I Love to See the Temple

I Love to See the Temple

By: Chandler I love to see the temple. It is a place where I can feel peace, joy, and comfort. A couple of years ago, some of my friends and I were able to go on a trip where we visited every single LDS temple in Utah in one week. This was a truly amazing experience for all of us. Each day we would typically attend 3 temples. During this week I felt so much happiness and I didn’t want that feeling to leave me. That experience left a very definite impact on…Read more …
Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones

by Elise "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." I seem to hear this phrase, or many variations of it often. But I started thinking, in my life, and in the lives of others how true this statement is.  I've never encountered someone who wants to physically harm me. For instance, in school, nobody has ever tried to beat me up. But I have faced unkind words, both purposeful and unintentional. I have been the victim of hurtful words, and also the deliverer. I think we all have been…Read more …
Dealing with Disappointment

Dealing with Disappointment

By: Stockton I have always had a big obsession with sports, particularly basketball. I absolutely love everything about the sport of basketball. I have played on the school team for the last 5 years, beginning in 7th grade.   This year, though, is different. In my last year of high school I did not make the team. I was so disappointed. When I first found out, I cried for the first time in a long while.  It was super tough on me. It is still difficult for me to think of and talk about…Read more …