Patience

Patience

As a teenager, it can sometimes be difficult to have patience. In fact, patience is definitely not one of my strong characteristics. This is very tough because being patient can lead to some great rewards in the long run. I love the story told by Dieter F. Uchtdorf in his general conference talk titled “Continue in Patience.” He talks about an experiment by a professor at Stanford University which occurred in the 1960s.  Children at the age of 4 years old were given a giant marshmallow.  They were told that they could eat…Read more …
Patience In a World That Does Not Like To Wait

Patience In a World That Does Not Like To Wait

By Kaity Heavenly Father has a purpose in making His children wait. Every one of us is currently waiting for something in our life. And most times, we wait for things which at the time may appear so right and so good for us that we can’t possibly imagine why Heavenly Father would delay an answer. God’s promises are not always fulfilled as quickly as or in the way we might hope; they come according to His timing and in His ways. With patience we must trust in the Lord’s promises and in…Read more …
The Virtue of Patience

The Virtue of Patience

by Lincoln Unfortunately not everything here on earth goes according to our plan or to our timing. Sometimes when we develop a desire for something and things don’t go exactly our way it can be frustrating. Waiting for things may not always be the easiest thing. However, it is essential for us to have patience. It’s much easier said than done, but it’s so important for us tor remember that we have a place in God’s plan. Many times in life things happen that we simply don’t deserve. From small things like getting…Read more …
Facing Challenges: What I Learned from Elizabeth Smart

Facing Challenges: What I Learned from Elizabeth Smart

by Clancey Kidnapped. Tortured. Raped. Controlled. Starved. Chained. Forced… and challenged to a whole lot of other despicable events that her captors had in store for her. Yet, Elizabeth Smart did not blame God. In her book, My Story, Elizabeth Smart recounts her experience with evil. She was taken from her home when she was just fourteen. She was forced to drink alcohol, raped every day, and was controlled by fear for the nine months that she was captured by Brian David Mitchell who forced her to do anything he wanted her to,…Read more …