Sunday, January 23, 2011

Complete Faith

Today my friend Jen taught our Relief Society lesson. She did a beautiful job with all of it, but my favorite part was when she talked about this scripture. I learned a lot from her.

1 Nephi 18:24 And it came to pass that we did begin to till the earth, and we began to plant seeds; yea, we did put all our seeds into the earth, which we had brought from the land of Jerusalem. And it came to pass that they did grow exceedingly; wherefore, we were blessed in abundance.

There were no backup seeds and no backup plan. So, if you read the story of the travels and trials of Nephi's family, then you know that when they planted all of their seeds in the ground, in the place they had been directed to by the Lord, holding nothing back for another year or another place, they had put ALL of their faith in the Lord for which they... "were blessed in abundance." Inspiring to say the least.

Peter Pan at BYU...

On the right... is my cousin Jillian practicing her flying for her performance as Wendy Darling in BYU's production of Peter Pan. Go! It runs just one more week until Jan. 29th. Everyone over the age of 2 is welcome and it is pure sugar for the little ones. They just love it!