Devin Justesen

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Devin is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he studied English and Business Management. He is a writer, photographer, movie-fanatic, and a lover of street tacos. He served his mission in Tokyo, Japan.

Motherly Kindness | 7 May 2020

Scripture My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck. —Proverbs 1:8-9 Quote There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond …

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The Healing Power of Prayer | 6 May 2020

Scripture For my soul delighteth in the song of the heart; yea, the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads. —Doctrine and Covenants 25:12 Quote As we choose that good part and put the Savior in the center of our lives by praying daily for His guidance …

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Where Justice, Love, and Mercy Meet | 5 May 2020

Scripture And now, the plan of mercy could not be brought about except an atonement should be made; therefore God himself atoneth for the sins of the world, to bring about the plan of mercy to appease the demands of justice, that God might be a perfect, just God, and a merciful God also. —Alma 42:15 Quote He receives each …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 3 May 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Tower Walls Poured for the …

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His Restored Church | 4 May 2020

Article Image Courtesy of Brent Borup Scripture He hath given unto you that ye might know good from evil, and he hath given unto you that ye might choose life or death; and ye can do good and be restored unto that which is good, or have that which is good restored unto you. —Heleman 14:31 Quote In the end, …

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In the Strength of the Lord | 3 May 2020

Scripture But if ye will turn to the Lord with full purpose of heart, and put your trust in him, and serve him with all diligence of mind, if ye do this, he will, according to his own will and pleasure, deliver you out of bondage. —Mosiah 7:33 Quote You weren’t the same person because the Atonement of Jesus Christ …

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Choosing to Stay in the Boat | 2 May 2020

Scripture Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled. —Doctrine and Covenants 1:37 Quote Brothers and sisters, stay in the boat, use your life jackets, and hold on with both hands. Avoid distractions! And if any one of you have fallen out of the boat, we …

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Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

As many of us are doing our very best during the difficult times of this pandemic, we can often feel like this an unprecedented event we have never experienced before. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is new and can leave so many of us feeling anxious, we can take heart in knowing that we as a people have faced similar dangers, …

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Being Born Again | 1 May 2020

Scripture Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. —John 3:5 Quote Being born again, unlike our physical birth, is more a process than an event. And engaging in that process is the central purpose of mortality. —D. Todd Christofferson Video …

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Finding Ways to Serve | 30 April 2020

Scripture Wherefore, be faithful; stand in the office which I have appointed unto you; succor the weak, lift up the hands which hang down, and strengthen the feeble knees. —Doctrine and Covenants 81:5 Quote One of the most significant ways we can develop and demonstrate love for our neighbor is through being generous in our thoughts and words. Some years …

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