I know I mention this every year but Thanksgiving really is the best holiday. It is the Friday afternoon at 5:00pm holiday. The anticipation holiday. The kickoff for the season. It is the best and it deserves some love.
by Elder Steven R. Bangerter
It’s not always easy finding a personal message to every conference talk. And those talks that focus on raising and rearing families are especially difficult to find a personal message with when you’re single. This was one I had to ponder a bit and force myself to stay on track. Continue reading
All I wanted to do is to walk. I decided walking wasn’t enough. I needed to set a goal. Since I’m no runner I looked for a 5k to walk at the beginning of summer. I knew I was slow so I decided to walk at least 3.2 miles five to six days a week to practice and then enter another 5k at the end of the summer to see if I improved. Look at me being all goal oriented. Yay me. Continue reading
Thursday is Thanksgiving
a family gathered scene.
But before company arrives
we must get busy and clean. Continue reading
Is it just me or does worry seem to weigh more at night when you’re trying to sleep? Darkness makes problems a little more dire and hopeless. It’s amazing what the sun does to lighten the load. Continue reading
by M. Joseph Brough
and Elder Ronald A. Rasband
These two talks go seamlessly together. Read or listen to one right after the other if you don’t believe me. That’s what I did one evening while I exercised. Continue reading
For some time now, I knew I had a problem. I didn’t want to acknowledge it but I felt it deep inside me. My freedom had been sold. I had a master of sorts. I was addicted to social media. Compared with other addictions people face this might seem trite or rather laughable. But for me, I knew it was a problem. Continue reading
Am I any wiser
now than back then?
If I did it over
would I do it again? Continue reading
I don’t think anyone can deny there is a lot of contention these days. In everything there is an opposition. But the opposition seems to be heating up and heading to our own destruction. A house divided will fall. Continue reading
by President Russell M. Nelson
and Elder Quentin L. Cook
I first heard the rumblings a year or so ago from a friend. The church was testing a pilot program for a home based Sunday School. Her sister’s stake was part of the test and according to my friend it “failed” because no one would study at home. Continue reading