A Life-long Journey
By repenting
1/1/2010 2:21:05 AM
I want 2010 to be a clean year for me, and I feel it is possible.

If I can stop the temptation at the gate, this weakness of mine will be easier to overcome. I have also realized the depth of my sin by giving myself a mental inventory of my past transgressions in this area. I feel sorrow for what I have done. I hope that I can overcome it. I know that I need to be as honest as I can be to myself and the Bishop. I cannot downplay what has been going on. I need to follow the Lord in all I do.

I am an addict. I will always need to watch myself in this life so I don't fall into the same temptation. I understand that now. I seek power in Jesus Christ, because only his atonement can cleanse me from iniquity. I hope to be a better man through him.

I have to mention my wife. She is so loving and caring. I know Heavenly Father sent her to me. She is a blessing to me. I am glad I have someone who cares enough to help me even though I have caused her pain through this weakness. Se gives me strength.


New Year's Resolution    
"I resolve with you to make 2010 another clean year. I can't do it without the Lord or the atonement. But with my Savior, I have faith it is possible. If His Spirit will remind me when temptation comes to answer the question, "Who do you love more, God or the sin?", I know I will answer correctly every time.

Let's do this!"
posted at 15:15:59 on January 1, 2010 by BeClean
I pray so much for others and myself for strength and courage to fight through this test of
faith and Jesus has helped as we stay clean we get more help. Faith is such a big part of it
posted at 23:35:15 on January 1, 2010 by carlcomer

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"Brothers and sisters, stay on the straight and narrow path. No, stay in the middle of the straight and narrow path. Don't drift; don't wander; don't dabble; be careful. Remember, do not flirt with evil. Stay out of the devil's territory. Do not give Satan any home-field advantage. Living the commandments will bring you the happiness that too many look for in other places. "

— Larry W. Gibbons

General Conference October 2006