Category Miracles

Elliott & Ether

Yesterday Elliott and I were talking about conversion and faith. I like talking to E about these things because I like the way he sees the world. We often say in the Church, the gospel is “simple”- and even if we don’t believe it, if it’s feeling complicated and deep and difficult, being reminded that it really […]

Anticipating New Apostles (A Broken Heart and a Contrite Spirit)

Since the last installment of the Semi-Annual General Conference of the Church in April, three apostles have passed away. President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, died in July; Elder L. Tom Perry died in May and yesterday Elder Richard G. Scott passed away. I wrote recently on the call of […]

A God of Miracles

in Relief Society today we learned about the nature of miracles. It was a brilliant class, and our teacher, my wonderful friend Ferne, emphasised that miracles are not necessarily always mountain-moving occurrences; but they can be even small things that are sprinkled in our lives. As she taught, I realised how dangerous it is that […]