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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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My Study Plan to Prepare for April’s Special General Conference

My Study Plan to Prepare for April's Special General Conference

To celebrate the bicentennial year of Joseph Smith’s First Vision, President Russell M. Nelson announced “a unique conference that will commemorate the very foundations of the restored gospel” for April 2020. He invited members to prepare by designing their own plan to “immerse yourself in the glorious light of the Restoration.” He promised if members would do so, the special …

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How to Open Your Heart to Abundant Receiving at Christmas

How to Open Your Heart to Abundant Receiving at Christmas

Those who wish to put aside the hustle and bustle of a commercialized holiday season often focus on acts of service and giving gladly. While this is an essential part of celebrating a Christ-centered Christmas, we can forget to embrace abundant receiving. As we give gifts to others, we also need to rejoice in the gifts we receive not only …

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5 Tips and Practices to Have More Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Now that Halloween has come and gone, we’re beginning to enter the wave of holidays before we wrap up 2019. Though this past year has been one with a whole lot of commotion it seems, there is still so much to be grateful for. Thanksgiving is a special holiday because it commemorates the happiness that comes from being grateful. Sometimes …

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7 Scriptures for When You’re Angry

7 Scriptures for When You're Angry

As human beings, we can often feel very intense emotions of annoyance, bitterness, anger, and even true wrath. If you find yourself struggling, here are seven scriptures for when you’re angry. Proverbs 16:32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.  1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Charity …

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