To Take Upon The Name Of Christ

To Take Upon The Name Of Christ

As I was sitting in the temple, the other night, I saw a copy of The Book of Mormon on the table next to me. I picked it up and randomly began to read. I had opened to the book of Alma. Captain Moroni had just torn his coat and written upon it the famous Title of...
For I Am Not Ashamed

For I Am Not Ashamed

Years ago, as I was preparing to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I was told a story that had a powerful influence upon not only my mission, but also the rest of my life.   A young man whom I knew was called to serve a mission...
Rules Are Given For A Reason

Rules Are Given For A Reason

When I had my final interview with my stake president so that I could send in my mission papers (my application to serve as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), I was given two points of counsel from my Stake President.  ...
Focusing On What God Has Given Me

Focusing On What God Has Given Me

This post was originally published in 2008. Minor changes have been made.   A couple of weeks ago, my younger sister (younger by six and a half years) got married in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple. Since that day, I cannot count the number of times that I have been...
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