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An Eternal Perspective of Special Needs

I was really excited to come across this resource the other day on the website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, geared towards knowing how to include and reach out to those with special needs. Six months … Continue reading

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To Express Sympathy: Mourning with Those that Mourn

Gratitude and peace swelled in my heart as I read through the many messages responding to my Facebook post about my daughter who was in the NICU for an unforeseen brain injury at birth. People’s cards and messages had a … Continue reading

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Finding Peace after the Boston Marathon Bombing

I did not know anyone who was injured or killed in the Boston Marathon bombings in April 2013. I don’t think I even knew anyone who knew anyone injured or killed. Yet, because I live and work in Boston, the … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning and Purpose in Dark Times

D&C 123:17 – Therefore, dearly beloved, let us cheerfully do all that lies in our power; and then may we stand still, with the utmost assurance, to see the salvation of God, and for his arm to be revealed. Are … Continue reading

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How to Respond to Acts of Terror

“In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) Events like the Boston Marathon bombing make the woes prophesied in the scriptures seem all too real. The horror and tragedy … Continue reading

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The shootings in Connecticut were a grim reminder that the world often lacks the peace that we seek. And in many cases, those who are most innocent and most deserving of that peace are the ones who are dealt heartache. … Continue reading

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Source of Peace

Over the last several years we have witnessed a staggering number of natural disasters. Disasters including volcanic eruptions in Iceland, Tsunamis in Japan, Indonesia and Thailand, earthquakes in Turkey, New Zealand, and Haiti, deadly tornadoes in the central United States, … Continue reading

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