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Just for New Converts-- 3 stories from Apostles of when the Lord corrected them

Just for New Converts: 3 stories from Apostles of when the Lord corrected them

The Lord corrects us when needed. As a new convert, if you haven’t learned this already in your life, you will as you strive to grow and learn under the tutelage of the Lord. Sometimes this correction comes when you already have an inkling that you’ve made a misstep. Other times you might think you’re […]

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Focusing on Jesus Christ instead of ‘the problem’

  President Howard W. Hunter shared a profound truth that focusing on having a better relationship with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ can work better than focusing on a specific issue such as Church inactivity— While I was serving as a stake president in the Los Angeles area, my counselors and I asked our bishops […]

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43 general conference quotes that perfectly exemplify showing gratitude for the service of Church members

Let us follow the example of our dear apostles who stand in general conference and say “thank you” to Church members for leading, for teaching, and for being helpers in building up the Kingdom of God. Share one of these quotes today with someone you are thankful for in your ward or stake! We certainly spend […]

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9 thoughts on recreation, leisure, and fun from general conference

Recreation and fun are part of our religion. “In all of living have much of fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.”—Gordon B. Hinckley “Wholesome recreation is part of our religion, and a change of pace is necessary, and even its anticipation can lift the spirit.”—Ezra Taft Benson “Happiness in family […]

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22 Powerful General Conference Quotes for When No One Likes You

Almost everyone has times when they feel like people just don’t like them. It can feel like it’s a few people, but it can also feel like no one likes us. Sometimes we feel rejected out in the world because of our beliefs. Sometimes it happens at Church, where we should feel safe. Sometimes we […]

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5 General Conference quotes about Satan

The existence of Satan and the reality of evil are not the most uplifting subjects. It’s so unappealing and harsh that it’s tempting to think they aren’t real. A poll from 2007 indicated that while 86% of Americans believed in God, only 70% believed in the devil (gallup.com). It’s part of the Church of Jesus […]

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General Conference Quotes on Traditions, Cultural Practices, and the Gospel Culture

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a missionary church. 296,800 new converts joined the Church worldwide in 2014. Many traditions and cultural practices are in keeping with gospel doctrine, but every convert, no matter which state or country they call home, gives up some traditions and makes cultural changes when they join […]

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Elder Holland: ‘Forgive and Forget’

Here’s a fabulous excerpt from a wonderful talk, ‘The Best Is Yet to Be’ by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. I truly believe that people (including myself) can and do change for the better! Let’s start the New Year off right by remembering to forgive and forget past mistakes and sins.  Forgive and Forget There is […]

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