Pleasure or Paradise

Pleasure or Paradise

We are so often confused. Differing political opinions pull us to and fro. The lifestyles of the rich and famous seem to emulate a way to happiness we long to follow, and yet their behavior often leads to what looks like misery and despair. How can we find happiness...
Happiness is Being True to Yourself

Happiness is Being True to Yourself

One of the great inhibitors to true happiness is a failure to realize our true potential.   There are a lot of reasons why we settle for less—from ourselves, from others, from life. We can’t do much about what others do, or about how life turns out, but we...
…Or Something Better

…Or Something Better

During the course of conversation, a friend and I once ended up discussing a book by Sheri Dew. Sister Dew was one of the members of the general Relief Society presidency several years ago. The general Relief Society presidency helps to guide local Relief Society...
Overcoming Fear With Faith

Overcoming Fear With Faith

Faith is one of the more challenging concepts of Christianity. Because it can’t be scientifically measured or stored in a bottle to be pulled out as needed, many people either don’t believe in it or don’t know how to access it. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
Knowing God

Knowing God

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of reading and writing on the subject of knowing God. There are three aspects of this topic that consistently stand out for me. First, to know God, you must receive that knowledge through the Holy Ghost, not from other people. Secondly,...
Happiness and Faithfulness Go Hand in Hand

Happiness and Faithfulness Go Hand in Hand

When things get tough, you can still find happiness in moving forward with faith. In fact, faith can be the key you need to unlock the hope in your heart, the potential of every day to be a gift of goodness and happiness.   Richard G. Scott is a late member of...
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