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.

Here’s Your Inspirational Coronavirus “Care Package”

With all of the events that happened within just 24 hours yesterday, many of us more than likely woke up with some anxiety today. There is a great deal of unknown ahead of us in the coming weeks, and many individuals have become anticipating the worst. However, it’s important in these times to remember who is at the helm. We …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 March 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. Temporary Adjustments Announced for Temple …

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Calm Our Troubled Hearts | 16 March 2020

Article Image Courtesy of Jorge Cocco Scripture He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. —Psalm 107:29 Quote Draw close to the Lord Jesus Christ. Be of good cheer. Keep the faith. Doubt not. The storms will one day be stilled. —Joseph B. Wirthlin Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1842: Joseph Smith …

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Being Reconciled With God | 15 March 2020

Scripture Wherefore, beloved brethren, be reconciled unto him through the atonement of Christ, his Only Begotten Son, and ye may obtain a resurrection, according to the power of the resurrection which is in Christ, and be presented as the first-fruits of Christ unto God, having faith, and obtained a good hope of glory in him before he manifesteth himself in …

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Church Announces Senior Missionaries and Missionaries With Serious Health Conditions In Europe Will Return Home

In Europe, all senior missionaries and young missionaries with serious or chronic medical conditions will return home beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020. These missionaries, who are at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19, come from 22 missions across Europe. After returning home, they will self-isolate for 14 days. These missionaries will not receive a new temporary assignment but will …

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Peace, Be Still | 14 March 2020

Scripture And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm. —Mark 4:39 Quote I’ve had this picture in my mind of the Savior hushing me, the way you would soothe a child. He will take our hands and comfort us. He will make up …

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Key Takeaways and Inspiring Moments from This Year’s Roots Tech

This past week Salt Lake City found itself nearly overrun with thousands of genealogists from all over the world for the highly anticipated event, Roots Tech. Roots Tech is a convention of sorts for all things relating to Family History. Companies such as Family Search, Ancestry, and 23 and Me arrive to showcase new software, products, and innovations in the …

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He Will Help Us See Brighter Days | 13 March 2020

Scripture In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. —Proverbs 3:6 Quote Because of Christ, there is hope smiling brightly before you, and you need not worry too much about sickness, death, poverty, or other afflictions. The Lord will take care of you. Your responsibility is to keep the commandments, feast upon the words of Christ, …

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Ye Are the Temple of God | 12 March 2020

Article Image Courtesy of Christopher Clark Scripture Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? —1 Corinthians 3:16 Quote In giving us the gift of a body, God has allowed us to take a vital step toward becoming more like Him. Satan understands this. He chafes at the fact …

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Finding Strength in Community | 11 March 2020

Scripture Verily, verily, I say unto you, as I said unto my disciples, where two or three are gathered together in my name, as touching one thing, behold, there will I be in the midst of them–even so am I in the midst of you. —Doctrine and Covenants 6:32 Quote Our Creator meant for us to value and develop our …

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