Irony in the Paths We Take

Irony in the Paths We Take

Father and Mother Smith experienced personal setbacks, forcing them to move their family numerous times before finally giving up on New England and making the courageous decision to move farther west, to New York State. President M. Russell Ballard, “Shall We Not Go...
Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

Do We Allow the Savior to Succor Us?

In this week’s Don’t Miss This study, David Butler and Emily Freeman discuss the meaning of the term “succor.” They explain that the Hebrew is “surround or protect” Greek is “to aid and to help” and Latin is “to...
When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

When Your Son Teaches You about Faith

I tearfully told John that I didn’t think we were going to find tickets but that we’d prepare to make the trip. With a manner of fact tone, he said, “Mom, it will workout. You had a prompting so it WILL work out.”    

When the Spirit Prompts You to Do Something Awkward

When the Spirit Prompts You to Do Something Awkward

In his April 2010 General Conference address, Dieter F. Uchtdorf stated, “Our hands can comfort. With this in mind, let our hearts and hands be stretched out in compassion toward others, for everyone is walking his or her own difficult path. As disciples of Jesus...
Were the Fish Biting? My “Come, Follow Me” Moment

Were the Fish Biting? My “Come, Follow Me” Moment

A few Sundays ago, a youth speaker posed a question that kept me thinking the rest of the afternoon. “When the apostles threw down their nets to follow the Savior, were the fish biting?” The answer to that question gives meaning to the story. Were they having a bad...