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Practice and persistence: Primary general presidency discusses how to help children gain a testimony of the Book of Mormon

via LDS Church News; by Primary General Presidency and Board— Nephi wrote, “For my soul delighteth in the scriptures, and my heart pondereth them, and writeth them for the learning and profit of my children” (2 Nephi 4:15). What can a child know from reading the Book of Mormon? As a parent or grandparent what […]

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Which of these 9 Book of Mormon leaders do you relate to when defending your beliefs?

  “Defend your beliefs with courtesy and with compassion, but defend them.” –Jeffrey R. Holland. Nephi in 1 NEPHI 3 When you discuss or post about your beliefs, you don’t get many angry or cruel comments from trolls or strangers. You do end up dealing with angry and resentful family members again and again. Your […]

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Comparing ourselves to others like Moroni did

We’ve been generally counseled not to compare ourselves to others. President Uchtdorf reminded us of this with his characteristic good-natured candor: I want to tell you something that I hope you will take in the right way: God is fully aware that you and I are not perfect. Let me add: God is also fully […]

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10 scriptures on texting while driving

Yes, there are scriptures on texting while driving (and not just on texting, but also driving while reading texts or emails, or posting/liking/pinning/tweeting/sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Reddit, Imgur, Instagram, and so forth). We are to “liken all scriptures unto us” (1 Nephi 19:23), and this subject of smartphone induced distracted driving definitely deserves some […]

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The Ungrateful Lepers, as Time Goes By

When Christ healed the ten lepers, only one returned to give thanks. What happened to the other nine, the ungrateful ones? I tried to imagine it… To begin, we must read the Biblical account found in Chapter 17 of the Book of Luke: “And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he […]

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