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When You’re Already Tired and Can’t Do One More Thing

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My head exploded. My brain shut down. The phrase that kept running through my head was “How am I going to do that?”

For Any Woman Who Feels “Just Average”

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Have you ever felt ordinary, maybe even less than average? Know that your Heavenly Father will provide all that you need to become “extra”-ordinary as a child of God.

Sabbath Worship Drop by Drop

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I have found it helpful to think of my Sabbath day worship as filling a lamp—one that needs oil to burn, like in the parable of the ten virgins. Drops of holiness—small, simple things that fuel the flame of my faith in Jesus Christ.

The Practice of Choosing Faith

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Choosing faith isn't a one-time choice–it's a practice. A few principles from the scriptures have helped me in my practice of choosing to act in faith instead of taking counsel from my fears.

Helps for Parenting a Child Dealing with Anxiety or Depression

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Watching your child deal with anxiety or depression can be difficult. Sister Carol F. McConkie, first counselor in the Young Women General Presidency, and Heather Nelson, a licensed clinical social worker, share their thoughts on helping children overcome these challenges.

Why It Will All Work Out

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Overcoming fear requires a divine power, and we gain that power as we choose to act first in faith.

When Your Child Chooses a Different Path

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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.

Learning the Language of the Spirit: 7 Teaching Tips for Parents

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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 the Answer Is Peace

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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.

Navigating Family Differences with Love and Trust

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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.

Why “Good Samaritans” Are Needed at Church and Always

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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?

Living Beyond ‘What If?’

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How do you move past living “What if?” to live “What is” and to find joy in it?

Seeing Green

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Through opposition in all things, I had direct experiences that brought me closer to God.

We Aren’t God’s Only People

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What two fellow Christians and a rabbi have taught me about God.

Why Do We Feel Damaged When Others Are Blessed?

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In the words of one faith leader, “There is no need to want someone else’s blessing. We each have our own.”

Sitting in the Space of Not Knowing

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Where do I fit in? Is God’s plan of happiness possible for me?

Our Homing Impulse

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God sees each of us as His children no matter where we live.

The Gift of Being Broken

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Being broken is a gift, because when we are broken, we recognize the need for a Savior to make us whole.

When #PrayforAmerica Will Start to Really Mean Something

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When we change, when we correct, when we live with true charity, that’s when God can work His miracles.

How Seeing the “Little Big Things” Made a Huge Difference in My Life

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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.

How to Pray in a Way God Can Answer

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What are those things it is possible for God to grant? How can I make sure my wishes are the wishes of Christ?

Spring Will Come

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My heart ached. Like the outside world, this season in my life felt like winter. But I was sustained through those winter days by a few specific things.

Our Savior’s Atonement

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If we could truly understand the Atonement of the Lord Jesus Christ, we would realize how precious is one son or daughter of God.

Touching God’s Grace

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The concept of divine grace can feel foreign, intangible, and abstract, but God’s grace is as real as the air we breathe.

How to Confidently Navigate the Maze of Life

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We can all benefit from honing our navigation skills. Tune your spiritual headsets to the right voice and begin taking each step with more confidence.

Who Am I, Really?

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I am a child of God. Therefore, what? Answers from the general women’s session.

Seeking Spiritual Experiences Daily

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Like the food and water we need to stay alive, daily spiritual experiences help us come closer to God.

A Day to Focus on What Matters Most

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The Sabbath is a day to set aside world pursuits and interests and focus on what matters most.

Blessings of the Sabbath Day

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Picture yourself receiving the most important invitation of your life: a chance to spend a day with Jesus Christ. How would you prepare spiritually and physically for such a day? What blessings might you hope would come from such a visit?