Becoming One Through Christ

Society and the world often feel fractured in our day, but when we turn to Christ, we can come to truly love our friends and our enemies. While the world has always dealt with conflict, the past several years have been especially tense, with disputes arising over politics, religion, culture,...

Faith in the Future

In learning from past mistakes, make sure you don’t lose sight of brighter days ahead. Faith in Jesus Christ is always grounded in hope for the future. Sometimes we may feel stuck in the past. Although this is a common experience, living in the past can hold us back from...

Conquer Pride and Embrace Humility

Jesus Christ, the perfect example of humility, shows us that being humble is not the same as downplaying our positive traits. Our reputation often feels like the most important thing we have. Many of us work hard to maintain our desired public image. However, when we constantly obsess over what...

Humility Will Take Us Home

We are taught to “be ye therefore perfect” (Matthew 5:48), but is this actually attainable? With the help of Christ, it is—in time. We’ve all experienced feelings of pressure or stress. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with simple everyday tasks, school, work, or the expectations of family and friends. My to-do...

How to “Pray Always”

We know that we need to pray morning and night, but what does “praying always” look like? Phrases that illustrate the principle of continual prayer are peppered throughout the scriptures: “pray without ceasing” and “counsel with the Lord in all [our] doings.” But how can we realistically apply this principle...
Unleashing Our Potential Energy

Unleashing Our Potential Energy

Just as we all have the potential to make the most of each day, we also have the potential to become true disciples of Jesus Christ. But how do we do this? Have you ever lain on your bed at the end of a long day and realized you didn’t...
Will You Believe Me When I Say I’m Christian?

Will You Believe Me When I Say I’m Christian?

We know that Mormons are Christians, but what do we say when others aren’t convinced? I will never forget the day when my best friend stopped being my best friend in elementary school. Her mother had learned that I was a Mormon, had come to the conclusion that I wasn’t a Christian,...
Embracing Our Forever Trials

Embracing Our Forever Trials

There are some trials that you just can’t shake—no matter how much you’ve healed, they’ll be with you for the rest of your life. And that’s okay. One day you wake up and your whole life is different. Maybe you’ve lost a loved one. Maybe you’ve suffered from an accident,...
Stand Strong in Your Faith

Stand Strong in Your Faith

The world in which we live makes us face several challenges and temptations. How can we have the courage to stand strong? There has never been a time like ours today. Moral values are ridiculed, sin is applauded, and temptations are disguised as valuable experiences. Many believe that being a...
Social Media Ministering: Four Ways to Reach Out in Love

Social Media Ministering: Four Ways to Reach Out in Love

We can use social media to further God’s work and minister to our brothers and sisters using four simple L’s. In August 2014, David A. Bednar gave a devotional called “To Sweep the Earth as with a Flood,” counseling us to use technology for ministering and missionary purposes. He said,...
The Adventure Lasts a Lifetime

The Adventure Lasts a Lifetime

The call to adventure is inside you, beckoning you toward a glorious destiny. Don’t let your fear of dragons keep you from it. In every culture and age, humans have told and turned to stories for inspiration. Perhaps we hold on to stories because, in each of us, there is...