December 2016

Suffering

There are days in my line of work that I get very frustrated with God and the suffering that His people are experiencing. Most people don’t come to talk to me because they are doing great, so there are a lot of hard stories that surround me throughout the day. I really questioned God on…

Good Gifts

Last night as I was wrapping gifts for my kids, I realized how excited I was for them to open some of the particular presents I had found them that I knew they would enjoy. I tell my son all the time about how giving can be more fun than receiving (not sure he believes…

Have You Forgotten Who You Are?

I watched the last game of the World Series this year. Not because I like baseball (sorry, baseball fans, but I fully support you liking it!) but more because everyone was talking about it being an historic game. After it was over, they interviewed one of the coaches of the winning team. The reporter asked…

Waiting on God

Sometimes I think about the story of Mary and Joseph and realize that I forget the reality of what it would have been like. This girl-woman is told by an angel that her whole world is shifting and won’t be what she had thought. She is going to be pregnant with the Savior (which is…