As part of our journey here on earth and our process of becoming like God, we have to set apart our natural man and experience uncomfortable moments. As we try to improve by experiencing different situations in our lives, Heavenly Father puts different stars in our human orbits.
The light from the sun takes about eight minutes to give light to the earth. The nearest galaxy is Alpha Centauri is 4 light years away from the earth. One light year is 5.3 million miles away, which means the light of the stars that you can appreciate today is over 4 years old, hundreds and even thousands of light years away
Balancing work, school and continuing to develop our relationship with Christ is always a challenge. However, Christ has asked us to seek for His kingdom first, and then the other things in our lives will fall into place (3 Nephi 13:33).
“Do you appreciate the small wonders,” asked Cathy Carey, “or do they get lost in the hustle and bustle of the day?” After battling with cancer and missing normal days, thankfulness became essential in her life.
Playing the organ for LDSBC Devotional was one of the dreams Andrew Auna had since he attended New Student Orientation. His dream has been accomplished after teaching himself how to play the organ. Andrew now is in charge of playing the prelude music for LDSBC Devotionals.
A special spirit was felt at the Assembly Hall as Elder Oaks and Sister Oaks arrived for devotional. It’s was a wonderful opportunity for LDSBC Students and staff to learn through the spirit from Sister Oaks. She taught that in a world full of voices and distractions from the media and the internet we must seek for the importance of listening to and following the prophet. The prophet will help us to remain in the truth.
Using time wisely was the theme of Sonya Adam’s testimony at devotional on Tuesday. She pointed out how each student knows what they need to do to succeed in their learning opportunities. Sonya said that goals include balancing our time to include strengthening our relationship with God, loving others and having fun. She feels that sometimes the balancing act can feel overwhelming, but it is worth it.