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.
Separations, in some degree or another, are often necessary but are not the end of unity.
I love Hagar. She’s my favorite woman in the Old Testament. It’s not because she did anything particularly amazing, but of all the names that are given to God, hers is my favorite. She was Sarai’s Egyptian handmaid and bore Ishmael, Abram’s first son. When she fled from Sarai, an Angel of the Lord came … Continue reading Trust Comes Second
When love is present, common goals can be found and plans agreed upon that respect and utilize differences. Such is the foundation of unity.
We all make assumptions and jump to conclusions without realizing it. Seeking unity with others can help us recognize what we can’t see on our own.