Thirty Days of Thanks - Day 11 - November 11

Today I'm thankful for The Book of Mormon.

The first time I read The Book of Mormon by myself was when I was fourteen years old. There were many places in the book where I felt lost, but I do remember Lehi's dream about the tree with the fruit that was desirable above all other fruit and I remember the chapters about Christ visiting the people of The Book of Mormon.

Not long after I finished the account of Christ's visit, I had a dream that I was there as he ascended into heaven and I saw him. It was a very profound dream and I woke up feeling a deep love for my Savior.

I've read this sacred book many times since and each time I'm filled with that peaceful assurance that this book comes from God and is absolutely true. With each reading, I understand new things and I see parallels that help me understand the world today. There are lessons and warnings and beautiful stories of courage and righteousness. I really love this book.

If any of you would like a copy of The Book of Mormon to read yourself, please send me an email at kareylwhite@gmail.com and I will send you a copy as a gift from me. There's a good chance you'll come to love it as much as I do.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Beautiful testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon. I echo your words. I love this book of scripture and I, too, am grateful to have it my life. This is truly a special gift from God. LMH

Mindy said...

I, too, love this book so much. I have lost count of the number of times that I have read it, but I do know that every single time something different is taught to me. I remember one time reading through... I was reading it 3 times in 3 months, so I felt a big connection to the story part of the Book of Mormon... I wept during part of it, and felt their sorrows and triumphs so keenly. What a blessing the Book of Mormon is! Thank you for your words. :)