We Care About the Sensitive Topics, Too


Life is full of hardship. That’s the way it was designed, so we could grow and learn. But you can take comfort knowing that there are others in the LDS faith who have gone through some of the same kinds of struggles as you or those you love have. We’re all children of a loving Heavenly [Read More...]

Healed by the Atonement


yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 9 January, 2012 Choosing Christ for Recovery by Roger Stark An addict’s mantra is, “I want what I want when I want it,” and his or her emotion-based decision-making process is driven by it. Once an addict finds himself or herself in full-blown addiction, they get lost in themselves and their [Read More...]

Looking Up


yourLDSneighborhood.com news for 14 November, 2011 Finding A Safe Harbor from Addiction by Roger Stark Addicts cannot live their lives standing at the precipice of acting out, where compulsion has its greatest power and strength, and expect sobriety to survive. If they put themselves in dangerous places, addicts will be pulled again into the abyss. [Read More...]

Of Apples, Lemons, Dandelions, and Wishes

Eating a lemon

From the website Depressed (but not unhappy) Mormon Mommy, Laura shares her insights on how changing the way you look at something can make all of the difference. Lemons, and depression, on their own are not inherently wonderful–but they certainly offer a lot of possibilities when you combine them with other good things.   (more)… [Read More...]

When It’s Not a Fairy Tale Ending


yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 7 November, 2011 Suffer None of These Things to Enter Your Heart by Anonymous Every day, after I’ve spent hours of caring for my children, helping with homework, reading, bathing, cooking, and feeling totally exhausted, my husband pitches in to help me put the kids to bed and clean up the [Read More...]

The Custodian of My Emotional Suitcase

overpacked suitcase

From Lisa Rumsey Harris, who teaches honors writing part-time at BYU, comes this personal essay about the redeeming power of her husband’s love. My husband formally asked my father for permission to marry me while they were sitting in the cab of 1979 Brown Ford Explorer. Basically, in that truck, my father took out all of [Read More...]

For Your Own Good

Welcome to the Neighborhood News We’d like to share this note from the Mormon Messages page: The Book of Mormon: What the Broadway Musical Misses You may have heard about the Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon.

Finding Strength

Welcome to the Neighborhood News Have you ever had a dream that felt very real? Granted that in the dreaming state, they all do. But there are times when dreams take a different aspect and you can almost taste and feel what you see.