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The Plan of Salvation: Day 2: Confronting Death

I remember washing the dishes on that sunny afternoon, my mind wandering, thinking ahead to all that needed to be accomplished. A clear thought came into my mind: “Call your grandparents.” I was surprised and caught off guard by what I considered to be a misplaced thought. I told myself I’d get around to calling…

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The Plan of Salvation : Day 1 : February’s Study Guide

This month’s focus topic: The Plan of Salvation Just as the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ is at the center of the plan of salvation, we followers of Christ must make our own sacrifices to prepare for the destiny that plan provides for us. -Dallin H. Oaks I’m excited to try something a little different this month….

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Valiant In Our Testimonies: Day 12: It’s The Little Things

I’m a busy momma of two toddlers 19 months apart. On top of attending to their needs all day, I also keep my home clean(ish), plan out meals and go grocery shopping, do all the random domestic deeds that fall to the stay-at-home-mom, try to keep my marriage a top priority, serve in the Young…

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Remembering Spiritual Experiences

I had the privilege of giving this talk in church yesterday and felt inspired to share it here as well. I hope its message will find the hearts and minds that are looking for it. — This morning I want to focus on remembering spiritual experiences and in order to do so I want to…

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Valiant in our Testimonies: Day 7: Faith Not Fear

“We can be blessed to conquer our fears and strengthen our faith as we follow the Lord’s instruction.” – David A. Bednar We live in a world that is constantly in commotion.  Divisiveness explodes off of our news feeds and computer screens until we find ourselves wanting to curl up into the fetal position and…

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Valiant in our testimonies: Day 6: The light

Valiant in our Testimony of the Savior- Elder Christoffel Golden I have a testimony of the light—the sprit—and of having daily spiritual experiences that help to strengthen the light in my life. They happen all the time, from being prompted to look up and smile at the person walking into the room, to helping a stranger…

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Valiant In Our Testimonies: Day 5: Because a God Told Me So

Recently, I have seen people falter in their faith.  Doubt, coupled with the internet seems to be a consistent factor.  This has troubled me, and I have been considering how my own testimony can be unshakeable? If It Were Possible They Shall Deceive the Very Elect (i) It’s important to know that this is foretold….

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Valiant in our Testimonies: Day 4

Valiant in our Testimony of the Savior- Elder Christoffel Golden “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. “Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. “For my yoke is…

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Valiant in our testimonies: Day 3

Up until a few years ago, I had always considered myself to be a faithful person. In fact, I truly believe that faith is one of the gifts God allowed me to have for whatever reason. But as a result, I never felt the need to ask questions. If the prophet asked, I followed. For…

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Valiant in our Testimonies: Day 2

Valiant in our Testimony of the Savior- Elder Christoffel Golden “Satan wants us to fail to reach that mountaintop that will allow us to develop a testimony so powerful that he will be unable to influence us.  His work is to thwart our efforts, but the Lord has counseled us, “Fear not, little flock; do…

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Valiant in our testimonies: Day 1

Valiant in our testimony – Elder Christoffel Golden Testimony is the beginning of and a prerequisite to continuing conversion. Testimony is a point of departure; it is not an ultimate destination. Strong testimony is the foundation upon which conversion is established. -David A. Bednar, Oct. 2012 general conference   What is the foundation of your…

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