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October 24, 2019

     As a Gospel Doctrine teacher, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to delve more deeply into the New Testament this year than ever before. It’s been a life changing experience that I am deeply grateful for. Throughout my life in the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat...

August 14, 2018

Ask anyone what the most important things in their life are, and chances are that a spouse or God will be at the top. Ideally, we want to make the journey of life with both of these figures close by our side, supporting us, guiding us, and loving us along the way. But...

August 14, 2018

Compassion is a resource that seems to be getting scarcer by the day, especially in the polarizing climate that seems to dominate our discourse today. We see how easy it can be to dehumanize others and attack them relentlessly, but is the uphill road back to compassion...

August 4, 2018

Realizing that other people are worse off than you is not gratitude. Gratitude requires an appreciation of the positive aspects of your situation. It is not a comparison. Sometimes noticing what other people don’t have may help you see what you can be grateful for, but...

August 4, 2018

Unvoiced assumptions, incorrect expectations, and unhelpful criticism -- marriage is fraught with dangers that can undermine even the best of relationships. These 10 rules are designed to empower every couple to employ helpful strategies while eradicating self-destruct...


30 minutes a day for two weeks.


This exercise draws on a guided meditation created by researcher Helen Weng and her colleagues at the Center for Healthy Minds (CHM) at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Weng called this meditation a “comp...

April 24, 2018

Would you describe yourself as a compassionate person?

Even if you don’t necessarily see yourself that way, I bet you’re compassionate at least some of the time (e.g., when you’re well-rested and not in a hurry), or with certain people in your life (e.g., with your clos...

February 12, 2018

Sara Walker currently lives in Amity, Oregon. She served in the Chicago Illinois North mission, met her husband at BYU-Idaho, and has a been striving to improve her marriage and help her husband overcome his addiction to pornography.

Enter Sara…

Dear Bishop,

Thank yo...

December 28, 2017

“Life in today’s world can be at times so complicated and the challenges so overwhelming as to be beyond our individual capacity to resolve them,” noted Elder Richard G. Scott.

We have some problems that we just can’t see our way through. We are reminded too often that...

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