Can I tell you how much better I am feeling today??!! I feel like I have been in a fog for the past 2 weeks. I had migraines almost every day and I was soooo tired. It sounds like it was just a weird virus but somehow I managed to trudge on and function almost normally.
We had such a wonderful Ward Conference yesterday at church. We were able to hear from our Stake Leaders and receive inspiration from them for us. I went with my cup empty and returned home with it overflowing! I love Sundays like that! One of the things that our Stake President talked about was living up to our potential. He asked what we had expected from church that day. Did we come prepared? I had been looking forward to hearing his words all week that I feel like I was actually prepared! Some Sundays I feel like I barely make it to church with 5 kids in tow and totally unprepared to fill my cup.
This past week we had the opportunity to help a sister in our ward start to organize her life. I feel for this sweet sister and can only imagine what her life must be like. I am thankful that we have a Savior who understands what we are going through because He is there with us every step of the way! The Elders were able to go and help us out a couple of days. What a blessing they are to us in our ward!
Today we are finishing up Mormon and starting Ether. We basically see the destruction of the Nephites because of their unrighteousness and wicked ways. It is so sad to me to see what a great nation they could have been but because of the pride in their hearts they chose their path. In Ether we learn of ANOTHER group that came over to the Land of Promise (the Americas). The plates were found and translated by the Nephites and preserved with the other records. I love reading about Ether and the Jaredites. I hope you will enjoy the story and lessons that are in Ether as well.
In Mormon, Moroni (who is Mormon's son) is finishing up the book by exhorting ALL non-beievers to come unto Christ. He is speaking to all the ends of the earth, even to us! I will share some of these scriptures with you. Basically this is the entire section of chapter 9! I couldn't pick and choose a few scriptures so I am sharing all of them!
I can't remember if I shared this video with you all or not yet but I feel inspired to share it again. I want you all to know that your Heavenly Father sent you to earth for a purpose. Come unto Him and live to your full potential! I love you and am so grateful for this time I have been able to share my beliefs with you. Only about a week left and we have completed the Book of Mormon. How wonderful that is!