Faith Like King Lamoni’s Wife

When I needed advice, King Lamoni’s wife provided an example that taught me how to receive personal revelation. One courageous woman in the Book of Mormon who sometimes gets overlooked is the wife of King Lamoni. Her husband believed what the missionary, Ammon, taught him about Jesus Christ and his...

What Heavenly Mother Teaches Us About the Plan of Salvation

By knowing what church leaders say about Heavenly Mother, we can know our place in the Plan of Salvation. Latter-day Saint Insights has published several articles detailing who Heavenly Mother is, how we venerate her, and how knowing about her can help us. Each article provides keen insights about Heavenly...

Experiment upon the Words of God

As we implement the commandments in our lives, we can understand the blessings God promises to the obedient. As a chemist, my dad tests hypotheses about compounds to better understand how they react with one another. He doesn’t know the outcome of an experiment until he completes the procedures. Just...

Witnessing the Power of Community Care

The Lord has blessed us with friends and neighbors to strengthen us when the floods of life—literal or metaphorical—threaten to overwhelm us. I’d never truly understood the destructive power of water until I witnessed it submerge my hometown under seven feet of water. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey overtook many homes...

Building Healthy Community through a Gospel of Beauty

Building a healthy community may mean asking for help—Minerva Teichert did just that, helping her paint a gospel of beauty through her art. Building a healthy community means supporting one another, but it begins by having the courage to ask for help. In Laura Paulsen Howe’s article “I Have Dreamed...
How a Priesthood Blessing from a Stranger Changed My Life

How a Priesthood Blessing from a Stranger Changed My Life

After endlessly praying for help on a life decision, my answer came in a completely unexpected way—a priesthood blessing from a stranger.
Changes in LDS Church Boy Scout Participation

Changes in LDS Church Boy Scout Participation

The Church recently announced big changes in the activity programs for young men regarding participation in the Boy Scouts. Learn what those changes are and what they mean for the Church. On May 11, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a significant change in the activity programs for...
Living Happy, Living Now

Living Happy, Living Now

I was working toward worthy goals. But a gentle reminder of the blessings that I currently had showed me that I didn’t have to wait for joy. I needed to finish two papers, study for a math test, call some of the girls in my Young Women class, and figure...
How to Become a Spiritual First Responder

How to Become a Spiritual First Responder

God sometimes asks us to be a first responder to a spiritual emergency, but how do we open our hearts to hear his Spirit’s call? In emergencies, first responders such as police officers, firefighters, and paramedics are usually the first ones on the scene. Just as they are called to...
Faith: Unlocking the Door to Heaven’s Blessings

Faith: Unlocking the Door to Heaven’s Blessings

Faith is a principle that is hard to define. But when we understand what it is and what it does, we can better trust in God’s plan for us. It’s hard to wait for anything as millennials. We are so used to instant gratification that when we have to wait for something—like...
God Is in the Gaps

God Is in the Gaps

Though we may not see the whole picture, God shows us enough that we can have faith in him. How can people have faith in something they can’t see? How can the small pieces of evidence that we occasionally receive form the foundation of a firm faith? President Steven J....