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The Sacrament (part 4)

(Continued from last week…) I know, I know! I said last week, with that post, that I was finishing up with this series on the sacrament. But hey, something else pressed in upon me as I cut the lawn this morning…so here I am. “Wherefore,” in the words of Moroni,

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Good Shepherd

Jesus called Himself the Good Shepherd. I’d like to look at that for a moment. What makes a shepherd a good shepherd? Well, for one thing, a good shepherd has fine-tuned his ears to hear and interpret bleating. And all of us sheep down here are going to do some

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We Saw Him (part 19)

(Continued from last week…) These will be the last two stories in this series of posts regarding those who witnessed the Savior that I will share. Next week I will follow up with some concluding thoughts. Young boy from Utah This boy was born with a genetic condition causing the

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We Saw Him (part 18)

(Continued from last week…) This week, as a follow-up to last week’s post, I am choosing to share another part of Jeff’s book, with his permission. And while it may be a little long for a blog post, it is one of the most touching, enlightening experiences I have ever

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We Saw Him (part 16)

(Continued from last week…) SPENCER from Utah “The following vision….was not a dream. I was not ‘seeing’ it, but rather was present in the vision, experiencing it with my five senses….It was…real to me, and…difficult to tell if I was…out of my body or experiencing it in the flesh. “It

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We Saw Him (part 15)

(Continued from last week…) This week, as a follow-up to last week’s post, I choose to share a few more of Elane Durham’s words about her experience while she was in the presence of Christ. What she learned from the Savior feels very useful to me in how I view

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We Saw Him (part 14)

(Continued from last week…) ELANE DURHAM In the middle of an October night in Chicago, Elane Durham suffered her first seizure, which was caused by the rupture of an unknown tumor in her brain. Over the course of the next hour, Elane would have ten more seizures while being transported

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We Saw Him (part 13)

(Continued from last week…) MIKE from Utah When Mike was about nine years old, he went on a weekend hunting trip with a seventeen-year-old neighbor boy, and two adults. On Saturday morning they hiked up to a ridge in the mountains until they came to a cliff, then climbed around

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We Saw Him (part 12)

(Continued from last week…) MARSHALL from Utah Marshall had a massive heart attack, and then later described what happened to him as a spirit-guide took him on a journey: “…I found myself walking in a completely different sphere. It was beautiful beyond description and we were walking on a path….It

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We Saw Him (part 10)

(Continued from last week…) DEBBIE from Illinois “Before I joined the Air Force, I had braces on my teeth. In order to be allowed in boot-camp I had to remove the braces….however…after basic training the Air Force [said they] would continue my treatment. “After my first duty…[a] military dentist on

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We Saw Him (part 7)

(Continued from last week…) GEORGE RITCHIE George Ritchie died in an army hospital ward at the young age of twenty. Nine minutes later, he came back to life. What he experienced during those nine minutes forever changed him. These are his words… I wasn’t sure when the light in the

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The Nature of Certain Things (part 4)

Posted in Love, tellusCope, The Fall by Kenneth

(Continued from last week…) In review, recapping The Nature of Certain Things, part 1, part 2, and part 3, the nature of mortal man is that we are all fallen, all broken, all black sheep, who are prone to wander off and get lost. Our precious Lord, in order to

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Lost and Found

A Christian writer, Philip Yancey shared the following story, one that he heard from his friend who works with the down-and-out in Chicago: “‘A prostitute came to me in wretched straits, homeless, sick, unable to buy food for her [young] daughter. Through sobs and tears, she told me she had

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The First and the Last

The popular motion picture “Star Wars” had a powerful sequel titled, “The Empire Strikes Back.” Near the beginning of the movie, Luke Skywalker has been out exploring the ice planet Hoth’s surface and by early evening hasn’t returned to the protective shelter of the base. Meanwhile, the outside temperature is

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Are You Willing…

Are You Willing… (by Henry Van Dyke) Are you willing to stoop down and consider the needs and desires of little children; to remember the weakness and loneliness of people who are growing old; to stop asking how much your friends love you, and ask whether you love them enough;

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A Deeper Hunger

A Deeper Hunger (by Ramona W. Cannon) Late in the pioneer era, the Nelson family emigrated from Denmark and settled in the little town of Goshen, a dry, sandy, unyielding part of “Zion” at the foot of Utah Lake. Only with great difficulty could they eke out the humblest sort

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I Shall Not Live In Vain

Posted in Love, Service, tellusCope by Kenneth

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; if I can ease one life the aching, or cool one pain, or help one fainting Robin unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain.” (Emily Dickinson) Being somewhat of

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