At its best, Thanksgiving is a reflective holiday to consider our lives and situations. It brings us together with those we care about. Most importantly, it gives us a chance to remember all that God does for us. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about giving time and service to God generously (you can read these by clicking the links at the bottom of this article). While these are things we ought to do year-round, this time of year is great for reminders. And with Thanksgiving just days away, giving gratitude to God generously seems like a good reminder for all of us. So we’re going to look at some ways we can be more generous in our gratitude to God.
Jesus Christ promised us that the Holy Spirit would be with us, and we can trust in that promise.
God gave us agency hoping that we’d use it to follow Him and obey His laws. If we want to follow God, then we need to choose to be obedient to His will.
What do we do when we’re faced with situations that challenge us to do things we wouldn’t normally do? How do we hold our ground?
If you aren’t sure what you can do to start experiencing faith on your own, here are a few things you can try. Just remember – faith isn’t about the results of your actions; it’s about doing what you think is right and trusting that God will guide you and help you along the way.
It’s these moments of spontaneous Christ-like service that convince me people really are capable of building communities of love and peace. No second thoughts or excuses, no hesitation to serve – just unconditional, everyday love.
The temple brings a spirit that can’t be felt in many other places. But it is a spirit we can invite into our own lives when we establish places like the temple – sanctuaries – that can give us space from the world and a place to focus on our Savior.
The words of Christ and His prophets are still the most powerful I’ve read. Their words are overwhelming in their truth and doctrine. Testimonies of God, of change, of healing, of progress, and of power fill the pages of scripture.
Now, with it being the week of Christmas, it’s time to talk about the most important figures in the birth of Christ – the infant Jesus and His parents.
Here are a few ways to learn about the Book of Mormon.