For with God nothing shall be impossible (Luke 1:37). I have many reasons to be grateful. This year I am remembering the astounding miracle of the Lord’s saving my son from AIDS and kidney failure. On April 1, 1990, my wife and I rushed our fifteen-year old son, Matt, to the hospital because he was […]
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Our capacity to forgive is linked to our capacity to love; and our capacity to love is linked to our capacity to become like God. Perhaps more than any other virtue, forgiveness—our willingness to thoroughly and “frankly forgive,”[i] as did Nephi—demonstrates redeeming, reconciling, Christlike love.
During our thirty-eight years of marriage, we have experienced long seasons of distress when no sign of relief was in sight. Looking back, we have wondered how we ever survived such times. My wife and I adopted a standing joke that we told each other on Thursdays, as we wheeled the garbage cans to the […]