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Friday, 19 September 2014 12:42

And I Should Heal Them

As I sit here looking out my office window at a beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah blue sky I can't help but smile. Life is such a marvelous and wonderful gift, and every day that we are alive is a new chance to create a powerful future. As we say in my non-profit organization, The Athlete Outreach Project, "there is always hope."

Yet even as I smile, I cannot help but sigh at the tragedies and darkness that fills this world. As a former journalist I know only too well the number of wars and conflicts that rage around the globe. I just spoke at a suicide prevention event and often study the statistics surrounding those struggling with mental illness. I have participated in countless cancer research fundraisers and visited cancer patients in the hospital on several occasions. I have seen marriages fall apart due to infidelity, abuse or just plain apathy. I have seen lives destroyed through the use of drugs or other addictive substances. I have visited with youth incarcerated for foolish choices and helped save at least one life from ending through an eating disorder.

Even as I write this I'm mentally reviewing the tough circumstances that so many in my own life face. I have one friend who survived a potentially fatal car accident only to have her ex-husband force her and her daughters out of their old home and onto the streets. I have another friend who just got out of the hospital after some major surgeries. I could go on and on and so could you, and that doesn't even include all the struggles we have in our own lives.

As a dear friend of mine reminded me this week, "We all get tired, we all get discouraged, and we all have days where we want to give up. But we can't. Life is too amazing. And we are not alone in it."

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WWJS: Easter for the Soul

02 April 2015 in Faith-Based 5692 hits

Several years ago a dear friend, Jonelle, surprised me with an autographed print of Greg Olsen's "O Jerusalem" painting. This…


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Essay 7: LDS Midsingles - To the Rescue

04 September 2016 in LDS Midsingles 6558 hits

*Note: This essay is the seventh of seven authored by Jeremy for the LDS Midsingle (31-45+) community. The opinions and…


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What Bobsled Taught Me About Adversity

13 May 2015 in Motivational 7551 hits

"What does it feel like to crash?" That seems to be the second most popular question I receive when people…


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When the Sea Doesn't Part

14 July 2015 in Faith-Based 5479 hits

Having written two books now with a third on it's way, I am intimately familiar with that wonderful demon of…


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To the Class of 2015...

04 June 2015 in Motivational 4765 hits

Someone recently asked me if I had any words of advice for this year's graduating high school seniors. While the…


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The Stories Behind the Story

30 December 2013 in Books 10908 hits

After gathering up questions from social media outlets, we sat down with him to get answers about bobsled and his…


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You Are Not Broken

02 December 2013 in Motivational 11007 hits

Several years ago while sitting with a trusted friend we began to reminisce about high school. As I talked about…


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The Temple, a Refuge in the Storm

23 April 2015 in Faith-Based 8750 hits

With all the recent excitement about the upcoming Payson, UT LDS Temple Open House (which looks amazing, by the way),…

Jeremy C Holm author bobsled

When Angels Fall, the 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Utilizing firsthand experiences and interviews with members of the 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment, including his grandfather 1st Lieutenant Andrew Carrico of Company D, Jeremy tells the full story of this historic regiment. From Camp Toccoa to Tokyo, and the training grounds of Camp Mackall and New Guinea to the nightmarish combat of the Leyte and Luzon campaigns, WHEN ANGELS FALL is a masterful narrative by a former journalist and historian who here tells the full story of a group of America’s heroes, the elite paratroopers of the 511th PIR in World War II. Buy Now

Fire on Ice Jeremy C Holm
Racing down an icy track at 80 miles per hour leads you to think of many things. For Jeremy C. Holm, it made him think of God. In Fire and Ice, Holm shares his experiences as a bobsled pilot and coach, presenting a message of faith and personal courage that will inspire you to come closer to Jesus Christ and reach for that ultimate prize of eternal life. Buy Now

The Champions Way Jeremy C Holm
How do we achieve gold medal moments in life? How do we find peace and confidence and what truly makes us happy? Discover the answers in Jeremy's new ebook, "The Champion's Way", available now at Amazon.com. Buy Now