There’s a gloom in my house right now. A family friend in our ward passed away this past week after a short but vigorous battle with cancer. He leaves behind an amazing family with kids ages Primary through missionary. Our heart breaks for his wonderful family and will miss the cheery smile and spirit he always brought into the room. He was the kind of guy that always made you feel like you were important when you talked to him. As another ward member said when they heard of his death, “Heaven just leveled up.”
I always interpreted despising the “shame” of the world to mean despising the shameful practices and attitudes of the world. But now that I read it, another meaning comes out that I hadn’t considered before: despising the shame the world heaps on us.
Jenny is back today talking with Dennis Schleicher, author of “Is He Nuts: Why a Gay Man Would Become a Member of the Church of Jesus Christ.” Jenny talks with…
For 30 days, Muslims around the world do not eat from dawn to dusk, pray intensely, donate to charities and service to their community and gather for nightly feasts to break the fast.
The account of the blind man who is healed by Jesus at the Pool of Siloam is a beautiful story that can teach us of the power of the Savior to likewise give us light and healing in our own daily struggles. According to the Gospel of John, we are told that the blind man was healed following the Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkot. Jesus appears to use the feast and this miracle to help teach of His divinity.