By They speak
3/26/2011 2:20:03 AM
I was driving to work today and it dawned on me - I have absolutely no faith. I just admitted it...and it was strangely liberating. This realization has I think evaded me in the past because of the strong feelings I have for God and the Savior. Even in my darkest moments I've always been susceptible and sensitive to the Spirit. I feel it now even as I say that. But that's not faith. Indeed not "faith unto repentance" (yet). I realized in that moment that Lucifer too knew what I know...but he had no faith in the Savior (among other issues)...and he walked away. I think making this distinction was important for me to grow... if I will (Alma 33:23).

Funny i didn't see this sooner. My stake president has postponed my disciplinary counsel because he thinks I don't have the faith to handle one yet..? Honestly I didn't give the concept a lot of consideration even though he's reiterated it several times. Almost like in one ear and out the other...just going with the flow. But now it seems so obvious. I have no faith!


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"My spiritual prescription includes six choices which I shall list alphabetically, A through F:
  • Choose to Be Alive
  • Choose to Believe
  • Choose to Change
  • Choose to Be Different
  • Choose to Exercise
  • Choose to Be Free "

    — Russell M. Nelson

    General Conference, October 1988