Mercy

The Mother, the Dove, Mercy, and the Holy Spirit

Sep 24, 2017
12 min read

For the past couple of years, I’ve been coming across fascinating tidbits of information that appear to show connections between the Holy Spirit and our Heavenly Mother.┬áDuring a recent morning family scripture study in 1 Nephi 11, I noticed a…

Two Brothers and “Never Needing the Lord”

Oct 19, 2016
2 min read

I attended a nice baptism the other day. A woman was baptized by her husband who had grown up LDS but drifted away for many years and had just returned to full activity. The next day she was confirmed during…

Mercy and the Mother

Feb 22, 2016
6 min read

  I have put the words that I believe are related directly to the divine Mother motif in ALL CAPS AND BOLD. The following verses in this article area all connected to each other and certain key points have been emphasized….

Joseph Smith Explains How God Will Judge the Nations

Apr 22, 2014
3 min read

I love this quote from Joseph Smith on how mankind will be judged. The truths expressed are so clear and plain, you cannot help but stand in awe at the incredible balance of justice and mercy God extends to each…

Understanding the Justice and Mercy of the Degrees of Glory

Jun 15, 2013
7 min read

Today in church we had a lesson on the doctrine of the “three degrees of glory”. A comment seemed to indicate a feeling that inheriting a particular lower degree of glory as your eternal home with no chance of progression…

Justice and Mercy: A Unique Teaching Moment With my Kids

Aug 26, 2012
7 min read

Meet “Peter” the Lego Friends character who also happens to be the object of the latest source of contention in the Reed household. I’m going to try my best to accurately capture a discussion that just transpired minutes before writing…