Don’t Give Up! Tips for Reading the Scriptures

Don’t just read to read. Ask yourself, why are you reading the scriptures? Are you doing it because someone told you to or because you just feel like you should? You should read and study to find answers for yourself and for others. It can be so easy not to read, but if we make Read more about Don’t Give Up! Tips for Reading the Scriptures[…]

Becoming Eternal Companions

Before you start thinking that you don’t need to read this since you are going on a mission let me just tell you. If you already do not know, the mission is a great time that you will learn about yourself but you will always have a companion with you. And while at the time Read more about Becoming Eternal Companions[…]

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The Law of Chastity: A positive view

The Law of Chastity: A positive view All to often as a youth I viewed the Law of Chastity as something restricting, hard to obey, and very uncomfortable to talk about.  I would sometimes wonder “Why is it so strict?  I mean, I understand why I shouldn’t be promiscuous, but what are the blessings? What Read more about The Law of Chastity: A positive view[…]

The Power of Prayer

As we know prayer is the way we connect and communicate with our Heavenly Father. He hears our prayers and responds to us. It is not necessarily always what we want but what God knows we need.  The power of prayer is extremely important and I felt that that phrase was true but even more Read more about The Power of Prayer[…]

Should I Serve a Mission? 20+ Scriptures to Consider

There is a lot to consider when deciding to serve a mission. I’ve gone through the process myself and collected the scriptures that helped me the most. Comment below if you have more! Scriptures How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that publisheth salvation, Isa. 52:7. I will both search my sheep Read more about Should I Serve a Mission? 20+ Scriptures to Consider[…]

“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”[…]

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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[…]