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!
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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 [...]
A friend recounted an experience in which he was buffeted by an evil influence for nearly a year. Despite numerous prayers, frequent fasts and priesthood blessings, he could not shake the relentless and violent onslaught. One morning, having been driven to his knees with the feeling of hopelessness, he pled for help, and this [...]
Do we allow unanswered questions fell our tree of testimony or grow it? Just how much are we willing to risk or obsess on a question when weighty matters are at stake? Deciding what matters is one of the first steps to leaving Babylon and becoming a Zion person.
“Is any sick among you? Let him call for the elders of the church….” Our commission in the Melchizedek Priesthood is the same that Jesus gave to His Apostles when He sent them forth to serve: “Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give.”
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 [...]