Anne Maxson

Writer and Speaker
Helping others come unto Christ through experiences, insights, and lessons from life.

Recent Articles

Thou Shalt Not Steal (Unless…)

Thou Shalt Not Steal (Unless…)

If you take a religious text from your hotel room is it stealing? ⁠ ⁠ I was faced with this dilemma in February 2002. It was before the "Please accept with our compliments" was added. (Maybe Mr. Marriott has heard my story and added those words just for me.) ⁠ You...

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When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

I tearfully told John that I didn’t think we were going to find tickets but that we’d prepare to make the trip. With a manner of fact tone, he said, “Mom, it will workout. You had a prompting so it WILL work out.”    

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No Thing Is Sacred

No Thing Is Sacred

In early December, we arrived home to discover that the stand for our Christmas tree had broken and sent the tree and all the ornaments crashing to the ground. We started cleaning up, piling most of the items on the piano until we got a new tree. Most of the ornaments...

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Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

In this week's Don't Miss This study, David Butler and Emily Freeman discuss the meaning of the term "succor." They explain that the Hebrew is "surround or protect" Greek is "to aid and to help" and Latin is "to run to." My favorite has always been "to run to." How I...

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Seeking Divine Potential

Seeking Divine Potential

I picked up one of my 7-year-old’s books (“The One and Only Ivan”) the other day and was taken by the quote by George Eliot at the beginning. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”   I’ve mentioned before that I go through phases where I am really...

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