In the autumn of 1941, Avilda Curtis received an unexpected gift.
Category Archive for 'Miracles'
The story of Jairus and his dying daughter is a perfect example of Jesus’ ability to save a spiritually dying child even when all seems lost.
(This article was adapted from my soon-to-be-released series The Three Pillars of Zion. You may receive a free Sampler of this series at www.PillarsOfZion.com) Zion is built upon three covenants or pillars. The first of these pillars is the New and Everlasting Covenant. No doctrine has ever been revealed that is more glorious than is [...]
Within the Plan of Salvation is a personal plan of salvation for each of us. It might require the appearance of an angel, or it might come as a series of quiet steps over an extended period of time. Two things are certain: the plan is in place, and the Maker of the plan [...]
Mormon foresaw an epidemic of latter-day wayward children. Few families are not touched by the prevailing sickness.
A few weeks ago, our hopes were dashed with the last-minute news of the cancellation of our long-awaited transplant. Today, we received our miracle: a new kidney!
Today, I witnessed possibly the greatest act of faith I have ever seen. After dodging HIV, kidney failure, hepatitis C, cancer, seizures, West Nile Virus, seven failed attempts to receive a donated kidney, my son, Matt, was finally scheduled for a kidney transplant tomorrow. Then disappointment, our old friend, struck again. Only hours before the [...]
Every gift that we receive from God reflects his personality, including his power, his awareness and his love. Sadly, some people explain away their gifts as strokes of good luck while other people overlook their gifts completely. Humble observers, on the other hand, attest to the continuous generosity of an unseen Giver who has often [...]
To rescue a wayward child spiritually, we must begin with basics. Nothing is more basic than faith in God and Jesus Christ. It is one thing to believe that they exist, but it is quite another to believe in who they really are. Here is a letter from a mother who, from the depths [...]
Our children swim in a sea of sin. It is simply impossible to avoid its washing over them. The tidal wave of iniquity that we parents experienced in our day has become a tsunami for our children. And there are casualties. Why else would Mormon (who was writing only for our benefit) choose to spend [...]