A Different Type of Spring Cleaning

A Different Type of Spring Cleaning

Throughout the springtime, we see new life. Isn't it amazing? The grass becomes green. The flowers begin to sprout. The trees form buds. Life is given. Baby ducks are seen waddling and nests the of baby birds are snuggled in trees. After a cold winter the world rejuvenates, renews, and refreshes. Likewise, the Easter season provides us with the same opportunity. We reflect upon and rejoice in the redemption provided by our Savior, Jesus Christ. Many years ago, He gave us hope. After fulfilling the incomprehensible sacrifice for each and every one of…Read more …
#Hallelujah

#Hallelujah

He is Risen. Jesus Christ took upon Himself the sins and sorrows of the world. Though he was crucified, He rose from the dead. This Easter, find out how, through Jesus Christ, we too can find new life. #Hallelujah. Learn more at FollowHim.mormon.org.   https://www.lds.org/media-library/video/2016-02-1000-hallelujah-an-easter-message-about-jesus-christ?lang=eng  Read more …
I Know that Jesus is The Christ

I Know that Jesus is The Christ

By Joe The Articles of Faith outline 13 basic points of belief of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The fourth Article of Faith states, “We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ…”  Notice, the first principle of the first principles of the gospel is faith in Christ.  The Book of Mormon may be the keystone to the LDS religion, but faith in Christ is the cornerstone, trusses, and framework. Gaining a testimony of Christ is difficult and so is keeping…Read more …
Discovering Your Light

Discovering Your Light

By Lincoln/Photo Credit: mormonchannel.org Each of us is born with the Light of Christ within us. Whether you're a member of my faith, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints or not, this gift is something each of us possesses. Throughout times in our lives, we will find the Light of Christ influencing our decisions and even affecting people that we come across. When we feel inspired to do something good, feel love or compassion for people around us, or even when we find ways to simply enjoy life, we are emulating…Read more …
Is Attending Seminary Really That Important?

Is Attending Seminary Really That Important?

By Stockton/Photo Credit: sltrib.com The first semester of my sophomore year in high school is ending and I have been thinking back over some of the classes I have enjoyed most. This definitely leaves math, science, and a few others out of the running! However, there is one class that stands out as a favorite: Seminary. Living in Utah, I have been blessed to be able to take seminary, a four-year religion course, as an elective class during my school day. In other parts of the world, those who may not have the option to make…Read more …
You’ve Got This!

You’ve Got This!

By Megan/Image Credit: staystronghopeiscoming.tumblr.com We’ve all had times in our lives where we feel completely helpless.  Where we are carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders.  We often get discouraged and feel like giving up.  Failure seems to ride us like a horse, bringing disappointment along for the journey.  You feel as if everything is going wrong and the universe and God hates you. None of that is true.  Life hasn’t given up on you. Hope hasn’t given up on you. And God certainly has not given up on you. You…Read more …
Who Captains Your Ship?

Who Captains Your Ship?

By Kaitlyn B./ Photo Credit: Intermedia Imagine you are on a ship. The ship is large and unfamiliar to you. As you sail through a seemingly endless sea, storms often come. Many of these storms are almost too much for your ship to take despite the size and stability of it. The ship maker was very proficient, but despite the quality of the ship the only thing you can think while you attempt to navigate through the threatening waves is how inadequate your ship seems in the face of such large waves. It's impossible. What's…Read more …
Seven Reasons to Celebrate

Seven Reasons to Celebrate

By Kaity/ Photo credit: lds.org This Christmas season I celebrate because He knows me. I celebrate because He fixes all that is broken. I celebrate because thanks to Him, goodbyes aren't forever. I celebrate because He brings me comfort, peace, and happiness. I celebrate because He gives me a second chance. I celebrate because through Him, we can return home to live with our Heavenly Father. I celebrate because a Savior was born.Read more …
Why Do You Need a Savior?

Why Do You Need a Savior?

By Megan As I was walking around Temple Square in Salt Lake City a few days ago, I came across a sign. The sign read, "Hope is born, joy is born, peace is born. A Savior is Born." I couldn't help but feel overwhelmed. Here was this poster, nice and simple, containing little words. Yet, these little words shared so much meaning. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints recently released a video called, "Why We Need A Savior." As part of family home evening, my family and watched it and talked about…Read more …
Keeping Christ in Christmas

Keeping Christ in Christmas

By Kyle/ Photo Credit: Mormon.org/christmas Christmastime is upon us. It’s a time to be with family, give to others and, most important of all, celebrate the birth of our Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ. It’s such a beautiful time of year. Wherever you look, visit, explore, the holiday season brings a feeling like no other.  If you think about it, the world seems to be most united at this time. From just before Thanksgiving to January, all people really seem to want to do is give and spend time with people that make…Read more …