That You Might Have Joy

One day a few years ago I was returning home from the temple with a prayer in my heart. I was pleading with my Heavenly Father to release me from the pain I was suffering. My husband and I had some months before undergone a terrible tragedy and I was so deep in...
Slow Down

Slow Down

Every day when our alarms go off, we’re off like horses in a race. We try to beat our previous times by accomplishing even more today than we did yesterday. At the end of the day, we crash into our beds, exhausted from our efforts. And, more often than not, we beat...

Knowledge is Power

Joseph Smith, Jr., the prophet of the Restoration, said, “Knowledge does away with darkness, suspense, and doubt; for these cannot exist where knowledge is . . . In knowledge there is power.” The entire Restoration of the Savior’s Church came about because Joseph was...

Family Fun

Michelangelo once said, when asked about his sculpting approaches, that he carved away everything that didn’t belong in his statues. What a wise approach . . . and his statues have lasted for centuries. In many ways, his approach reminds me of the following...
My Lord and Savior

My Lord and Savior

How much joy my Lord and Savior brings into my life. From the ever sing. I am a child of God, And he has sent me here, Has given me an earthly home With parents kind and dear. I am a child of God, And so my needs are great, Help me to understand His words Before it...

Jesus Christ: The Light of the World

In the gospel according to John, we read: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men . . . the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world” (John 1: 1, 3-4, 9). The magnificent power...
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