Preparing for Eternal Life

“Remember, eternity is now, not a vague, distant future. We prepare each day, right now, for eternal life. If we are not preparing for eternal life, we are preparing for something else, perhaps something far less.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard, from a talk entitled “Spiritual Development“

Valuable Merchandise

I was recently told about an article titled “Lost and Found” by Jill Carattini. She told this story: A nurse named Melanie was on her way to work when something in the trash bin caught her eye. She was immediately taken with the possibilities in the discarded treasure. It was a cello, slightly cracked in … Read more


‎”Neither professions nor possessions should define identity or self-worth. The Savior, for example, was a humble carpenter, but that hardly defined His life.” – Elder Lynn G. Robbins of the Seventy, in a talk entitled “What Manner of Men and Women Ought Ye to Be?“

In a Time of Turmoil

‎”We live in a time of turmoil. Earthquakes and tsunamis wreak devastation, governments collapse, economic stresses are severe, the family is under attack, and divorce rates are rising. We have great cause for concern. But we do not need to let our fears displace our faith. We can combat those fears by strengthening our faith.” … Read more