The Battle Within

The Battle Within

There is an old Cherokee tale that you may have heard before. It goes like this:   An elder cherokee was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.   One...
O Lord, I Beseech Thee

O Lord, I Beseech Thee

“O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant.” (Nehemiah 1:11)   How many times have we felt as the faithful Old Testament nobleman Nehemiah and found ourselves on our knees “beseeching” the Lord in...
The Importance of Temples

The Importance of Temples

All through my life, I’ve known the importance of temples. I’ve known they are necessary for us to know where we came from, why we are here, and where we are going after this life, because the temple ritual is a review of God’s Plan of Salvation. Temples are also...
Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Religion

President Dallin H. Oaks, an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave an address on freedom of religion at the Chapman University School of Law on February 4, 2011. In this address, then-Elder Oaks said that all organized religions need to band...
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