Once again, my mom has inspired me. This is not anything new. My mom inspires me all the time because she is my mom and I love her and am grateful for her. This particular inspiration came from her posting today's song on Facebook. It is incredible and I would have had tears flowing down my face if my anti-anxiety med did not prevent me from shedding tears. (I am not entirely sure that it does prevent me from crying, but I have definitely noticed a lack of tears since I have been taking the med.) But that's beside the point.
This song is incredible and powerful. Period.
I Am Here- The Bonner Family
Why Do I Need God in my Life?
I need God in my life because He is everything. I would be nothing without Him. I was created in His image. He is the Father of my Spirit and I am His daughter. He loves me and not only that, but He loves me perfectly, with a love that I cannot even comprehend. He gave me His perfect Son, Jesus Christ, who atoned for my sins and died for me so that I could repent of my mistakes and return to live in God's presence as a clean and perfected being.
I need God in my life because life is hard. I cannot imagine going through the hard things in this life without being able to rely on Him for help and guidance. He has blessed me with the knowledge of His great plan of salvation in which I know that I lived with Him before this life and that I will return to live with Him again. Having this knowledge helps me through the difficult days of life.
I need God in my life because He is God, my Heavenly Father
I first heard of this foundation last month when Emma's volleyball team sponsored a fundraiser. As I looked more into it, I really liked what I saw.
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I have probably taken notes for it.
Moment of truth time...I love to see my handwriting scrawled across sheets of paper. Weird? Maybe.
But that's how I roll.
When am I ever going to learn that I know nothing?
Although there is really nothing wrong with the way that I have been taking notes, I learned another method that will definitely be more efficient for certain areas of my studies. It's called the Cornell Note Taking method. Ever heard of it? Me neither, but I am here to tell you, it is fabulous. If you are interested in seeing what this method is, I have included a template that you can download that will give you the basic idea of the concept.
Another thing that we talked about this week was "Disciple Prep Centers" and how BYU-I is a place where we can prepare and learn how to be a true disciple of Jesus Christ.
"Discipleship demands the total transformation of a person by putting off the natural man and becoming a Saint through the Atonement." -David A. Bednar
1. Have faith that is focused on the Son of God.
2. Faith in the Savior is a spiritual gift. We must seek after faith.
3. Faith in the Savior and spiritual preparation dispel fear.
I am looking forward to my time at BYU-I and am excited about the opportunities it will provide me to not only learn secular information, but will increase my spiritual knowledge as well.
How important is it to keep covenants that you make with God?
Doctrine & Covenants Section 104:5-6
For I, the Lord, have decreed in my heart, that inasmuch as any man belonging to the order shall be found a
transgressor, or, in other words, shall break the covenant with which ye are bound, he shall be cursed in his life, and shall be trodden down by whom I will;
For I, the Lord, am not to be mocked in these things--
God will keep His end of the bargain. Can He say the same about you?
I am loving my second chance at life.
Every day is an opportunity to do good and to be a little better than the day before.
I love being a mommy.
It's my favorite thing in this world and my most important job.
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