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How Relief Society Changed My Life

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What has Relief Society meant for me? It has meant a never-ending wealth of assistance from heaven and from earth that has helped me begin to prepare for the blessings of eternal life.

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 Stressed Moms: 6 Steps to Finding Better Balance

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In the middle of all the motherhood monotony, I realized that even though I loved my life, I no longer loved myself in my life. I had given all of myself to my family and had forgotten who I was. Six things soon helped me put my life back into balance and ultimately helped me find me again.

Women Are the Glue

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Women are called to be glue. We are the bonds of unity and kindness. This unity, this bonding, this glue is the ingredient of conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ that is in our most basic doctrines.

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.

How to Feel What You Felt at Conference All Year

President Monson

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.

Navigating Family Differences with Love and Trust

Becky Mackintosh

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.

You’re Not Messing Up God’s Plan for You

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For a lot of my life, I’ve wondered if I was messing up God’s plan for me.

Sunday Journaling: A New Tradition for the New Year

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There’s no wrong or right way to keep a Sunday journal. But here are a few ideas to get you started.

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?

The Longing for Belonging

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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.

One Question That Puts Life in Perspective

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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.

Seeing Green

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

How to Always Remember: 5 Ways to Fight Forgetfulness

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How can we ever hope to “always remember” when it’s so easy to forget?

We Aren’t God’s Only People

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

The Perfect Lie

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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.

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

President Uchtdorf and Grandson

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.

What We Cannot Afford to Live Without

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How are we supposed to push on when the heaviness of the world seems to intensify every day?

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.

To My Friends Going through a Quarter-Life Crisis

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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.