No matter how miserable the trials and suffering we go through in this life, Jesus is right there with us. He manifests himself through the Spirit, but also through the love and support of friends, family members, and community. Jesus is there even in the suffering.
I referenced a quote that my friend Clay Conry mentioned on one of his recent podcasts. His wife, Miranda, likes to say “It’s ok, we have all day!” I kept repeating that mantra all day on Saturday to keep me pushing through all the turmoil that was thrown my way. And guess what, it took all day… which was fine because “I had all day!”
This made me reflect on how I live the Gospel and the state of the world today. Am I swerving my heavy load to appease the opinions and ways of the world... or am I taking the right approach and protecting the heavy load I carry despite going against the ways and opinions of the world.
That's how I know God is real. It's becoming ever more popular to not believe in God. I'll admit, sometimes it seems like a very abstract existence. However, when situations like this happen I cannot deny His existence.
A few years ago, I had the pleasure of being on my friend Vance Crowe's podcast. We chatted about mental health, cattle, pharmacy, and raising a herd of kids during the pandemic. However, one topic he brought up really caught me off guard. He wanted to talk about my life as a member of the … Continue reading Latter-Dad Saint Blog: Believe Me, There Are Easier Ways
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I know what you're thinking. That "a wheel fell off my truck" is some metaphorical analogy that I heard on a podcast or in a personal development book. Unfortunately, that is not the case. My wheel literally fell off of my truck this morning. I was on my way to the gym before work. I … Continue reading Latter Dad Saint Blog – So A Wheel Fell off My Truck…