by Jessica The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often mistakenly called the Mormon Church) holds its members to high standards. There are certain covenants members take upon themsleves, which they strive every day to work on and keep. There are times, though, when an individual does something that can get him or her excommunicated [...]
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Jr. High can be one of the hardest times in a child’s life. I wish that I could say that I wasn’t one of those kids, but that’s not the case. I did not have the mouth–brain filter that I’ve since worked on back then. I said something that was apparently very mean to a [...]
A study showed Mormon teens lived with hope for their futures and their eternal lives. What gives them this hope and what are they hoping for?
Growing up is hard. Being a teenager is often awkward, but in youth and young adulthood we make crucial decisions that determine what adults we will become. Deciding whether to stay morally clean, who and when to date, whether to have a Temple marriage, what college to go to, whether to prepare to be a [...]
Mormons believe that God made a way for everyone to return to him through Jesus Christ, and the way is repentance. It is not a punishment for sin to have to admit wrongs, change our ways, and sometimes confess to a bishop. The steps of repentance put us back on the path to righteousness, and [...]
“You live in a time of great challenges and opportunities. As spirit sons [and daughters] of heavenly parents, you are free to make the right choices. This requires hard work, self-discipline, and an optimistic outlook, which will bring joy and freedom into your life now and in the future.” (Dieter F. Uchtdorf, “See the End [...]