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God’s work and glory is seen in His children. As a child of God, I can lift my brothers and sisters and keep my priorities right as I focus on people over praise.
While perfectionism is disconnecting, true perfection requires unity.
A review of my personal bouts with depression and the lessons I have learned.
A book to help us all find hope in easing the burdens of depression for ourselves, for those we love, and for our whole society by listening and loving each other.
Commandments are ways for us to learn doctrines by living them. Keep yourself in a growth mindset by looking for new things to learn and stop beating yourself up about things you don’t understand yet.
We are blessed for living commandments, but not always in predictable ways. When we don’t get the blessing we were counting on, we may blame ourselves or Heavenly Father. Using commandments to connect with Heavenly Father, however, will always bring us the blessings of His presence and we will have joy and peace regardless of other circumstances.
Commandments will not keep us from having difficulties in life, but they can teach us how to care for and protect one another.
Use commandments to build connections and they will become easy.
Both Judas and Peter wanted Jesus to establish a political kingdom for Israel and overthrow the Romans, but only one followed God’s plan.
It is never too late, even death is no barrier.