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Month: June 2016

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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When Apostles speak of Vietnam

A few quotes from apostles with memes to celebrate and commemorate the historic day that the Church was granted full recognition in Vietnam. (May 31, 2016) “On behalf of the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members here in Vietnam and across the world, we express gratitude and appreciation […]

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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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