Finding Your Path

Finding Your Path

By Collin One of my favorite springtime sights is that of newly hatched ducklings.  I love watching the tiny, fuzzy things waddle around, exploring the world under the guidance of their watchful mother; it’s adorable. However, a few springs ago, I had an experience with ducklings that I will never forget.  In a field near my home, a few of my siblings and I had observed (from a distance) a mother duck who was followed closely by five small ducklings.  We watched them for a few minutes before leaving to resume our activities. …Read more …
What’s So Great About General Conference?

What’s So Great About General Conference?

We asked the youth at Small and Simple Truths what they like most about General Conference.  Here are their responses.  Feel free to "Click to Tweet" your favorite!   Liz The typical primary kid answer to why I like General Conference would be because of the spirit I feel when I listen. The spirit that fills my whole home as the Prophets voice can be heard on a radio or TV in almost every room. But for me its not only the feeling I get or the things that I learn. Its the…Read more …
Torpedoes of Temptation

Torpedoes of Temptation

by Collin Nestled under the shadow of Pike’s Peak in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Colorado, there is a large Boy Scout camp that I attended one summer. The camp was perfect for enjoying the great outdoors and offered many activities like mountain biking, rock climbing, archery, and canoeing; it even had a pool! Being a small 11-year-old boy who loved animals, I was most excited to go horseback riding, even though I had no experience with horses at all. Most of the horses had very unoriginal names like Stewey, Missouri, Sunny, or…Read more …
Why Does God Give Us Commandments?

Why Does God Give Us Commandments?

by Collin One universal rule of hiking is to stay on the trail. Last summer, I was on a hike with a few of my cousins in a forest in West Virginia. Just a few yards off the trail that we were hiking, was a large vine hanging from a tree, perfect for swinging on. The five of us took our turns riding the vine, and pushing each other back and forth, each of us trying to swing higher and farther than the person before. Eventually, a few other hikers walked up to…Read more …