FHE: Preparing for the Second Coming

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Our duty as Latter-day Saints is to prepare ourselves, this earth, and its inhabitants for the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. Being prepared and being strong as the gospel teaches ensures happiness…  Keith B. McMullin This week’s family home evening lesson is from A Year of FHE, on preparing for the Second Coming of [Read More…]

Video: Reflections of Christ

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This is a powerful tribute to Jesus Christ in song and inspiring photographs by Mark Mabry. Although I have seen this video many times, I still cannot help but be touched by the Spirit by Christ’s great love for me–and each one of us–when I watch it. Take a few minutes to watch, and it [Read More…]

Bring Them Home

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yourLDSneighborhood News for Monday, 16 January, 2012 Gratitude for the Wayward Child by Linda Garner We may not understand why our children wander when we raised them in the gospel. Many parents feel guilt and shame and wonder where they went wrong.  Those with a wandering child can feel intense pain from  feeling the fabric [Read More…]

Look Up When You Can’t Sing

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Do you wonder what the purpose of your trials is? Even when we don’t understand the “whys” of our suffering, the scriptures tell us that “whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth.” Your trial may be the very thing that enables you to be who you have the potential to become, the person you were always [Read More…]

Healed by the Atonement

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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…]

Jesus Christ is the God of Broken People

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Jesus Christ’s atonement did more than pay for our sins. He also suffered for our weaknesses, our sickness, our despair, and our heartbreaks. His invitation to the Nephites echoes down to us still: “Have ye any that are…afflicted in any manner? Bring them hither and I will heal them, for I have compassion upon you; [Read More…]

There Are No Unsolveable Problems

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Jocelyn Christensen says: While we don’t always love every minute of our jobs at home, we do love our lives and try to make the most of every day.  We get depressed, we get sick, we are met with disappointment.  We experience all the same feelings as any other woman out there working in any [Read More…]

The Miracles of Christmas

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youLDSneighborhood News for Friday, December 23, 2011 Next Year for Sure: A Christmas Miracle by Linda Garner I smoothed the familiar fabric and put it away yet another time.  This was the third Christmas I had given up on making Christmas pajamas.  With seven children, it was difficult to find time for sewing, especially for [Read More…]

The Bible Christmas Story

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Take a moment out of the hustle and bustle of Christmas to ponder the true meaning of this season–the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world. Luke chapter 2 is the sacred account of the birth of the Savior, and it is presented here with links to songs, articles, and videos, so [Read More…]