When two of my daughters decided to leave the Church, I felt like somehow I had failed as a parent. In my conversations with other parents who are in similar situations, I discovered that the sentiment of failure is not uncommon. But parents don’t need to carry this burden.
Teaching our children how to recognize the Spirit is one of the greatest gospel skills we can teach them. It’s through this skill that they’ll be able to receive answers to their prayers, build their testimonies, and be led to “the truth of all things.”
When I am struggling the most, I sometimes get a different answer than I hoped for. It’s an answer that is hard to “listen” to because it doesn’t always feel like an answer. It is when the answer is peace.
A variety of things make general conference great. What makes conference life changing is the ability to hear God’s messages for you through the gift of the Holy Ghost all year.
President Monson spoke of five critical things that will help protect us from the evil so prevalent in the world today.
I have discovered that “Love one another as I have loved you” really means what it says: love everyone, even those among your family and friends who may make choices different than you would.
Being a parent today is tough. Often, the solutions to our unique challenges are found in the “ultimate self-help guide” that’s right in front of us—the gospel of Jesus Christ.
For many it is a leap of faith just to go to church on Sunday. Can we understand why it is so important that members of the Church reach out to others in loving kindness?
We can be more confident, happy, and content human beings if we are willing to shed our less important identities and place our divine origins at the very forefront of our self-perception.
Choose to be one of His true disciples now. Be one who truly loves Him, who truly wants to serve and lead as He did.
The tension between the Sabbath and work keeps me on my spiritual toes, vigilant to remember God’s holy day and to make time for mental rest and spiritual growth no matter the circumstance.
For a lot of my life, I’ve wondered if I was messing up God’s plan for me.
Together we can make this world a kinder, better place. Here's how.
On a day where we have the opportunity to restart, recharge, and recommit, the love of a Father in Heaven has to be at the heart of such a gift.
In this increasingly divided world in which we live, differences will persist. But as followers of Jesus Christ, we need to love, reserve judgment, and forgive.
There’s no wrong or right way to keep a Sunday journal. But here are a few ideas to get you started.
Nobody’s perfect, but everybody can be better.
The most important priority of our family councils is facilitating open and candid conversation in order to solve each other’s problems.
As you work hard to reach your goals, not just in January but all year long, remember that the gospel is the ultimate self-improvement plan and a sure path to your best you.
In an increasingly dark world, we can be a bright light to those around us and a shining example of Christlike love.
How do you move past living “What if?” to live “What is” and to find joy in it?
If we all do the “love one another” thing a little better, we’ll all help each other remember that in God’s Church and in His everlasting love, there is always a place for you.
I believe God cares about what we do with our lives. I believe He wants to help us. But what I learned through my experience is that He expects us to act. He expects us to do something about our dreams.
Through opposition in all things, I had direct experiences that brought me closer to God.
How can we ever hope to “always remember” when it’s so easy to forget?
What two fellow Christians and a rabbi have taught me about God.
In a new video series, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland explains why we need the blessings of the Sabbath day more than ever.
When God let my life crumble, it wasn’t because He didn’t love me. He let my life crumble because He wanted me back. He wanted to teach me. He wanted to change me.
Five of the things President Monson invited us to do at the October 2016 general conference to help us be better and to come closer to God.
In the words of one faith leader, “There is no need to want someone else’s blessing. We each have our own.”
Where do I fit in? Is God’s plan of happiness possible for me?
God sees each of us as His children no matter where we live.
Being broken is a gift, because when we are broken, we recognize the need for a Savior to make us whole.
When we change, when we correct, when we live with true charity, that’s when God can work His miracles.
How are we supposed to push on when the heaviness of the world seems to intensify every day?
I love checklists. But when it comes to living the gospel, it might be time to chuck that Church checklist of mine.
Whether you’re trying to raise a missionary or not, these eight skills can help you better prepare your children to face the world.
Here are just a few of the countless reasons we’re so glad you’re ours.
I know that every family goes through its own challenges, but when my family was hit with what seemed like trial after trial, I started to wonder about the purpose of it all.
The quarter-life crisis emerges in young adulthood when you take the first steps into “real life” and realize you have no idea what you’re doing.
Try this tasty object lesson about the Sabbath next family home evening.
Eric Malizia of Utah wrote a children’s song about #HisDay. Download the music and sing along with your family!
We invited you to help remind the world what the Lord’s day is all about, and you’re doing just that.
Here are five suggestions I’ve found helpful for making family scripture study a more enjoyable habit.
I know what it is like to be everyone’s worst example! So why did I do it?
Maybe feeling cheated by 78 “likes” on a posted picture that I thought deserved a million means I’ve swung too far from what I once understood about self-worth.
We are inviting you to show us how you are making the most of the Sabbath by sharing #HisDay with us. Here are examples of how members are responding.
If Sundays in your home are filled with crying, complaining, or contention, here’s an idea for an upcoming family home evening to help your family work together to make #HisDay a better day in your home.
Everyone wants to feel valued and appreciated. Give thanks with this fun Sabbath day activity.
What are those things it is possible for God to grant? How can I make sure my wishes are the wishes of Christ?