Do You Have Faith in God’s Plan Even if It’s Not Yours?

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We often strive to have faith for things we wish to happen, but do we also have faith that things happen for a reason even when they might not be what we want? Faith is a foundational principle of the gospel of Jesus Christ; it’s something we’ve been taught since… Continue reading

How to See God’s Unseen Hand

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After experiencing more than a year of COVID-19 and the trials that come with it, we may feel lost or abandoned by God. But if we look to Christ, we can see God’s hand in our lives. The past year of COVID-19 was hard. Many people were forced to close… Continue reading

Imposter Syndrome: Three Steps to Kick Doubt to the Curb

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Imposter syndrome plagues many young adults. We can be haunted by questions, like Am I doing enough? Do I deserve this? Am I on the right path? By having confidence in the Lord and his promises, we can leave our self-doubt behind. Imposter syndrome is a phrase that we hear… Continue reading

Desperate for a Difference: Four Ways to Receive Inspiration from Heaven

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In a world filled with various controversies and problems, it can be difficult to know how and where to make a difference.  Between politics, riots, and a global pandemic, I’ve found myself in many social situations in the last year that have left me both confused and longing to make… Continue reading

Strength in Spiritual Sensitivity: What to Do When You Feel Spiritually Numb

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There may be times in our lives when we become numb to feeling the influence of the Holy Ghost. Here are three questions to ask when we feel far away from Heavenly Father. Demands for our attention are everywhere; schoolwork, friends, social media, jobs, family, and more all compete for… Continue reading

Was That the Spirit?

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We often wonder how to distinguish between the Spirit and our own thoughts. By acting on our first impressions, we can know that God is, in fact, communicating with us. “Get her ice cream tomorrow,” I thought when I saw a girl in my ward sitting alone during church. “What?… Continue reading

Check Your Sources

Good sources of truth will guide you safely through this life to the next. Truth has become a slippery thing these days, hard to define and identify, especially since everyone seems to have their own version of it. In such confusing times, how can we discover what the truth really… Continue reading

4 Ways to Increase Your Spiritual Capacity for Revelation

How can we improve our ability to receive personal revelation? Here are four ways to increase your spiritual capacity. In April of 2018, President Russell M. Nelson challenged us to “increase [our] spiritual capacity.” But how can we become the kinds of spiritual giants that we see in the leaders… Continue reading

A Rejuvenated Young Women Program

The adjustments in 2019 to the Young Women theme, classes, and leadership practices were made to better serve “the one.” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been actively updating its policies to help its members better meet the needs of “the one.” As a result of the… Continue reading

How to Talk to God and Know He’s Talking Back

What exactly does being prayerful look like? Mari Ann Birch, an employment specialist at BYU–Idaho, gives us some inspiring examples. Prophets have counseled us to be prayerful, but what does that look like? In Mari Ann Birch’s BYU–Idaho devotional, “Be Prayerful,” she shares some of her experiences with being prayerful… Continue reading