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10 Things Church Leaders Have Taught About Eve

10 Things Church Leaders Have Taught About Eve

Latter-day Saints have an expanded view on the Fall of Adam and Eve and specifically about Mother Eve. While many Christian sects look down upon Eve for her sinfulness, Latter-day Saints believe Eve should be revered and honored. Here are ten teachings and quotes from Church leaders about Eve. Glorious Mother Eve President Joseph F. Smith saw a vision of …

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Willing and Doing: More Fully Living Our Sacramental Covenants

Willing and Doing: More Fully Living Our Sacramental Covenants

When my children were toddlers, I wanted them (ideally) not just to be quiet while the Sacrament was being passed, but to feel the Spirit and learn what’s so important about it. One successful way for me to enhance our reverence has been to quietly whisper in my child’s ear about what the Sacrament means. Pro tip: If you whisper …

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5 Quotes From President Nelson To Give You Hope In A New Year

President Nelson Encourages Hurricane Survivors in Caribbean

As we leave behind a challenging year and enter a new one, here are five quotes from President Russell M. Nelson to inspire you with hope. “Strength comes when you remember that you have a divine nature, an inheritance of infinite worth. The Lord has reminded you, your children, and your grandchildren that you are lawful heirs, that you have …

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5 Unexpected Ways I Feel the Spirit

5 Unexpected Ways I Feel the Spirit

The greatest spiritual side-effect of depression, in my personal opinion, is a lack of connection to God. You can’t feel the Spirit. You can’t feel God’s love. You don’t feel guided or directed. You don’t know if he’s there. There’s this great echo when you pray, somehow expanded into the heavens yet ringing loudly inside yourself. There aren’t words to …

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10 Resources to Study the Old Testament

10 Resources to Study the Old Testament

The Old Testament can be intimidating! As we dive into another year of Come, Follow Me study, these ten Old Testament resources can help us understand this important and inspiring witness of Jesus Christ. Come, Follow Me Manual – Available online here The Come, Follow Me manual for individuals and families is one of the easiest ways to study the …

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Feeling The Post-Mission Blues? You’re Not Alone.

Feeling The Post-Mission Blues? You're Not Alone.

You did it. Somewhere around 18-24 months ago, you started your service as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Now you’re done! You’re home! You gave a talk in your home ward, played with your dog, maybe went to Cafe Rio, and then definitely binged all the Marvel movies that you missed. But then a …

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How Santa Claus Points Us to Jesus Christ

How Santa Claus Points Us to Jesus Christ

I first encountered the book I Believe in Santa Claus, by Diane G. Adamson, while serving as a Young Women advisor. A woman in our ward gathered us in her home and shared a Christmas message, including reading aloud this book. It felt like the missing link between a Santa Claus Christmas, filled with wonder and magic, and a baby …

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3 Interesting Facts About the Vision of the Redemption of the Dead

3 Interesting Facts About the Vision of the Redemption of the Dead

President Joseph F. Smith received a profound revelation about the redemption of the dead during the last month of his life. Learn more about the context behind this revelation and what it can teach us about seeking the Lord. The Basics The vision was received on October 3, 1918. He shared what had seen with his son, Joseph Fielding Smith, …

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Nick and Jordan Applegate – A Mixed-Orientation Couple In The Church Of Jesus Christ

Nick and Jordan Applegate - A Mixed-Orientation Couple In The Church Of Jesus Christ

Nick and Jordan Applegate Nick and Jordan Applegate live in a little apartment not far from Brigham Young University. Jordan will start the BYU Pathways program in January studying Communications and Nick is studying Information Systems. They both enjoy music, spending time together, and they are proud parents to a brand-new baby boy. But just like any relationship, theirs has …

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Examples Of Gratitude From The Book Of Mormon

Examples Of Gratitude From The Book Of Mormon

“In every thing give thanks.” Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year. We meet together with friends and family. We go out and serve. And it is a great time to show our gratitude to the Lord for all he has given us. As you count your many blessings this Thanksgiving, here are a few examples of gratitude from the …

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