It's my reminder to keep moving forward, trusting God, even when I can't see the whole picture. It's my reminder to keep my focus upward and outward.
I learned that if we focus outward (toward others) and upward (toward God), everything hard that we think is going on inward will take care of itself, and we will be able to move forward.
In response to the LDS Church policy changes in November 2015
To my "How ya doing?" texters, my "Call me any time" ers, my favorite flower pickers, and my cookie dough providers, to my spoonful of sugar lenders, And my over backwards benders, to my prayer sayers, and my blessing givers, to my kind note writers, my shoulder to cry on offerers, to my listeners and my…
How could He ask me to give up everything I loved, without even giving me an explanation as to "why"?
Heavenly Father might be using that chaos as the way to protect you and direct you to something better, something perfect.
I looked up and realized she was right, we were surrounded by a boring brown desert, and I hadn't even noticed because I was so excited about the sunflowers.