Faith isn’t the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step. – Joni Erickson Tada Advertisements
African Oral Historian Touched by Importance of Past by Donna Messerly-Brown One of the greatest places to find yourself is in family history. There’s just something about the ability to connect with ancestors unknown that helps me develop a sense of self. For that reason, family history research is a rich form of self-help. Several […]
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. […]
by Donna Messerly-Brown Fifteen years and 50 pounds ago I hiked that trail on Cedar Mountain pushing a baby stroller. I remember it so clearly, it was the day the trail was dedicated in 1996 — Smokey Bear’s 50th anniversary. I was chair of the Iron County Utah State Centennial committee and believed it was […]
11 You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, 12 To the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever.
Get up and move. by Donna Messerly-Brown Cedar Mountain is my secret place. You know, it’s that one place your mind likes to wander — but your body rarely does? Most people have a place where memories are painted in surreal colors and create warm fuzzy feelings that comfort and excite them. Mine are on […]
Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.