Jesus once told Mary at Cana that “Mine hour hath not yet come,” but now as we start this lesson that has changed as we take you to the beginning of the last week of His mortal life. Now he will say, “Mine hour hath come,” a statement that will break His followers hearts and have implications for every one of us.
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My husband left, saying he was unhappy. He said he wants me to move on because he no longer loves me. He came back and for several months told me he loved me, but then he said he didn't. What if I have already let him know I want to reconnect, but he says he doesn’t want to and that it’s over for him?
For the past eight years, I’ve been helping run the Mormon Lit Blitz, an annual contest for flash fiction, short essays, and poems that explore Mormon themes and experience. This year, for the first time, we published twelve finalists in six languages—Spanish, Portuguese, English, Japanese, Tagalog, and Estonian. As we reflect on our experience, we wanted to share four things we learned from this contest.
In Mosiah 11:27, King Noah asks, “Who is Abinadi, that I and my people should be judged of him, or who is the Lord, that shall bring upon my people such great affliction?” This question, “who is the Lord” may be familiar to readers of the Old Testament, because it is basically the same question the Pharaoh asked in Exodus 5:2: This similarity prompted one researcher, Sara Riley, to spend personal scripture study time looking for other similarities between these two stories.
As members of the Church of Jesus Christ, we have been given the privilege to gather Israel on both sides of the veil. President Nelson has told us that absolutely nothing happening on the earth right now is more important. We’re not alone in this arduous yet joyful pursuit. There are angels available and willing to help us.
We just had a dog movie in theaters, right? Yep. That one was called A Dog's Way Home This one is the sequel to A Dog's Purpose. Confusing? Yep, a little bit. If you loved A Dog's Purpose, then you'll like this one too. If you’ve seen that movie, then you’ve pretty much seen this one. Why the need for a sequel, then? Good question.
Graduation time, which can apply to the youngest leaving kindergarten all the way to graduate school in college, is now upon us. The following books are a celebration of courage, knowledge and inventiveness. They are best for ages nine through adult, unless otherwise indicated.