How to Get and Keep the Spirit

D. Kelly Ogden from his book “8 Mighty Changes God Wants for You Before You Get to Heaven,” under the above chapter title shared: Gary, one of my high school friends, grew up to be a police officer. He was tall and funny. One day Gary said to me, very...

* Journal and Desires to Improve

Continuing with a post from Larry W. Tippetts’ book ‘Receiving Personal Revelation’: Recently I read the biography of President Henry B. Eyring, ‘I Will Lead You Along.’ The book includes hundreds of excerpts from his personal journals. I...

Grounded, Rooted, Established, and Settled

  Elder Neal A. Maxwell of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in addressing Brigham Young University students and faculty in September 1981 said. . . . Whatever our vocation, we should be sweetened, not hardened. Keeping our sense of proportion whatever we do,...

* Keeping up. . . .and Catching up

From his book ‘Thoughts for one hundred days’ Richard Evans wrote: “We recall the often quoted comment of Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen:  “Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place.”12 One of...

Personal inspiration written becomes personal scripture.

Larry Tippets wrote: Tom Mould, an anthropologist not of our faith, spent several years researching and associating with members (of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) in a North Carolina stake to better understand how Latter-day Saints narrated personal...

* Ask For His Help

Sister Wendy Watson Nelson wrote: The Savior entreats us to come unto him. He wants us to come close to him. He wants us to have increasingly repeated interactions with him and to really get to know him. . . . As we increase our interactions with the Savior—as...

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