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Goals, Don’t Be Afraid of Them…Do Not Hide From This Fountain of Life

The failure to achieve goals should not be a deterrent for creating and pursuing them. To fail is only to integrate the witness of the power of God and that all things come through and by him. Goals give us focus and focus is the beginning of developing the laser faith that allows all things to be. Goals keep our eyes on ourselves and … Read More Goals, Don’t Be Afraid of Them…Do Not Hide From This Fountain of Life

Random thoughts on freedom…

verbalizing verbal/emotional abuse….recognizing it and doing something about it…mainly acknowledging it… there is a significant difference in being upset or even disgusted with an event and being disgusted with an individual…it is important to discern this sometimes subtle circumstance and address it…there may be no need to request an apology or that “the right thing be done” but to say this is what I … Read More Random thoughts on freedom…

Reflections On Enough

I have to share this story that was posted on facebook. It is truly beautiful and I believe it holds a lot of what I believe that freedom entails: I WISH YOU ENOUGH Recently, I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport as the daughter’s departure had been announced. Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the … Read More Reflections On Enough

The Master

Take a look at the world around us. Nature shows us so many things about the reality that we live in as humans. Today I thought of the diversity of life upon the earth from huge to ultra-microscopic. Even the number of species upon the planet is not yet known to man. I believe humans may be as diverse and singular as this and … Read More The Master

From a Non-Mormon: “The Founding Fathers of this Country said Essentially the Same Things…”

I like this article by a non-Mormon about some basic beliefs about freedom that Mormons teach. “I’m inspired by this Mormon theological idea: God intended for humans to be free to make our own choices and live with the consequences of those choices.  The Founding Fathers of this country said essentially the same thing in the Declaration of Independence: We hold these truths to … Read More From a Non-Mormon: “The Founding Fathers of this Country said Essentially the Same Things…”

The Beginning of What We May Be

The Lord comes in his greatness for you and me. It is in repentance that we begin to accept the reality of being children of God. While we are and nothing stops that reality we still must accept it and choose to be his and we do this by our obedience to the laws and choosing to follow Christ. Freedom is found in obedience … Read More The Beginning of What We May Be

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