The Value of Our Spiritual Experiences

The Value of Our Spiritual Experiences

In 1988 I was serving as a counselor in a stake presidency in Northern California. Elder J. Thomas Fyans of the Seventy was assigned as our visiting general authority. None of us in the presidency had ever met Elder Fyans before. As is usual for visiting general...
What is So Special About This Book?

What is So Special About This Book?

The Lord has told us in these latter days to hasten the work of gathering His sheep—meaning we must accelerate the missionary work we do around the world. We constantly send out thousands of missionaries both young and old to accomplish this work. We are grateful when...
10 Tips for Abuse Survivors

10 Tips for Abuse Survivors

This blog post is second in a two-part series that deals with mature themes (primarily sexual abuse), and may not be suitable for all readers. Reader discretion is advised.   Please also note that this is one abuse survivor’s experience and does not speak...
You Still Have Worth: Surviving Sexual Assault

You Still Have Worth: Surviving Sexual Assault

While this post does not go into detail, it does deal with the mature issue of sexual assault, and may not be suitable for all audiences. Reader discretion is advised.    According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in three women and one in six...
Why We Must Speak Kindly

Why We Must Speak Kindly

One of the greatest gifts from our Heavenly Father is the ability we’ve been given to communicate with one of another. We have many senses—including smell, touch, vision and hearing—that we use to communicate. But none of these equal the power of our ability to...
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