Peace Begins with You

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Peace is not achieved by controlling the actions of others but by controlling our own choices. Conflict and contention run rampant in these latter days. Many people accuse unjustly, misunderstand intentionally, and judge prematurely—and can do so even more efficiently through technology. Arguments are only as far away as the… Continue reading

Creating Faithful Families in a Fear-Filled World

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The world seems to be spiraling ever downward, but we can have faith that the Lord understands our circumstances and that our families will be protected from the evil around us. Have you ever wondered how your personal family situation fits into God’s plan? It might sometimes feel like Church… Continue reading

Reflecting on the Pandemic

The past few years have been hard and unpredictable—but what can we learn from them? As mask mandates begin to lift and life begins to return to something approaching normal, I can understand the desire to stop thinking about the pandemic. Life seems to have been paused for two years.… Continue reading

How Worthy Music Can Bring Us Joy

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If we seek out good, uplifting music, we will likewise see ourselves become good, uplifting people. Could you live in a world without music? I know I couldn’t. In fact, when someone asks me what my favorite kind of music is, I am at a loss for words because I… Continue reading

Come, Follow Me: One Influencer Worth Following

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What if instead of spending our days being influenced by strangers over the internet, we spent our days being influenced by our Father in Heaven? Last week at the grocery store, I was reaching for my usual box of protein bars when a certain brand caught my eye. I recognized… Continue reading

Faith in a Modern World

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Faith in the living Christ can conquer any mountain we face. But how do we go from believing this truth to actually living it? At a time when hardship looms like mountains all around us, it’s no wonder that people are losing faith. Countless sources offer guidance for rekindling faith,… Continue reading

With Christ, You Are Equal to the Task!

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Living in the latter days, we can “take a step higher” by engaging in acts of preparation, generosity, and faith. Do you ever feel discontent with your eternal progression as you strive to be one with Christ? Feelings of frustration and inadequacy can lead us to believe that we are… Continue reading

When the Economy Goes Down, We Look Up

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When the economy takes a turn for the worse, it feels like everything is falling apart, but we can rely on God and grow from these unexpected experiences. COVID-19 is an epidemic virus that has affected the world and has shut down many businesses throughout the world. Because of the… Continue reading

4 Ways to Help Gather Israel

What does it mean to gather Israel? President Russell M. Nelson invites us to do four things to help us gather scattered Israel. Continue reading

Finding Spiritual Treasures: Accessing Priesthood Power as a Woman

President Russel M. Nelson speaks of “spiritual treasures” available in the temple. But what are they and how can we draw on them? As women in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we may find it hard to understand our role in priesthood organizations and callings. President Russell… Continue reading