Becoming as a Child

“For the natural man is an enemy to God, and has been from the fall of Adam, and will be, forever and ever, unless he yields to the enticings of the Holy Spirit, and putteth off the natural man and becometh a saint through the atonement of Christ the Lord, and becometh as a child, submissive, meek, humble, patient, full of love, willing to submit to all things which the Lord seeth fit to inflict upon him, even as a child doth submit to his father.” -Mosiah 3:19, The Book of Mormon

Momma and her girls in 1997

From the beginning, my parents taught us about submitting our will completely to Heavenly Father’s will. Once we learn how we can become exactly how a child would act in all times and in all situations, is when we have perfected the art of “living life.” It’s true…we don’t know how great of a life we could have unless we let God take the reigns. We take what we want out of everything, and give it all to Him. Because once we do that, everything seems to fall into place. We see the scary lions, tigers and bears at the end of the road, and want to turn around. But all our Heavenly Father sees is…

Momma and her girls in 2009


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