We Are Not Alone: God and Our Suffering

Suffering is one of the most difficult things to make sense of in this life. God knew when he sent us to live on the earth that there would be great hardship. Some of it would result from the evil actions of others. Some of it, however, would simply be natural...
Rexburg Temple Open House

Rexburg Temple Open House

My husband, daughter, and I recently attended the Rexburg Idaho Temple Open House, which went on during the month of January. For those of you who may not know, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (nicknamed the Mormons) builds temples for the performance...
God-given Freedom to Choose

God-given Freedom to Choose

In God’s premortal council, He presented a plan in which men and women could come to earth, gain a physical body, and progress toward eventual exaltation. A Savior would be provided to atone for the sins of mankind. Central to this plan was agency, the ability for men...
Fasting with a Purpose

Fasting with a Purpose

Part of our purpose in life is to gain control over our physical bodies. One way in which we can do so is by regular fasting. Let’s be honest: Fasting can be torture. Anyone who has faced the prospect of going 24 hours without food or drink knows how suddenly...

The Eternal Nature of Men and Women

Even prior to Christ’s resurrection, his followers understood that there would be a resurrection day for them as well. In John 11:23-24 Martha affirms her belief that her dead brother, Lazarus, would live again in some future day: Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother...
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