A Brief Explanation of The Book of Mormon

The structure of the Book of Mormon is simple. It is a composite record of sacred writings from ancient American prophets. But before we explore the record Apparently the Jews considered God would do this, because when the revelation came to take the gospel to all the...

The Testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith

For some who are not familiar with the Bible, in the Old Testament, found in Amos 3:7: “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” Soon after Christ was crucified, the gospel began to be preached beyond the...

The Value of Witnesses

In Matthew 18:16, we read: “.” The scenario for this passage is the disciples had come unto the Savior asking, “who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus taught His beautiful lesson, by placing a little child in front of the disciples and teaching them they...

An Introduction to the Book of Mormon

For those who are just learning about the Book of Introduction, which is placed just after the Title Page of the Book of Mormon. From the Introduction we learn that the Book of Mormon contains holy scripture similar to the Bible. But whereas the Bible contains...

Your First Calling

One of the most exciting events for new members is to get the very first calling. A calling is a volunteer church position. It feels like such an honor—and it is—because it means you are trusted to take on a portion of the ward’s work. You’re a real part of the family...

Regaining Your Testimony

One of the challenges people face when returning to activity in the church is regaining their testimonies. Sometimes getting it back can seem more challenging than getting it the first time. The first time it was all new and exciting, while this time, you have to...

More LDS Related Blogs

More and more faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ . So what is a blog anyway? A blog (short for weblog) is an online journal that is accessible to the public. Blogs have evolved. Today blogs may have a single author or multiple authors. A blog can simply be...

While There Is Time

Living off the land. What does that phrase invoke in your mind? Just recently my daughter and I found two Little House on the Prairie books gathering dust on our bookcase. As I spotted them, I pondered how self-sufficient the early settlers of the United States were....

‘Tis the Season to Be Ready…

I have to smile. While I'm sitting here blogging, my six-year-old son has changed the words to the tune "Deck the Halls" from the usual words, to ... "Tis the season to be ready ... La, la, la, la, la, la, la." I'm not sure how he came up with this creative phrase,...

What About Your Pet During Emergencies?

Most people have pets. Some people have food storage. But how many have included pet needs in that food storage? I don’t know about you, but my family’s little Corgi dog is like a two year old. She looks to us to care for her in every way. It is up to us to provide...

Mormon Culture

Do you ever feel that when you were baptized you were dropped onto a strange new planet with a new language and jokes that don’t make sense? Perhaps because We tend to use phrases not heard in the ordinary world, and certain words that aren’t funny to anyone else can...

Mentoring a New Member

When a new member or an investigator comes to the . There is no one, other than the missionaries who will eventually leave, for them to turn to with questions or concerns. I remember, as a new member, being embarrassed to ask questions or express doubts. My lack of a...

Setting Worthwhile Goals

There's a quote I just love by popular LDS writer John Bytheway: "With nothing to shoot for, your life is shot." So let's talk about how to set reasonable, worthwhile goals that can give you something positive to shoot for. The Prophet Joseph Smith taught, “Happiness...

It’s All in the Attitude

The Young Women of attitude you have: 1. Do you often have a gloomy expression on your face? 2. Do you forget the many good things in your life and overemphasize the few things you lack? 3. Do you feel sorry for yourself? 4. Do you think more of yourself than of...

Faith Brings Happiness

I just read a touching post by Candace that inspired me to write a bit on the relationship faith has with happiness. Candace is currently faced with a trial that has the potential to rock her world. Correction; it has rocked her world. However, what I know of Candace...

Misery or Cheer

"Daily, constantly, we choose by our desires, our thoughts, and our actions whether we want to be blessed or cursed, happy or miserable," said President Ezra Taft Benson. What will you choose today? Sometimes, if you can believe it, I choose misery. Yes, I know, why...

Ideas for Safe Halloween Celebrations

Folks with questions about Mormons might be curious to know what Mormons think of Halloween. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (otherwise known as Mormons) always love opportunities to share fun times with their families. How members celebrate...

Mormons and Families

In a world where the definitions of marriage and family are ever changing, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stands as a constant defender of the family unit. It calls the family “the most important social unit in time and eternity.” Families are held to...

Pending Layoffs? Never Fear, A Current Resume Is Here!

Being caught with an out-of-date resume is not a pleasant experience. But normally it would not matter ... unless you've just been laid off. That is why it is important that you stay on top of keeping your resume current. Not a fun job, perhaps, but your future job...

Family Outings

When was the last time you went on a family outing - without it being an assignment? In other words, NOT because of a recital. NOT because of a ball game. NOT because of a church meeting. No, we're talking a spontaneous, or planned, jaunt together--like getting in the...

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