God is a great advocate for freedom. His plan centers on freedom. But we need to work to support and maintain freedom in our daily lives.
Modesty Is About More Than How You Dress
Often, modesty is approached in a narrow way that limits the full meaning and understanding of it as a principle. When modesty is fully understood, it can be taught completely and correctly.
This is What I Believe
There’s so much chaos around us right now. I need a break. And I need some clarity and peace. So today, I’m offering you my testimony.
Fear: A Tool and a Weapon that Can’t Beat God
How many times in the scriptures are the words “Fear not” spoken by Jesus Christ? He speaks it like it’s a simple thing, like there’s an On/Off switch that can stop the fear we feel. So is He wrong? Or can it really be as simple as Christ makes it sound?
Christ Picks Us Up
When worms leave the ground, they become more vulnerable. When we leave God, we become spiritually vulnerable as well.
God’s Word Vs The Internet’s Word: Let’s Compare Types of Truth
This past week, I was scrolling through a social media page when I came across a question someone had posted: “Do you believe that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view?” I had to stop and think about that question. To me, the question seemed contradictory. If […]
6 Things My Family Recently Learned About Facing Satan AKA My Family’s Response to the Cheetahs and the Topis
Dear Elder David A. Bednar, My family and I took up your challenge this past week to consider and discuss the lessons of the cheetahs and the topis you talked about in your talk “Watchful Unto Prayer Continually.” We also, as you requested, found several other lessons to take away from the behavior of these […]
Who Will You Follow?
A long time ago, in our premortal life, we faced two beings who knew us well and would have massive impacts on our lives: God and Satan. All of us on earth, everyone who is reading this post, chose to follow God. Whatever reasons motivated us, we chose Him. When we chose God, we immediately […]
What Fall Can Really Mean
I’m looking at fall differently this year than I have in the past. Recently, I had a conversation with my mom that changed my perspective on it. And it all started with a tree. See, I’ve always loved fall. Mostly for the typical, cliche things. The crisp air, fresh apples, colorful leaves, starting to wear […]
What’s So Bad About Satan’s Plan?
Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I heard a lot about “the war in heaven,” in other words, Satan refusing to follow God, convincing other children of God to follow him instead, and all of them being tossed out of heaven. As a child, I was always taught that the […]