Look Mom, I'm the Breadmaker!

I remember a day when I walked into the kitchen to find my young son surrounded by the large containers where I stored our flour, rice, sugar and pasta. He was busy scooping – sugar into the flour – rice into the sugar – pasta into the rice – you get the picture. The whole kitchen looked like a white billowing cloud except for my son’s innocent grin and two large blue eyes staring up at me.

“Look, Mom. I’m the bread maker!” my young son said as he looked up at me.

Suddenly it dawned on me that whenever I made bread I pulled out all those containers and started scooping. He was trying to be like me. My feelings of frustration melted into love. I was so proud of him for trying.
As we got busy cleaning the kitchen I realized God loves us like that. No matter how big the mess or mistake we’ve made, God provides us with a Savior to help us clean it up and make everything all better. We can “be still and know that (He is) God.”(Psalm 46:10) We can put our hand into the hand of God’s and know, in spite of present realities, everything will be all right in the end - no matter what.
Christ promises, “Fear not, little children, for you are mine, and I have overcome the world, and you are of them that my Father hath given me; And none of them that my Father hath given me shall be lost.”(D&C 50:41-42)

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