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.

Our Source of Spiritual Direction | 18 January 2020

Scripture He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. —Psalm 23:2 Quote Living the Lord’s standards requires that we cultivate the gift of the Holy Ghost. That gift helps us understand the doctrine and apply it personally. Because truth given by revelation can only be understood by revelation, our studies need to …

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Beautiful Symbolism of the Tree of Life in Different Cultures

In this weeks’ Come, Follow Me study we had the great opportunity to study Lehi’s vision of the Tree of Life. Lehi’s vision is a beautiful analogy of family, choosing the word of God, holding tightly to His promises and finding happiness in this life. Interestingly enough, the image of the Tree of Life is something shared in many different …

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His Redemptive Power | 17 January 2020

Scripture I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. —Philippians 4:13 Quote Compassion means to feel love and mercy toward another person. It means to have sympathy and desire to relieve the suffering of others. It means to show kindness and tenderness toward another. —Barbara Thompson Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1976: The Church News …

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5 Simple Reminders and Ways to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Now that the rush of the holidays is winding down and we are entering our daily routines again, it’s that time of year when we start to make those initial efforts in keeping our New Year’s Resolutions. Whether it was to start going to the gym more regularly, speaking kinder to others, or finally taking that trip you always said …

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Who is Jesus Christ? | 15 January 2020

Scripture And he will take upon him death, that he may loose the bands of death which bind his people; and he will take upon him their infirmities, that his bowels may be filled with mercy, according to the flesh, that he may know according to the flesh how to succor his people according to their infirmities. —Alma 7:12 Quote …

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The Shiny Bicycle | 14 January 2020

Scripture Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. —Isaiah 1:18 Quote To me, the greatest miracles in life are not the parting of the Red Sea, the moving of mountains, or even the …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 January 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. An Explosive Start to Construction …

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Peace Through the Storm | 13 January 2020

Scripture And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. —Philippians 4:7 Quote Do not rely on planning every event of your life–even every important event. Stand ready to accept the Lord’s planning and the agency of others in matters that inevitably affect you. Plan, of course, but fix your planning …

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I Will Go and Do | 12 January 2020

Scripture And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, for I know that the Lord giveth no commandments unto the children of men, save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them. —1 Nephi 3:7 …

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