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THE LIGHTHOUSE PRINCIPLES

THE LIGHTHOUSE PRINCIPLES

Lighting the Way in Challenging Relationships By Kathy Truman Built with a singular purpose across the world, the lighthouse has one job...to remain standing in its place and light the way. Its very design is not only to be firm and steadfast but to endure the hottest...

To Minister Or Administer

To Minister Or Administer

Administering is a vital function of the church. In each of our callings, we have a certain amount of administering that must be done. This can be very demanding and can result in the loss of significant ministering. I often meet with those lost souls who have not...

The Sacrifice You Were Willing To Make

The Sacrifice You Were Willing To Make

Your child decides to run out into the street as a large truck comes racing down the road. What split-second decision will you make? Will you run out into the road to try to save your child, even if it means being hit by the truck? Likewise, did you decide to take the...

The Ability To Qualify

The Ability To Qualify

When you get your answer ask if there is more. Open to further revelation or you might make decisions on incomplete information. Create space. Stop, look and listen. Busyness is a distraction from the Holy Ghost. Receiving revelation is not for the lazy or apathetic,...

Ego vs Soul

Ego vs Soul

“Lest we think our false mind is an enemy, we find that it actually serves us in the role of a tutor, in fact, as a resident adversary. It serves us as a foil, forcing us to experience good and evil, sinning and being sinned against – until we learn to distinguish its...

How Do You Know?

How Do You Know?

“A poor farmer’s horse ran off into the country of the barbarians. All of his neighbors offered their condolences, but his father said, “How do you know that this isn’t good fortune?” After a few months the horse returned with a barbarian horse of excellent stock. All...

Analogy Of The Pressure Cooker

Analogy Of The Pressure Cooker

As heat is applied to pressure cookers, steam builds. This creates pressure within. It you take the lid off when it is at full pressure, you will have an explosive mess on your hands! The only safe way to open the pressure cooker is to turn down the heat. After it...

Move Your Sail

Move Your Sail

We often hear of having the wind taken out of our sails when someone puts us down. In a little twist, I propose that it is wise counsel to take our sail out of others’ wind. If you know someone who tends to blow a lot of hot air towards you, don’t let it push you all...

Pavilions

Pavilions

The definition of a pavilion is ‘a building in a park or garden that usually has open sides’. The thought came to me that this could relate to our Heavenly Father’s protection of us. As He covers us with His watchful care, he also leaves us the opening to be free to...

Follow, Lead & Create

Follow, Lead & Create

“Come follow me, the Savior said.” Personal experiences of leading and creating begin with the seed of a thought, with a gentle prompting and with our willingness to listen, obey and then follow. “Then let us in His footsteps tread.” We have come to earth to learn to...