What Lessons Does a Father Teach?

I held my father in my arms as he died. I cried because I loved my father. He was always there during my life when I needed him. I was glad that I could be there when he needed me. My father loved his children and it upset him when my youngest brother, Josh, was shot and killed by a drunken man. My father knew that Josh would be his son again because he understood that the Gospel of Jesus Christ gives the hope and promise that our family will be together again after this life. He taught me that ...
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Is Everything or Nothing a Miracle?

Albert Einstein said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.  The other is as though everything is a miracle.” I live my life believing the latter.  These miracles don’t just happen to prophets, the wealthy, or the powerful, they happen to good people that are trying to do what is right. My grandfather Joseph Strobel saw many miracles in his life. During the First World War he fought in the Austrian Army.  He was captured and imprisoned in Italy...
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Why Should I Forgive?

My life changed one summer evening, on August 16, 1992. I had gone fishing with my family, including my youngest brother Josh, two days before. My parents left that day for a weekend vacation to Salt Lake City. Josh and our cousin Gage were staying together in my parents’ home. I was supposed to watch them to make sure nothing happened to them. Josh, Gage, and their friend Andrew Wolford went to the local convenience store for some treats and a pop. When they were walking into the store, a young...
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