What do People do in Mormon Temples?

What do People do in Mormon Temples?

by Ben T. Everybody looks at the jaw dropping beauty of the LDS temples, but do they know what the purpose of the building is? I’ve been asked questions by some of my friends who have been curious about what goes on inside the temple. I hadn’t really thought about it until then, and it makes sense that they would be curious.  There are many reasons we choose to go to the beautiful buildings. Temples are a place of peace and worship where we make promises with Heavenly Father. Here are some of the main…Read more …
What Is Your Legacy?

What Is Your Legacy?

by Ben Whether we are adults or teenagers, looking up great great grandparents and learning about them doesn’t exactly jump out as something you really want to do. When I started talking about my ancestors with my parents, they both had all these stories about their ancestors. Some of them were pretty crazy. Listening to the stories made my ancestors feel like I could relate instead of just looking at a name and barely feeling anything at all. Don’t be afraid to ask your parents or grandparents about stories they know from your…Read more …
Why Do I Pay Tithing?

Why Do I Pay Tithing?

by Ben T. Everybody has that dream of living the rich life while rolling in the “dough” eating all the Hi Chews they want... No? Well, that might not be yours but everyone dreams about money. Making money can be fun stuff, but what about when you are asked to pay tithing? Money can be very influential in our lives, it is the one thing that helps us live our lives the way we want to. People can sometimes crave money, and although it isn’t bad to work hard for something, we can’t let…Read more …
How to Find a Lost Key

How to Find a Lost Key

By Ben T. I am a speed skater. At the Olympic Oval, where I train, I have a locker to keep things safe that are valuable to me. The front desk lends us a lock and key we can use if we agree to pay for the key or lock if it is lost. I made sure to keep my key on a lanyard that I took with me every day to train. One day after practice I looked at my lanyard and saw that my key wasn’t there! I searched the halls…Read more …
What Role Does Gratitude Play in Life?

What Role Does Gratitude Play in Life?

by Ben T. “He who receiveth all things with thankfulness shall be made glorious.”(D&C 78:19) I don’t know about you, but I love to receive blessings in my life. I pray to my Heavenly Father asking if He would be so kind and get me the things I want. I know that He loves us, and He wants to give us everything we ever want. That is why we must be thankful for all that we have, and show gratitude. When I yearn for something that I want, which is often, I sometimes…Read more …