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.

Happy President’s Day | 17 February 2020

Scripture And now, because of the covenant which ye have made ye shall be called the children of Christ, his sons, and his daughters; for behold, this day he hath spiritually begotten you; for ye say that your hearts are changed through faith on his name; therefore, ye are born of him and have become his sons and his daughters. …

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O How Great the Plan of Our God | 16 February 2020

Scripture Therefore, cheer up your hearts, and remember that ye are free to act for yourselves—to choose the way of everlasting death or the way of eternal life. —2 Nephi 10:23 Quote Does it not fill our hearts and minds with wonder and awe to contemplate the great plan of happiness our Heavenly Father has prepared for us? Does it …

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A Brighter Tomorrow | 15 February 2020

Scripture And the light which shineth, which giveth you light, is through him who enlighteneth your eyes, which is the same light that quickeneth your understandings. —Doctrine and Covenants 88:11 Quote There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light. —Vern P. Stanfill Video   Meme This Day in LDS History …

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Happy Valentine’s Day! | 14 February 2020

Scripture A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also one another. —John 13:34 Quote Whatever problems your family is facing, whatever you must do to solve them, the beginning and the end of the solution is charity, the pure love of Christ. —Dieter F. Uchtdorf Video   Meme …

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The Compassion of Christ | 13 February 2020

Scripture Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous. —1 Peter 3:8 Quote We don’t need a bishop’s assignment to be kind. We don’t need to sign up to be thoughtful. We don’t need to be sustained by our wards to be sensitive. Rejoice in the power you have …

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Principles of Prayer | 12 February 2020

Scripture Therefore may God grant unto you, my brethren, that ye may begin to exercise your faith unto repentance, that ye begin to call upon his holy name, that he would have mercy upon you. —Alma 34:17 Quote We truly need Him every hour, whether they be hours of sunshine or of rain. —Thomas S. Monson Video   Meme This …

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Guidance for Our Lives | 11 February 2020

Scripture And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not. —Isaiah 58:11 Quote Heavenly Father desires to continue to communicate with us and to give us counsel and direction. He does this through …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 9 February 2020

New Video Shows Renovation Work on St. George Temple

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. Original West Wall of St. …

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Come Unto Jesus | 10 February 2020

Scripture By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. —John 13:35 Quote A friend is a possession we earn, not a gift. The Lord has declared that those who serve him and keep his commandments are called his servants. After they have been tested and tried and are found faithful …

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We Lived After the Manner of Happiness | 9 February 2020

Scripture Adam fell that men might be; and men are, that they might have joy. —2 Nephi 2:25 Quote Here is a simple but powerful truth: living righteously and keeping God’s commandments makes us happy. —Marlin K. Jensen Video   Meme This Day in LDS History 1800: Hyrum Smith, later one of the Eight Witnesses of the Book of Mormon, …

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