote this in 1997]
I have talked in a previous blog how we have experienced life and growth before we were born here on this earth; and we can plan on the same (life and growth) after we fulfill mortality. I also presented for your realization that, by accepting the Atonement of Jesus through faith and covenants, we can live today as eternal life even though we are also in the midst of coming up against or passing through a variety of adversity.
Let us now explore the gos... Read More