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Family Night! or Family Fight?

Family Home Evening: A simple solution to the world “Well, first of all I’d like to welcome every fight to family fight tonight” my Dad would say as he sat down after corralling us into the living room on a Monday evening, “I’d like to welcome the fight between Caleb and Jacob, Ben and his Read more about Family Night! or Family Fight?[…]

“The Race”

“The Race” By D.H. (Dee) Groberg is a great poem that I heard for the first time on my mission. It means a lot to me especially because I was a runner in high school. But even if you are not a runner, the mission life, as well as life in general, can be compared Read more about “The Race”[…]

25+ Scriptures for Your Missionary

Every missionary could use some of the added strength that can be found in the scriptures. Read through these and share one with your special Elder or sister. Be Thou an Example: Missionary Examples to Follow Nephi In the Book of Mormon, a righteous son of Lehi and Sariah (1 Ne. 1:1–4; 2:5). Nephi had strong Read more about 25+ Scriptures for Your Missionary[…]

20+ Scriptures for Hard Times

The scriptures are inspired by God and can help us whenever we feel down or depressed. Here are 20+ scripture to help you make it through hard times. The Book of Mormon “And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: I will go and do the things which the Lord hath Read more about 20+ Scriptures for Hard Times[…]

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10 ways to know you are a successful Missionary

A Successful Missionary When I was preparing to serve a mission, I would often hear stories from returned missionaries who would tell me funny stories, uplifting stories, or bizarre experiences they had on their missions.  A mission sounded like such a unique time of life– I came to realize that that is true!  At the Read more about 10 ways to know you are a successful Missionary[…]

Misconceptions about LDS Missions

Have you planned to serve a mission since you were little? Have you heard others talking about serving a mission? Rumors can spread especially when they seem exciting or partly true. Here are a few common misconceptions about missions. Some are from those not familiar with the Church or missions in general while others are simple Read more about Misconceptions about LDS Missions[…]

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Adjusting To Post Mission Life: 4 Misconceptions About Coming Home

4  Misconceptions About Coming Home –And the Doctrine to refute them– Coming home from a Mission is one of the sweetest times of your life if you let it be!  Unfortunately Mormon culture has generated some false ideas about what it is like to come home.  If we let these thoughts and perspectives sink into Read more about Adjusting To Post Mission Life: 4 Misconceptions About Coming Home[…]

LDS Converts Send Off 13th Child To Serve A Mission

This month an LDS couple sent off their 13th child to serve a mission.  Timoteo and Maria Manosig, sent off their son John to serve in the Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission. Timoteo Manosig joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1974, at age 24. Timoteo and Maria were married in 1976 and Read more about LDS Converts Send Off 13th Child To Serve A Mission[…]