• 9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

    9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

    “Ye must pour out your souls in your closets, and your secret places, and in your wilderness.” 1 This invitation from Amulek is very inspiring. The problem is that little voice that comes in your head that says “well my closet can’t even fit all my stuff, how can I […]

  • "Squints" from The Sandlot glancing at Wendy Peffercorn just before jumping into the deep-end

    8 Ways to Make Someone Like You

    Squints was pretty bold when he faked drowning in the deep-end of the pool in order to get a kiss from his lifeguard crush Wendy Peffercorn. I can’t help but chuckle every time I watch this scene in The Sandlot. People will do the darnedest things to get someone to […]

  • DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

    DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

    Returning home from your mission can be an exhilarating experience, but it can also be a stressful one.  Here are some tips from five RMs on how to make transitioning to post-mission life a positive experience! DOs and DON’Ts for Recently Returned Missionaries Casey, Ireland Dublin Mission Interview Highlights Study the […]

  • 10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

    10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

    Sometimes I sit and think about the great men and women (and lions) I would like to sit down and talk with in heaven. Here is a list of ten with whom this fantasy will never be possible. They are still alive though – inside of me. And each has […]

  • 6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

    6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

    Repentance I think most people don’t repent because they don’t really know what that word means. Well, here are 6 things that repentance does NOT mean. Too many people never experience the happiness that comes from repentance because they think THIS is what it DOES mean. With Inigo Montoya I […]

  • 9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet
  • 8 Ways to Make Someone Like You
  • DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video
  • 10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever
  • 6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

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9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

9 Closets to Pray in when you Don’t have a Closet

“Ye must pour out your souls in your closets, and your secret places, and in your wilderness.” 1 This invitation from Amulek is very inspiring. The problem is that little voice that comes in your head that says “well my closet can’t even fit all my stuff, how can I […]

by × April 12, 2014 × 9 comments
"Squints" from The Sandlot glancing at Wendy Peffercorn just before jumping into the deep-end

8 Ways to Make Someone Like You

Squints was pretty bold when he faked drowning in the deep-end of the pool in order to get a kiss from his lifeguard crush Wendy Peffercorn. I can’t help but chuckle every time I watch this scene in The Sandlot. People will do the darnedest things to get someone to […]

by × February 13, 2014 × 4 comments
DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

DOs and DON’Ts for Recent RMs – Video

Returning home from your mission can be an exhilarating experience, but it can also be a stressful one.  Here are some tips from five RMs on how to make transitioning to post-mission life a positive experience! DOs and DON’Ts for Recently Returned Missionaries Casey, Ireland Dublin Mission Interview Highlights Study the […]

by × February 9, 2014 × 0 comments
10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

10 Fictional Characters Who Will Change Your Life Forever

Sometimes I sit and think about the great men and women (and lions) I would like to sit down and talk with in heaven. Here is a list of ten with whom this fantasy will never be possible. They are still alive though – inside of me. And each has […]

by × February 2, 2014 × 6 comments
6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

6 Things “Repentance” does NOT Mean

Repentance I think most people don’t repent because they don’t really know what that word means. Well, here are 6 things that repentance does NOT mean. Too many people never experience the happiness that comes from repentance because they think THIS is what it DOES mean. With Inigo Montoya I […]

by × January 13, 2014 × 44 comments
7 Enemies to Reaching your Potential

7 Enemies to Reaching your Potential

Happy New Year! Why do great people change the world? Why do some people succeed and others just float along in life. Why are some people rich and most people not? I don’t know. BUT, most people who make an impact in this world have a grasp on their enemies […]

by × January 1, 2014 × 6 comments
Be the Lord’s Agent for Christmas – Our Gift to Him

Be the Lord’s Agent for Christmas – Our Gift to Him

I love Christmastime. The music on the radio is different, more uplifting.  The whole world is draped in dazzling white (have you stopped to appreciate how snow also seems to muffle all the regular ‘noise of the world’?), and it is the one time of the year where I can […]

by × December 22, 2013 × 0 comments
Did I Make a Difference on my Mission?

Did I Make a Difference on my Mission?

Did I Really Make a Difference? It was about a year after my mission and I was stressed in school, working, and I overheard some RM’s talking about how they are still in touch with people they taught in their mission and how they were planning to go to back […]

by × December 8, 2013 × 3 comments
14 Reasons Why Happy People are Happy

14 Reasons Why Happy People are Happy

You may have read our article on 6 things you DON’T need to be happy. Well, here are some reasons why the happiest returned missionaries, (and most people) are the way they are. I’m not saying that you have to have all of these to be happy, but I am […]

by × December 5, 2013 × 0 comments
Beware of Sacred Cows

Beware of Sacred Cows

I over ate at Thanksgiving. Again. (insert groan here) Even in the moment, I knew I shouldn’t. But somehow I found myself awake in bed at 1:51 am, readjusting from stomach pain, with the faint taste of partially digested cranberry and pumpkin rising in my throat. Why Did I do it? Was […]

by × November 29, 2013 × 1 comment