Surviving Turbulent Times – A Question of Faith

In the turbulent times of these last days, consider where you stand. Do you stand in holy places? Do you have an unshakeable faith in Jesus Christ? Are you truly committed to His Gospel? Are you one of the five wise virgins, ready and waiting for the bridegroom to appear, with oil overflowing for your lamp? Or are you currently one of the foolish virgins? Does your testimony waver? These last days are filled with temptations, doubts, and competing priorities, as well with natural disasters and wickedness in society at large. Find peace through faith in the Savior. Do that which invites the Spirit into your life. In times of trouble, our one sure rock is our Redeemer, our Savior, even Jesus Christ.

Judge Not – A Lesson Learned From Cancer

In the scriptures, we are taught to “judge not, lest ye be judged.”  We can never truly understand another person’s struggles.  Each of us is fighting a daily battle – some of our struggles are public, some are private.  Some of our weaknesses are noticeable to others, but some are only between us and God.  …

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A Sure Foundation: How to Withstand Floods and Mighty Storms

Life is tough!  We face constant challenges, whether it be temptations, illness, injury, financial pressures, relationship difficulties, loneliness, seemingly unanswered prayers, or any number of other issues.  Mortal life tests us every day.  How do we find the strength to endure?  How do we survive and thrive?  Where do we find peace?   Build on …

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An Open Letter to Those Who Are Not Stereotypical Mormons

Appearances are deceiving.  Sometimes I have felt that church is for married, happy people, with 4+ kids, a minivan, no mental health issues, no addiction issues, and rock-like faith who hold family scripture study, prayer, and FHE like clockwork and never yell at their children.  In my head are caricatures of a perfect “Molly Mormon” …

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