Latest Posts on The Returned Missionary

6 Things You DON’T Need to be Happy

6 Things You DON’T Need to be Happy

Here are a 6 things that a lot of returned missionaries (and most people) think they need to be happy, but you really don’t. Feel free to disagree and suggest others in the comments. And if you haven’t read it yet, don’t miss the newest post on 14 Reasons Why […]

by × November 7, 2013 × 38 comments
Mom kissing her returned missionary son. photo credit darlingdarleys.blogspot.com

For the Parents of Returned Missionaries

This post is for the parents of returned missionaries. Other leaders in the local units are free to use this to suggest it to parents. Feel free to give feedback and provide more suggestions as you will. This information was recorded at a fireside for parents of returned missionaries that […]

by × October 28, 2013 × 2 comments
The First Presidency at Conference in 2010

7 Things to Look for in General Conference

Each six months we have the opportunity to listen to prophets and apostles and other Church leaders at general conference. This weekend we will hear from them again. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave a powerful talk about the words of the living prophets and apostles in general conference a few years ago: […]

by × October 2, 2013 × 4 comments
Mormon Temples Quotes – LDS Temple Quotes

Mormon Temples Quotes – LDS Temple Quotes

  “I know your lives are busy. I know that you have much to do. But I make you a promise that if you will go to the house of the Lord, you will be blessed; life will be better for you.” – Gordon B. Hinckley This is true.   […]

by × June 25, 2013 × 1 comment
Heaven is a Library – Check out More Books

Heaven is a Library – Check out More Books

I am a huge fan of libraries. Yep, that old place where tons of paper books are stored and lent out to those who are seeking knowledge. In this digital age, some people have said that libraries with paper books are going the way of the buffalo. I sure hope […]

by × June 24, 2013 × 0 comments
Follow the Prophets…on Google+ and Facebook and Twitter!

Follow the Prophets…on Google+ and Facebook and Twitter!

The first presidency and the quorum of the twelve apostles are now on Facebook. These are set up as business pages and you can go and like them just like you would like the mormon.org facebook page (which has 1.8 million likes now). The likes on pages like these are […]

by × June 14, 2013 × 5 comments
101+ Easy Ways To Do Online Missionary Work

101+ Easy Ways To Do Online Missionary Work

There are so many ways to do online missionary work no matter how much time you have. This is a LONG post that isn’t intended to be a post so much as it is intended to be a resource to give people ideas of HOW to do online missionary work. […]

by × March 15, 2013 × 12 comments
The Other Side of Heaven - Copyright Excel Entertainment.

The Right Way to Wait for a Missionary

It’s Valentine’s Day. With the amount of missionaries being called into the field, there will likely be a lot of hopeful young men and women waiting and writing their faithful missionary friends. Are you one? Here are a few tips to help you. Waiting for a Missionary Have you created […]

by × February 14, 2013 × 84 comments
Learned Optimism: 3 Habits to Happiness

Learned Optimism: 3 Habits to Happiness

Have you ever wondered how the prophets get any sleep at all?  Or are able to function day to day when they are burdened—almost—with the weight of the world on their shoulders? How they can know that they are God’s representative on Earth and yet have that Earth filled with […]

by × January 20, 2013 × 4 comments
Wisdom From Gandalf

Wisdom From Gandalf

This is a powerful quote from the new movie by Peter Jackson – The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. We shared this on our social media channels and wanted to make it available here as well. Please share if you agree with this.   This was said by a fictional character, […]

by × January 15, 2013 × 4 comments