Tag Archives: Peace

Gratitude & contentment

Emailing with a friend, I asked her the great lesson she’d learned in this previous year. She replied that: Gratitude is only truly gratitude when coupled with contentment.   I began to wonder how thankful I was in my daily life. To be quite frank, I think this is one of those things that I don’t […]

He’s In Your Boat!

I’ve lately been reading stories of the Saviour and boats. Not separately: together. I’ve previously written about Jesus walking on water, toward the storm-tossed fishing boat that held terrified friends. This story is instead an account of the Saviour, who travelled with his followers in a small boat. A storm gathers and soon the passengers […]

My Peace I Give Unto You

Last Sunday’s lesson was a lesson of promises! Howard W. Hunter’s legacy includes a great fondness for the stories of the saviour; a desire to be closer to Him, to walk where He walked. What has struck me is that he also warns as you would expect someone with a prophetic duty to do so. He […]

Sweet Hour of Prayer

Paul Cardall visited our ward on Sunday, as his parents are currently serving a mission here in London. As a treat, he played an improvised version of the hymn, Sweet Hour of Prayer. I found myself mulling over the words of this gentle song, Sweet hour of prayer! Sweet hour of prayer! Thy wings shall my petition […]

Navigating Through the Wilderness

I recently gave a presidency lesson in our Relief Society. I like giving presidency lessons because its a great opportunity to tap into the group as a whole and give them what I know they need- that’s the awesome power of the mantle; I don’t necessarily understand how it’s possible to know so much and […]