• The Holy Ghost Helps Me Feel Love, Joy, and Peace

    The Holy Ghost Helps Me Feel Love, Joy, and Peace

    Eliza Arnesen – Primary – Sep 2019 My topic is “The Holy Ghost helps me feel love, joy and peace.” In Galatians 5:22-23 it says, “But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” This means that the Spirit brings these great […]

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  • The Trek of Our Lives

    The Trek of Our Lives

    From a talk given 14 Jul 2019 in the Pflugerville Ward I had the opportunity to go on Trek this year. Bishop Arnesen and I went as a Ma and Pa for one of the families. The theme for our Trek was “Keep on the Covenant Path.” In essence, the covenant path is the path […]

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  • The House by the Side of the Road

    The House by the Side of the Road

    THERE are hermit souls that live withdrawnIn the place of their self-content;There are souls like stars, that dwell apart,In a fellowless firmament;There are pioneer souls that blaze the pathsWhere highways never ran-But let me live by the side of the roadAnd be a friend to man.Let me live in a house by the side of […]

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  • “Bliss is Normal”

    “Bliss is Normal”

    “Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he’s been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop. Most beef is tough. Most children grow up to be just ordinary people. Most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration. Most jobs […]

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  • Valid Points From Both Sides Justify a Delay of Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh

    Valid Points From Both Sides Justify a Delay of Confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh

    I probably spent way too much time today watching the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. I watched the entire hearing with Dr Ford and then the entire hearing with Judge Kavanaugh. I know that this has been discussed from virtually every angle imaginable. I simply have two thoughts to share. There were valid points made by both […]

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  • Growing Toward the Son

    Growing Toward the Son

    This morning I got to give a spiritual thought at the Activity Days Camp at church. This is the summer camp for 7-11 year old girls. Their theme was “Growing Toward the Son.” There is an interesting phenomenon that happens in a lot of plants where they will actually change direction to grow toward the […]

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