Browsed by
Category: Sunday Reflections

Sunday Reflections: To Truly Love One Another

Sunday Reflections: To Truly Love One Another

While sometimes it’s hard to love others, we know it is the light of love that opens the heart for healing, the healing of connected families and friendships, and the healing that comes through the Father because of the Son. TO LOVE ONE WHERE THEY SIT By Les Patterson To love one where they sit Where they stand Or where they lie To love one who is broken Plump out of luck Trying not to die To love one in…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: The Light of the Temple

Sunday Reflections: The Light of the Temple

While we love traveling, road trips, and vacations, we deeply love coming back home, even if it’s bitter cold! As we made our way into Cache Valley late Saturday night, we followed tradition and looked for the lighted spires on the Logan Temple. But the weather inversion kept our spiritual ensign on the hill hidden until we were much closer. We experienced a similar phenomenon, though not weather related while searching for the Las Vegas Temple last week. It was…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy

Sunday Reflections: Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy

As the lighthouse beams most bright Guiding ships traversing in the night Brightly also beams our Father’s mercy Guiding seeking souls of the morning light As the piano notes reverberate deep in this beautiful arrangement of “Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy” by┬áJason Tonioli, we invite you to feel deep the light the Lord promises as we seek His love. We also invite you to be a ‘lower light’ for others by sharing this beautiful message of love and hope. Have…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: To Be Thankful For A Prophet

Sunday Reflections: To Be Thankful For A Prophet

FROM THE PEN OF ELISA I love listening to General Conference! I love living in a day when prophets and apostles are on the earth! “We thank thee, O God, for a prophet to guide us in these latter days.” As I listen to Conference, I feel immersed in a beautiful spirit of revelation that encourages me to receive my own personal revelation. I feel comfort in the areas of life where I have been wounded or hurt, I feel…

Read More Read More

#SUNDAYREFLECTIONS: REMEMBERING 9/11 AND EACH LIFE THAT TOUCHED OURS FOR GOOD

#SUNDAYREFLECTIONS: REMEMBERING 9/11 AND EACH LIFE THAT TOUCHED OURS FOR GOOD

#SUNDAYREFLECTIONS: REMEMBERING 9/11 AND EACH LIFE THAT TOUCHED OURS FOR GOOD Two decades ago, plus one year, the world we knew changed with the fatal journey of four planes. In the blink of those horrible moments, thousands of people died, and thousands more would eventually die through the lingering impact to physical and mental health as well as in service to our country. Each one of those thousands of people was a person who touched others for good… their families,…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: Songs About The Pioneers

Sunday Reflections: Songs About The Pioneers

#SUNDAYREFLECTIONS: SONGS ABOUT THE PIONEERS Pioneer children sang as they walked… and they probably also cried, laughed, shouted, and talked normally just our children do! Pioneer Day is a commemoration of July 24, 1847, when the Mormon Pioneers arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley in what is now known as the State of Utah. History has it that on that day, Brigham Young rose from his sick bed in a wagon and confirmed this was the place he had…

Read More Read More

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS: Our Country’s Amazing Grace

SUNDAY REFLECTIONS: Our Country’s Amazing Grace

As the sun gently disappeared over the desert horizon, a group of soldiers soon headed to war gathered to pray. Though we came from different faiths, including those with no faith traditions, we felt united in brotherhood. It was my duty as the Ministry Team Leader for our unit to lead and arrange these times we could gather in worship and prayer. That night it was also my honor to share a few words. Though I have long since forgotten…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: We Hear Him Come

Sunday Reflections: We Hear Him Come

Our beautiful friends, it’s been a joy to welcome you into our home, to share our joy, our love for our Savior Jesus Christ. He is indeed risen, triumphant in glory, He lives to bless us with His abundant love. To remember our Savior The gift of His atoning grace For He is risen in glory splendor Triumphant truth that we may know His arms await our soul to embrace No matter our burden, our challenges, our despair, He lives…

Read More Read More

Sunday Reflections: Out of Failure, Miracles Cometh

Sunday Reflections: Out of Failure, Miracles Cometh

A failure in 1957 led to a present-day miracle. The failure was the death of a little girl “gravely ill from congenital heart disease.” The miracle was the healing of my heart. The world of health care was much different 65 years ago when President┬áRussell M. Nelson was pioneering efforts in open-heart surgery. Pioneering efforts are fraught with trial and error, mistakes and failure. Yet, few have more dire consequences than the pioneer efforts in medical care. But without the…

Read More Read More