Conference Isn’t Over

Remember the messages and promptings from the October 2015 general conference as you read and revisit the messages shared. “Repentance is real and it works.” —Elder Allen D. Haynie “We do not strive for conversion to the Church but to Christ and his gospel.” —Elder D. Todd Christofferson  “If our… Continue reading

How Burdens Can Become Blessings

Through faith and patience, we can learn how the burdens of today can become the blessings of tomorrow. Experiencing an overload? Obligations, illnesses, decisions—each of us carries a load. Sometimes our loads seemingly become too heavy to bear. But Elder L. Whitney Clayton shows us that our burdens don’t have to… Continue reading

The Atonement: The End to Addiction

Jesus praying for our sins

Are you struggling with recurring sins? Don’t give up—give your all to Christ. Through the Atonement, he can help you overcome addiction. Have you ever heard the phrase misery loves company? Satan wants to see us indulge in sin and addiction so that we will feel miserable, frustrated, and hopeless… Continue reading

Be a Financial Guru

Living on your own? Graduating? Getting married or expecting a baby? At some point we all must learn to manage our own finances. When you’re facing all kinds of expenses—tuition, insurance payments, daily lunch—you might feel flustered. The first step toward improving your finances is simply feeling positive about your… Continue reading

Continue Walking Forward with Patience; God Will Work Out the Details

When life throws you unexpected turns—when everything seems to fall apart or answers don’t come—don’t give up! God is teaching you patience. As young adults, we face a lot of course-changing life choices. It can be difficult to turn to Heavenly Father with our questions when the answers seem to… Continue reading

Remembering Elder L. Tom Perry: Share the Gospel and Tell It Like It Is

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Hesitant to share your beliefs? Elder Perry emphasizes that “in speaking about the Church, we do not try to make it sound better than it is.” Members of the Church often aren’t aware that there is “a wide difference––a gulf of understanding” between the perception of the Church from the… Continue reading

What’s So Great about Prayer?

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How do we pray? What should we do if we feel distanced from God when we pray? Elder Richard G. Scott instructs us on how to access the power of the divine gift of prayer. As Mormons, we have different kinds of divine communication. Some, such as sacrament prayers, use… Continue reading

To Simplicity and Beyond

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Are you too busy? Is your schedule overloaded? When things aren’t adding up, start subtracting. Feeling overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Life is a constant balancing act. Between attending classes, going to work, taking care of loved ones, fulfilling a calling, and much more—life can be overwhelming. In a world filled… Continue reading

Asking Hard Questions in the Gospel

Rosemary Wixom describes a spiritually healthy way to respond to tough answers we may receive when asking questions about the gospel. “As the questions [grow] harder, so [do] the answers. And sometimes there [are] no answers—or no answers that [bring] peace.” Rosemary Wixom points out in her April 2015 general… Continue reading