How to Build Creativity through Faith

Two kids doing arts and crafts.

As we continue to strengthen our faith in Christ, we can find joy in creativity and receive creative gospel joy and blessings, despite the challenges we face. When we were kids, we showed excitement and took pride in displaying our creative abilities, whether through drawing, making a silly home video,… Continue reading

Devote Your All to Christ

Walking on path through forest

When we devote our all to Christ, we learn to prioritize Jesus in our lives and also experience joy in doing so.  We’ve heard time and again from General Authorities that we live in the most spiritually dangerous era of the world’s existence. Many of the weapons that Satan uses… Continue reading

How to Find Meaning in Your Job

Two women sitting at a table working

The job we’re paid to do can, at times, seem meaningless and monotonous. How can we find a lasting sense of purpose? We wake up every weekday morning earlier than we’d like, dress in clothes we likely wouldn’t wear otherwise, and go to jobs we’d rather not do. Maybe we… Continue reading

The Healing Power of Family History

A woman laughing with her grandmother in a garden

As we link generations by doing family history work and performing temple ordinances, God promises to send us healing blessings. Shortly after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Russell M. Nelson addressed The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a talk entitled “Hear Him.” Due to government… Continue reading

The “Be” I Will Always Remember

Photo of orange maple leaves.

President Hinckley taught us many things to be, but out of them all, the one I have learned the most from is “be grateful.”  President Gordon B. Hinckley addressed young adults in a general conference talk “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer For Youth.” In this talk, he introduces six “B’s” to… Continue reading

A History of Hope

Holding up a light on a starry night.

The present is made from the hopes of the past, and our hope today will empower our future against anxiety and despair. In April of 2020, I listened in despair to the Church’s general conference—not because of the quality of the talks, but because of my own trials. Anxiety has been… Continue reading

The Journey is the Destination

We may not always be happy with our circumstances, but when we try to make the best of the situation, we will be blessed. We may think we know how our life is going to turn out. We may imagine having a big house, a well-paying job, or the perfect… Continue reading

Blessings Come—Even While We Wait

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Patience is a virtue, but we don’t always have to wait for good things to come. Many of God’s blessings are right in front of our faces. Sometimes it’s easy to feel as though God takes too long to answer our prayers or that certain blessings will never come. It’s… Continue reading

Help and Happiness Ahead

Sun rising over cloudy mountains

Every one of us experiences trials. But when we trust in Christ, we can find hope that things will get better. Trials are a part of the mortal journey. Our trials may be different, but we all face them. Some struggle with illness or death of loved ones; others deal… Continue reading

Help God Help You

In a time of great personal trial, I followed a prompting that allowed me to help God help me. When I was younger, I tried to find peace and happiness in every way but the right way; that is to say, God’s way. I ended up suffering from addiction, as… Continue reading