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Handling Doubt

“Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.”—President Dieter F. Uchtdorf    Doubt by itself is completely healthy. It can be a tool for asking the tough questions about the gospel and strengthening our own personal testimonies. How we deal…

Buckle Up!

A term we’re all familiar with, “Buckle up!” is usually associated with safe transportation, and involves latching a safety belt around the torso to prevent injury. As General Conference approaches, the same advice might apply as we spiritually prepare to…

Courage Over Fear

Recently, there have been big changes in our church. Beginning in January, we will only have two hours of church. The prophet has asked that we refrain from calling ourselves “Mormons” or “LDS”. As youth, we were asked to…

Is Not This Real?

The Book of Mormon contains a promise in Moroni 10:3-5, which is if you receive and ponder its teachings in your heart, then pray sincerely to know whether it is true, the Holy Ghost will testify of its truth…

Personal Revelation is for YOU!

As a seminary teacher, I spend my mornings with teenagers who are on the cusp of the most important decisions of their lives. Seniors in high school who, as we near the end of this school year, are facing…

Book Review: The Hiding Place

I don’t even know where to start. First, I am a little upset that no one in my 31 years of life made me read this book. Maybe some of you in high school have or are going to…

True Love, Important Questions, and: Why Seminary Matters

by Jenny Hutchins Whitcomb Once Upon A Time in 1961 a beautiful Simmons College nursing student named Priscilla fell in love and married a handsome young serviceman in the Navy whose name was Kenneth. Young Kenneth and Priscilla on…