by Elder D. Todd Christofferson
and Elder Gerrit W. Gong
This morning I read the account of the people of Alma living in the land of Helam. They had broken apart from the people of King Noah and joined in covenant to live the law of the Lord. They were free, industrious, and happy. But then the Lamanites found them and they were forced to live in bondage. While in bondage their taskmasters were severe and made life difficult for them. The Lord strengthened them so that they could endure their trials and eventually they were delivered from bondage and joined King Mosiah in the land of Zarahemla. (Mosiah 23-24) Continue reading
Fear came to my heart
because I could not see.
I could not tell
where I should be. Continue reading
by Bishop Gérald Caussé
I have shared this before but it’s been awhile. And it’s one of my favorite examples.
When my brother was called to serve as a bishop he asked several esteemed friends for advice. Out of all the wise advice he was given by leaders and former leaders on the ward and stake level in church the advice he most often recited came from our dad. In essence, dad told my brother it’s about the people. Continue reading
by Elder Claudio D. Zivic
This is a word we are taught in primary. And in primary it seems like a fairly simple idea. Why wouldn’t you hold on to the gospel forever? Why would you ever let go? Continue reading
If it’s all the same to you
I think I’ll wallow a bit.
This is more than I can handle,
I’m just not very fit. Continue reading
by Elder M. Russell Ballard
In short, keep holding on. Don’t be deceived. Keep your focus on Christ. Continue reading
by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf
This was President Uchtdorf’s talk during the Priesthood session but the first half felt like it was directed toward me. To be honest, I have been in a shadow for some time now and I have been wondering how long to keep doing the things I have been doing. I have been waiting for my earth to rotate into the path of the sun again. But it seems like a long time coming. Continue reading
by Elder Richard J. Maynes and Elder Stanley G. Ellis
Another combination but really this one is pretty seamless. It really is almost one talk in two parts (and two speakers). It’s hard to believe it wasn’t planned. Continue reading
by Elder Yoon Hwan Choi
If we are looking down, what do we see? The ground? Our feet? A limited view.
When we lift our eyes and look up, what do we see? Continue reading
by Joy D. Jones
When I look at my grand-nieces and nephews I always wonder who they will become in this world. What challenges will they face? What obstacles will they have to overcome? Continue reading