A Story Of A Tender Mercy Essay

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In my life at this moment there are a lot of things that I need to have faith with such as to who I should date and marry, what major I should have and whether or not I should continue to go to school here at BYU-Idaho. I feel like that I should make a plan and stick to it because if it is a bad plan then the Lord will let me know if it will hurt me. Sometimes we need to be doing or going towards a goal before the Lord will let us know if we are on the right path. The main change that I thought of is to stick to a plan and unless acted upon to keep to that plan and have faith that everything will work out.

On one of the insights I asked people what they have done to grow their faith? I got some really good answers but one really stood out to me. Carol Guthrie said, “A story of a tender mercy in ministering angel form came when I was pregnant with my fourth child. My family had moved to Illinois. I was consigned to bed rest half-way through my pregnancy because my previous three babies had been born six to ten weeks early. It was a miserable time. My husband was not able to help much due to his new job. I became ill with a terrible flu (high fevers, body aches, coughing, chills, the whole works) and became so sick I selfishly wanted to die. I began praying for Heavenly Father to take me. Shortly after I began to give up, my widower father-in-law called to say he was flying to Illinois for the Christmas holiday. He stayed for a week or two. The whole time he was at…

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