This is where the moment climaxed for me. After all that had happened today, beginning with expecting nothing more than to feel honoured to be part of the security team for President Nelson and his travel companions, and receiving more than I ever could have dreamed or imagined, this was the moment I will never forget...the moment that will forever be etched in my mind and heart.
I have suffered miscarriages, loneliness, fear, job loss, illnesses, and even some other personal struggles. It was and is scary when we have to go through any kind of trial. Being "broken" can hurt us, discourage us, and even shock us.
When we put our hearts and our minds to serving and giving the way Jesus has counseled us to do, the gift we give also becomes a gift we receive.
New Christmas song by Shawna Edwards |"The Greatest Gift" by Liz Lemon Swindle inspired by the film "The Nativity Story"
In light of the direction which President Nelson has admonished us to adhere to, and in obedience to his counsel, we have changed our site name from I Am LDS Too to ToGather Saints.
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often asked a variety of questions about what "Mormons" believe. Myself, as a convert to the Church, have been loaded with such questions. "Are you still a Christian?". "Do you celebrate Christmas and Easter?". "Do you believe in the Trinity?" These are just some of the questions I would receive from relatives, and school friends.
"The world around you is not equipped to provide the help you need to make it through this often-treacherous journey. So many in our society today seem to have slipped from the moorings of safety and drifted from the harbor of peace.
In celebration of reaching 5000 followers on Facebook this week, we are implementing a contest giveaway! Are you ready? Here we go!
President Nelson once expressed, "How much better it would be if all could be more aware of God’s providence and love and express that gratitude to Him."