Yes. We must accept the blame. We must stop making excuses. We must stop rationalizing our behavior. We must make amends and restore justice. This is the only way we will find true peace.Read More
My two favorite role models for creating a happy, successful marriage came from President David O. McKay and his wife, Emma Ray Riggs. On their 65th wedding anniversary, President McKay referred to their married life as 65 years of “wedded courtship.”Read More
Time is the master of life. You cannot speed it up or slow it down. It controls you; you cannot control it.Read More
Just like you are in the habit of carving out time each week to attend church or doing other pleasurable activities that are important to you, you can carve out some time each week to review and discuss finances. You will be blessed financially and spiritually when you do it!Read More
The ninety and nine were doing just fine but one sheep went quietly astray…Read More
When we are feeling weak, we need to lean on those who are strong. When we are strong, we need look around to see who might need our friendship and kindness to help them through the difficult times in their lives. We need each other.Read More
I know that as we take God’s hand, and ask for His help to leave the past behind, our shortcomings will gradually be replaced with new habits and spiritual power through our faith in God.Read More
Education should be a life-long quest. Your confidence in yourself will increase as you develop new skills and talents and have the courage and willingness to share them with others.Read More
A happy marriage is created by choosing to fill it with zeal! This goes along with my mission statement to “empower individuals, revitalize marriages, and fortify families through the mastery of choice.”Read More
You have the Power to ease all my pain, to remove all the dirt, erase all my shame. I can’t change myself, it’s true. But I know I can change—with You.Read More
To understand yourself, you have to be honest. You need to recognize your faults and not waste time trying to find someone else to blame for your problems.Read More
If you want more happiness in your marriage, serve others more frequently and unselfishly. You will find true joy.Read More
It is time to cut the strings. It is time to stop being a puppet. It is time to look at yourself honestly. It is time to admit your mistakes. It is time to apologize for your hurtful, sinful behavior towards others. It is time to get real.Read More
Enjoy being your best self and reaching out to others in loving service. Selfishness is the root of all inequality. Selflessness is the companion to all genuine relationships.Read More
An empty barrel does not have water to share. I believe in filling my barrel every day, not only so I can fill full and refreshed myself, but also so I have something to give to others around me. Filling my barrel is not difficult to do, but it does take time and the knowledge of where to go to seek a pure source of living water—which is through our Savior, Jesus Christ.Read More
Do I know who I really am?
Do I know what I’m all about?
There’s a fear in looking in.
There’s a fear in finding out.
When you keep feelings hidden from others, you cannot connect with them, and your relationships will remain on a shallow, superficial level.Read More
I have had an inconsistent exercise program throughout my entire life. But this I know: Something is better than nothing!Read More
Love beckoned…The decision waited…Read More
For many years of his life, Jonathan smoked cigarettes, which he regretted. But he said that getting off nicotine was harder than getting off heroin or crack for him.Read More