Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Dating Advice from Prophets & Apostles

Though I sometimes feel like I've been dating long enough to know all sorts of dating advice, along came a collection of direction that humbled me. I don't know it all and could stand to even have a reminder at times. Here.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Process To Gain Testimony

“You gain a vibrant, life-changing testimony today the same way it has always been done. The process hasn’t been changed. It comes through desire, study, prayer, obedience, and service. That is why the teachings of prophets and apostles, past and present, are as relevant to your life today as they ever have been.”

M. Russell Ballard, “Learning the Lessons of the Past,” Ensign, May 2009, 34

Friday, September 4, 2009

Teaching Your Daughter About Respect

On the radio today, I heard Dr. James Dobson say that from the age of 7 to 16, a father should take his daughter on dates once a month. Through those dates, he will be showing her how she should be respected and expected to be treated by males.

In doing this regularly, ones daughter will learn what being respectfully is like and that she should expect it. Hopefully if someone treats her otherwise while dating, she will won't allow it any further.

Maybe this is the real reason that we had daddy-daughter dates in Young Women's growing up. It never occurred to me but what a great idea.

Could the same be done with a mother-son date, where a mother could teach her son about showing respect to females?

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Believe and Be Satisfied

"Everyone longs to give themselves completely to someone to have a deep soul relationship with another, to be loved thoroughly and exclusively.

But God, to a Christian says: "No, not until you are satisfied and fulfilled and content with me alone. I love you my child, and until you discover that only in me is your satisfaction to be found you will not be capable of the perfect human relationship that I have planned for you.

You will never be united with another until you are united with me. Exclusively of anyone or anything else, exclusive of any other desires and longings.

I want you to stop planning, stop wishing and allow me to give you the most thrilling plan existing. One that you can't imagine. I want you to have the best. Please allow me to bring it to you. Just keep watching me, expecting the greatest things - Just keep experiencing that satisfaction knowing that I AM.

Keep learning and listening to the things I tell you. You must wait. Don't be anxious. Don't worry. Don't look around at the things others have gotten or that I have given them. Don't look at the things you think you want. You just keep looking off and away up to me - or you'll miss what I want to show you.

And then, when you're ready - I'll surprise you with a love far more wonderful than any would ever dream!

You see, until you are ready, and until the one I have for you is ready - whom I am working on even this very minute. So to have both of you ready at the same time, until you are both satisfied exclusively with me and the life I have prepared for you, you won't be able to experience the love that exemplifies your relationship with me... and this is perfect love!

And dear one, I want you to have this most wonderful love, I want you to see in the flesh - a picture of your relationship with me and to enjoy materially and concretely the everlasting union of beauty and perfection and love that I offer with myself.

Know that I love you utterly. I am God Almighty.
Believe and Be Satisfied

Monday, April 6, 2009

"If you want to do something positive for you children, work to improve your marriage."- Unknown

Friday, April 3, 2009

Strengthening Marriage in Your Neighborhood & Community

This particular audio is about how friends, family and neighbors can play an important role in the success of the marriages around them. Its full of very interesting statistics and advice for those who may not know what to say to a struggling friend.