The Selfself God

By Nicole Marie Hilton Friday, April 20, 2018             I was sitting in the St. George temple baptistry recently, looking at a painting of Christ. He’s kneeling by a little boy and smiling at him with the kindest expression. The little boy is holding Christ’s hand and trusts him.             It struck me that God’sContinue reading The Selfself God

My Heavenly Home, or First Vision Day

by Nicole Marie Hilton, April 8th, 2020 and September 11th, 2022 I’ve been wondering about this vision, which I had a long time ago… “I need to share…a week and a half ago, while I was visiting my boyfriend in Virginia, I woke up at 4 am. As I was drifting in and out ofContinue reading “My Heavenly Home, or First Vision Day”

Miracle on Top of the World, or Ascension, or Chosen

By Nicole Marie Hilton, on September 9, 2022 Have you ever felt like your heart is yearning for something so badly that it might burst out of your chest and make a mess of everything in your life? I have. My entire existence. I used to play the three piano pieces you just listened to—especiallyContinue reading “Miracle on Top of the World, or Ascension, or Chosen”

What Doth it Profit a Man? or Dadders in The Desert, or Joseph’s Journey

By Nicole Marie Hilton, September 8th, 2022 So, we (my mom, dad, and I) are currently watching Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at Tuachan—just outside of St. George, Utah, even as I write this. I’m sitting next to my dad up on the top level in my wheelchair. It may seem on the outsideContinue reading “What Doth it Profit a Man? or Dadders in The Desert, or Joseph’s Journey”

Following the Spirit through Service to Jesus Christ

Nicole Marie Hilton Sacrament Meeting Talk (with added media) February 9th, 2020 Thank you to JJ Brown and John Pontius for help with this talk (Very long one minute pause)             Are you getting annoyed that I kept you waiting for a minute? Imagine how your ancestors feel who have been waiting for the blessingsContinue reading Following the Spirit through Service to Jesus Christ

Martha’s Primary Mistake

or How To Be Cinderella By Nicole Marie Hilton Thurs. April 28th, April 29th, Aug 31st, Sept. 8th 2022 I have been learning about Martha from the New Testament, and how to become a Mary. I’ve just watched Disney’s Cinderella (the live action version)–and Cinderella’s two stepsisters definitely fit the bill of being Marthas! (Although,Continue reading Martha’s Primary Mistake

Dysfunction and Assimilation

By Nicole Marie Hilton, a certain date to Monday, August 29th, 2022 I’m writing this at the outside table, surrounded by two of my brothers and their families, as well as my parents. The most stimulating comments range from, “which cow are we eating?” to, “please pass the salad,” and everyone is sweeping sweeping sweepingContinue reading “Dysfunction and Assimilation”

Keep Your Pearls Close

By Nicole M. Hilton Sunday July 10th, 2022 There are subjects too dark or too sacred for others to handle. People who haven’t been exposed to a crystal meth addiction, for instance, would be uncomfortable talking about it—even for five minutes—and would say that the “spirit left” as soon as the person started to tellContinue reading “Keep Your Pearls Close”