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Latter-day Saint Missionary Shares Testimony 2 Years After Sister’s Death in School Shooting

Latter-day Saint Missionary Shares Testimony 2 Years After Sister's Death in School Shooting

On February 14, 2018, Latter-day Saint teen Alaina Petty was killed during the tragic school shooting at Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. On the second anniversary of her death, her missionary brother shared his testimony on social media. Elder Patrick Petty, currently serving as a missionary in Illinois, wrote, “2 years ago we lost 17 beautiful people. It …

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What Latter-day Saints Can Learn from Mitt Romney’s Decision to Vote to Convict

This past Wednesday, Utah Senator and 2008 and 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney announced he would vote to convict President Donald Trump during his impeachment trial. Though President Trump was acquitted yesterday evening, Senator Romney’s vote to convict the President has caused a stir throughout the political world, especially among those from his own party. However, no matter our …

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10 Inspiring Quotes from Elder D. Todd Christofferson

Happy birthday Elder D. Todd Christofferson! To help celebrate his birthday and his great service as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, we’ve compiled a list of ten inspiring quotes to help jumpstart your Friday. Let us know your favorite quotes from Elder Christofferson in the comments section below! “True success in this life comes in consecrating …

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What False Ideas Hold You Captive In The “Great and Abominable Church”?

What False Ideas Hold You Captive In The Great and Abominable Church

President Dallin H. Oaks explained that the “great and abominable church” represents “any philosophy or organization that opposes belief in God. And the ‘captivity’ into which this ‘church’ seeks to bring the saints will not be so much physical confinement as the captivity of false ideas.” False ideas are insidious because they take can sneak into our minds and take …

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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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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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5 Small, Bold Acts to Jump-Start Spiritual Change

5 Small, Bold Acts to Jump-Start Spiritual Change

As Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf once said, “Now is the best time to start becoming the person we eventually want to be.” But, if you’re like me, you intend to start right now but normally end up caught between the realm of maybe later and never ever. Change is definitely hard and it is really easy to lose momentum. When we …

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