Finding Strength in Healing

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It’s easy to assume that our broken situation is our only situation and that asking for help is a sign of weakness. What if we restructured these assumptions to see asking for help as a source of strength and healing? Seeking help can feel difficult in a world full of… Continue reading

How Do I Keep My Testimony?

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Though it may seem counterintuitive, the best way to keep a testimony is to share it.  I remember the first time I shared my testimony. I was at recess in first grade, and something about the trees reminded me of what I had learned about the First Vision. When I… Continue reading

God Loves You

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In our modern, ever-changing world, there are many things that can cause us to doubt our self-worth. When this happens, remember that your Heavenly Parents love you. There’s so much going on in this modern world, and it’s so filled with challenges and trials that we can easily find ourselves… Continue reading

Why Choice Matters

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In order to more fully experience joy in this world, we must choose to live the gospel and follow Christ. In today’s world, it’s easy to prioritize choices that will help us either fit in or avoid notice, but that’s not what living the gospel is really about. As Elder… Continue reading

Joy in the Cause!

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With the challenges facing our world today, young adults may feel hopeless. By focusing on Christ, we can have hope and joy that we’ll want to exclaim to others! Many consider the exclamation point to be an ugly, unprofessional punctuation mark that should be avoided at all costs. But as… Continue reading

Prioritizing Spiritual Health

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While living in a world full of materialistic and increasing secular interests, how can we maintain our spiritual health? With the advent of social media and the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, more of us are emphasizing our emotional and physical health. However, when I scroll through social media,… Continue reading

Where You Look Is Where You’ll Go

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Setting our focus on our Savior and our eternal potential can give us the direction we need to help us navigate our lives. Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat.  There are times when that is all my life feels like. I go to work, I go to class, I come home, and… Continue reading

It’s Not Bad; It’s Just Wrong

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When we act badly, we sometimes think we are bad. But more often than not, the root of our bad actions is misunderstanding. By increasing our knowledge, we increase our ability to do and be better. Many people at the time of Christ thought the Messiah would save them from… Continue reading

Feeling Stuck?

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Although you might not always feel like you’re moving forward, even small steps count as progress. Do you ever feel like life just isn’t going anywhere, like you’re working as hard as you can without making any forward progress? Ashlee Cunningham’s Liahona article “How Do I Know If I’m Moving… Continue reading

God Is in the Gaps

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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.… Continue reading