Category: becoming

I Will Lead You Along: The Life of Henry B. Eyring A Book Review

We know President Eyring from his sermons: tender Spirit-filled sermons. ...

Into the Wilderness

I've been on a bit of a sabbatical for the past ...

Poverty and Prosperity

Recently, we studied Section 124 of the Doctrine and Covenants, where ...

Review of Face to Face by S. Michael Wilcox

Arms folded, head bowed, eyes closed, and of course, kneeling. This ...

Agreeing With God

When studying the life of Christ I have pondered if His ...

A Word of Wisdom: Now, With Even More Promise!

Often, we consider the benefits of following the Word of Wisdom ...

Change

Slowly drifting far away within the wood of bonded clay breaking bands with ...

Out of the Corner

Today's guest post is from a regular contributor, Michelle. She manages ...

Circling

The days, they roll together like waves of green blowing across ...

Why I Write

On a recent vacation to North County San Diego, my family ...

Leaning Into the Wind

Two years ago at 5:00 pm on Easter Sunday nature gave ...

Spheres of Peacemaking

Following up on my post last Sunday, it struck me as ...

Be Still: And There Was a Great Calm

In trying to understand more deeply what it means to be ...

Hiking and Life

This was written on September 4, 2012 and originally posted at ...

They Shall Be Called the Children of God

Those who are peacemakers are promised that they will be called ...

Blessed are the Peacemakers

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children ...

Seeing God Among and Within Us

The Book of Mormon includes the following statement from Alma, the ...

Becoming Mother

This guest essay by Mary C. Stelter was submitted for our series on ...

Purity of Heart

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

How Will Governs the Cosmos

I like to understand how things work. I do this by ...

The Difference Between Mercy and Meekness and Kindness

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Forbearance to Inflict Harm: Practical Mercy

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Hold Your Peace

This is the seventh of a 7-part series, A Compound in One. In March of ...

Sex as a Sacrament

This is the fourth in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  The gospel of ...

Agency: Guns, Gays and Abortion

With all the tumult about same sex marriage, gun rights, and ...

Brad Wilcox, Continuous

In a delightful pair of books, popular LDS author and speaker ...

Mercy: “Judge Not, that Ye Be Not Judged”

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Be Ye Therefore Perfect

Matthew 5:48 quotes Jesus Christ as saying, "Be ye therefore perfect, ...

Is College Education for Naught When You Just Stay Home?

A while ago I was talking to a BYU student in ...

A House of Learning

... Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom; ...

Becoming More Merciful

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

That for Which I Hunger and Thirst – and the Place of Blogging in My Pursuit

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Why We Sometimes Shouldn’t Write

I have a long history of offending people with my writing. ...

Healing

This last essay in our Peculiar Minds series is by Michelle. A ...

The Well of Depression

This essay is a part of our Peculiar Minds series. The darkness ...

How To Help Someone Who Is Depressed: An LDS Perspective

This guest essay in our Peculiar Minds series is by Sarah ...

The Diagnosis

This guest essay in our Peculiar Minds series, is anonymous. I'm sitting ...

Why the Basics Are Not Always So “Basic”

Language is a fluid concept. An english dictionary from two hundred ...

What Will I Regret?

When I heard President Uchtdorf's talk in October, I liked it. ...

Managing Hunger and Thirst

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

What Shall I Give in Exchange For My Soul?

I am drawn to simple, yet profound statements: one sentence sermons ...

Gospel Protection in a Poisonous Culture

I came to conference this time hoping for real answers to ...

Can I Do Good with a Bad Attitude?

I have a testimony of the gospel and of my Savior, ...

Hungering and Thirsting after Righteousness

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

The Road IS Long

Last month the Lord promised me help when I needed it, ...

Spiritual ADD

Too often I find myself going through the following cycle: I discover ...

Reflections on Meekness: Being Gentler With the Ones We Love

[On Sundays this year we are publishing a series from Ray ...

Blessed are the Meek: Defining Meekness as a Personal Quest

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

The Paradox of Spiritual Debt

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

Growing Sin

I don’t like the word repent. Short and chopped at the ...

Thoughts on Spiritual Poverty

[Over the next few Sundays we are publishing a series from ...

A Stream of Testimony

As the old year ends and the new begins, the editors ...

The Gift of Oneness

This is the eleventh in a series by our writers and ...

The Gift of a Thankful Heart

This is the tenth in a series by our writers and ...

Foundational Thoughts about Spiritual Gifts

This is the ninth in a series by our writers and ...

The Gift of Weeping

This is the sixth in a series by our writers and ...

Jared, His Brother, and Spiritual Gifts

This is the first in a series by our writers and ...

Praying for Charity

Please welcome Maria Farb, who is guest posting with us. “...pray unto ...