Faith

The Power of a Mother’s Love

The Power of a Mother’s Love

I have been invited to speak in India about the power of a mother’s love and how it promotes peace.  I’m excited to share Brielle’s birth story and how she came to our family through the miraculous power of two mothers’ love.  Enjoy the short […]

Praying for…Trouble? – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

Praying for…Trouble? – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

When you pray, you don’t normally expect to get a bad head cold. It’s not usually the way to detect answers from our Heavenly Father. But maybe sometimes it is? I’ve been thinking a lot about the new Disney movie, “Moana,” especially since we’ve watched […]

No more excuses for my failures as a mother…It’s time to get some “mom skills”!!

No more excuses for my failures as a mother…It’s time to get some “mom skills”!!

Yes, I’m thinking like… Napoleon Dynamite style mom skills!!! I need better “skills” as a mother and I intend to do something about it.  2017 is my year to “Master Motherhood!” (or at least make some serious improvements)  I have to thank a good Lutheran […]

The Manger Moments – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Manger Moments – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Christmas season is always inspiring and motivating for me. This year as I’ve studied parts of the New Testament regarding the Savior’s entry into mortality, the story of humble and faithful Mary, the sacred mother of Jesus Christ, has spoken to my heart. Her […]

The Ups and the Downs – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Ups and the Downs – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

Life isn’t meant to be one smooth, unbroken elevator to heaven. It’s a wild ride, full of mountaintops as well as valleys.

The Reasons – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Reasons – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

It wasn’t so much a lot of tears and sobbing. It was more a general sense of dread, like nothing could ever be good or worthwhile. Maybe it was a little like how Ron Weasley describes the all-encompassing chill of dementors in the Harry Potter […]

We Can Do Hard Things – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

We Can Do Hard Things – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

“…With God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26) His hands trembled and his shoulders hunched as he stepped forward to take the tray of bread. As he walked up to the stand at the front of the chapel, he glanced from side to side, making […]

Revelation like a Sunrise – By Contributor Ashley Marchant

Revelation like a Sunrise – By Contributor Ashley Marchant

“Do you recall the slow and almost imperceptible increase in light on the horizon… gradually and steadily the intensity of the light increased, and the darkness of night was replaced by the radiance of morning. Eventually, the sun did dawn over the skyline. But the […]

Our Divine Identity, Part 3: Scriptural and Prophetic words to guide – By Contributor Mama Wendy

Our Divine Identity, Part 3: Scriptural and Prophetic words to guide – By Contributor Mama Wendy

Scriptural Meaning of Divine Identity 3 Nephi 20:25 And behold, ye are the children of the prophets; and ye are of the house of Israel; and ye are of the covenant which the Father made with your fathers, saying unto Abraham: And in thy seed […]

The Big and Small of It – By Contributor Mama Jennifer

The Big and Small of It – By Contributor Mama Jennifer

I am not the best at being perfectly consistent about writing. I often do not know what to write and so it is easy to put it off to the end of my study hour and then it’s too easy to just continue reading until […]