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Little Stones That Shine

Living the gospel is hard. In D&C 64:33 the Lord comforts us, asking us to "be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth that which is great." But I have to admit, there are days when I do feel...

Review: “A Sacred Christmas” by Garth Smith

I recently had the opportunity to listen to an amazing new Christmas album entitled A Sacred Christmas by Garth Smith. The album starts out with a likely unheard version of For Unto Us a Child is Born that adds a very dramatic modern piano feel. Also throughout these...

The New Pioneer Movement

“This Church moves forward into some unknown and difficult territories. We all must grapple with our faith as we do so, but I am certain that future Saints, especially our own children and grandchildren, will be blessed for it. Today as we are called to expand into the new frontier, we are learning to thrive in places that the world pronounces uninhabitable.”

LDS Candidate’s Perfect Response to “Golden Mormon Boy” Criticism

“There comes a time in each of our lives, what I like to call the moment of “selfhood”, where we need to understand for our self’s who we are and what we believe. I have had this moment. I’m not simply a Mormon conservative – I’m Patrick John Risk, who happens to be Mormon and a conservative! I don’t follow blindly; I strike my own path having truly seen and come to believe what I try and live each day. The sooner we each stop trying to label everything and everyone in our life’s, recognizing the uniqueness of each situation and person, the sooner we’ll come to discover what it really means to live in harmony with others.”

The Decision President Kimball Made on the 4th of July

“I remember as a boy going to the Fourth of July celebration on the streets of my little town and seeing some of the men as they took part in the horse racing as participator or as gambler, betting on the horses, and I noted that many of them had cigarettes in their lips and bottles in their pockets and some were ugly drunk and with their bleary eyes and coarse talk and cursing…”

10 Ways that Fathers Make a Difference

10 Ways that Fathers Make a Difference | Happy Fathers Day!

Create Something | ABLE Daily Challenge

“Creation brings deep satisfaction and fulfillment. We develop ourselves and others when we take unorganized matter into our hands and mold it into something of beauty…”

When Your Companion Doesn’t Believe in Miracles

Dear Future Elder/Sister, "That might work in South America, but not here." "Yeah...that doesn't work around here." "Someday your MTC glow will wear off." These are three phrases or responses that you will most likely hear on your mission when you present an idea that...

A New Challenge Every Day! + Day 1

I would like to introduce you to our new channel, named "able Challenge of the Day." This is actually where the idea of ABLE started. I wanted to be able to post a simple challenge every day on Social Media that most people could relate to and could accomplish. I...

A Better Life Every Day

“Do not expect to become perfect at once. If you do, you will be disappointed. Be better today than you were yesterday, and be better tomorrow than you are today.”

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