Atonement

Even though it is hard to re-examine traumatic experiences, remembering is how to heal.
Jesus Christ is the most powerful motivating force in our lives.” Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Just as a young baseball player needs repetition to refine his ability, you and I need practice in responding to errors, mistakes, and sin.
So, knowing nothing about family history, I decided to try and make it fun.
I think I finally have put my foot on the path to truly comprehend the “Character of God.”
“But it’s okay Mom! We will see her again! That’s why baby Jesus came. Remember?”
Like the original $500 price of our new Christmas tree, the price that Jesus was willing to pay for our souls establishes our great worth.
Jesus Christ loves you and wants you to take His outreached hand and trust Him and believe His promises.
It took me nearly two years to figure out that my father was never coming home again.
“As you examine your life during the ordinance of the sacrament, I hope your thoughts center not only on things you have done wrong but also on things you have done right—moments when you have felt that Heavenly Father and the Savior were pleased with you.” (President Henry B. Eyring)
I want to be known as a repenter.
Now I look back on those days as a single mom of young children with fondness and joy in my heart.