Tag Archives: rejoice

Five Scriptures that Teach Us Why We Should Be Optimistic

Sometimes being a Latter-day Saint requires that I be optimistic. It is something that is taught along with how to endure life. One of my all-time favorite LDS quotes is from President Hinckley: “In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” And yet, although that is on a plaque in my …

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How the Resurrection Creates Hope

How the Resurrection Creates Hope

Life is hard. As members of the Church, we sometimes find living our religion can seem to make life even harder. How can this be? There are certain morals and ethics embedded in us, but as God-fearing people we also have commandments and guidelines we’ve dedicated our lives to following. It can seem weighty and pressing. We are not perfect and when challenges …

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Rejoice in the Restoration

Because of the Restoration, I know the scriptures are true. I know that this is the restored Church of Jesus Christ. I know that living prophets are guiding us today. I know that through restored temple ordinances my family can be together forever. Because of the Restoration, we are blessed every day of the week—and every day of our lives. Check out this family home evening lesson on The Restoration! Scripture: JS History 1:18-19 Hymn: High on the Mountain Top- Hymns #5 Lesson: Because of The Restoration Treat: Polvorones & Chocolate Hummus Activity: Silly Toss Game, Because of the Restoration… View entire lesson...

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