Rebirth

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.¬†During a recent morning family scripture study in 1 Nephi 11, I noticed a…

Born of God?

Jun 25, 2016
1 min read

And now behold, I ask of you, my brethren of the church, have ye spiritually been born of God? Have ye received his image in your countenances? Have ye experienced this mighty change in your hearts? …¬†And now behold, I…

Why Immerse in the Mikveh?

Aug 9, 2015
8 min read

Immersion in the mikveh (sometimes pronounced mikvah) actualizes the transition between the convert’s old identity and his or her new one as a Jew. By Rabbi Maurice Lamm Excerpted with permission from Becoming a Jew (Jonathan David Publishers, Inc.). What…

Deliverance & Rebirth: Hidden Treasures in Alma 5

Feb 14, 2014
8 min read

I was preparing an Elders Quorum lesson and felt particularly drawn to Alma 5. I fell in love with this chapter during my full-time mission days and when I really, really read it, I was highlighting so much that I…