12 And Alma and his people did not raise their voices to the Lord their God, but did pour out their hearts to him; and he did know the thoughts of their hearts.
13 And it came to pass that the voice of the Lord came to them in their afflictions, saying: Lift up your heads and be of good comfort, for I know of the covenant which ye have made unto me; and I will covenant with my people and deliver them out of bondage. Continue reading
My personal finance teacher told us an interesting story in class the other day. He knows a man who absolutely loves the thrill of watching football games. He loves the suspense and all the emotions that can be associated with it. One time he wasn’t able to watch a game live, but he recorded it. At work the next day, he kept telling everyone to not tell him the outcome of the game because he wanted to watch it that evening.
He made it most of the day before someone mentioned the game and he discovered the outcome of the game he had not yet watched. This man was extremely upset because now the game would not hold the same magic for him. He decided that he would watch it anyway. Continue reading
“There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Looking back at my life, I’m amazed at the things that I’ve experienced. I’ve served in the military, both here in the States and abroad in hostile lands. I’ve served a mission, which ironically was interrupted by the aforementioned military service. My mission took me to Russia, a place I’d always dreamed of seeing, but never really expected to see. Continue reading