Spirit-Strengthening Street Art

Whether it takes us a few months or several years to prepare ourselves for what life brings, the Lord will help us share the Spirit with those we meet. Like many Latter-day Saint youth, E. Tracy Williams wanted to serve a mission. However, she spent seven years preparing for it....

The Miracle of Peace

When we face trials, Heavenly Father can help us. But the solution we want isn’t always the solution we need.  Sometimes our prayers are answered quickly and predictably. But for Brittany King, miracles haven’t always come so easily. In her Ensign article “Not the Miracle We Wanted,” Brittany reflects on the struggles she...

The Power in Fast Offerings

When we choose to sacrifice more through fast offerings, not only will we we blessing others, but our own lives will be blessed as well. In a world of monthly expenses, credit card bills, and student loans, the decision of how much to donate for fast offerings can be a laborious...

Living Happy, Living Now

I was working toward worthy goals. But a gentle reminder of the blessings that I currently had showed me that I didn’t have to wait for joy. I needed to finish two papers, study for a math test, call some of the girls in my Young Women class, and figure...

New Perspectives: Women in Church History

Women throughout the Church’s history have shared new perspectives that we can benefit from today. When we explore the unique voices of women throughout history, we can increase our understanding and change our perceptions. What happens when this refreshing outlook is explored in the context of Church history? In the...
Back So Soon?

Back So Soon?

Returning home early from a mission can be devastating. But with the support of loved ones and Heavenly Father, returning missionaries can press forward to achieve what the Lord has in store for them. For most missionaries, coming home is a joyous occasion. As the proud returning missionary is greeted...
Your Most Important Choice

Your Most Important Choice

In times of doubt, we can make the decision to believe in and follow Jesus Christ so that his light will guide us throughout our lives. What are some important choices you’ve made in your life? Choosing a career? Deciding to get married? Selecting a place to live? Although all these decisions are...
Remembering the “Why” of the Gospel

Remembering the “Why” of the Gospel

Understanding why we do what we do in church and in our lives can help us find a more meaningful path. There’s no getting around it: life is busy. It’s easy to get caught up in a never-ending list of things that demand our attention. When was the last time...
Be Dedicated, Not Frenzied

Be Dedicated, Not Frenzied

Elder Dallin H. Oaks teaches that the best way to live the gospel is through consistent, dedicated effort.   In 1952, Illinois governor Adlai E. Stevenson gave a speech in which he said patriotism “is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.”...
Continue Walking Forward with Patience; God Will Work Out the Details

Continue Walking Forward with Patience; God Will Work Out the Details

When life throws you unexpected turns—when everything seems to fall apart or answers don’t come—don’t give up! God is teaching you patience. As young adults, we face a lot of course-changing life choices. It can be difficult to turn to Heavenly Father with our questions when the answers seem to...
Born for Glory: Our Divine Nature and Potential

Born for Glory: Our Divine Nature and Potential

Sheri Dew discusses five ways God gives us his power: his word, the gift of the Holy Ghost, priesthood, temple, and the Savior’s Atonement. We have been told that we are the generation that will carry the kingdom of God to victory. “Do you think God would have left the...