In my financial management class we are treated with a spiritual thought every day. Today our professor told us of some of the emails that he has received from former students. They are people that have served missions, married in the temple, and been in the church for years. All of them, however, no longer believe in the church. They have lost their testimonies and can’t bring themselves to tell their families. They know that their parents and spouses will be crushed, but they have the need to talk to someone about it, so they email a former professor that they trust. Continue reading
Our Father in Heaven understood that for us to make desired progress during our mortal probation, we would need to face difficult challenges. Some of these would be almost overpowering. He provided tools to help us be successful in our mortal probation. One set of those tools is the scriptures. … Scriptures can communicate different meanings at different times in our life, according to our needs. A scripture that we may have read many times can take on nuances of meaning that are refreshing and insightful when we face a new challenge in life.
Elder Richard G. Scott, The Power of Scripture, October 2011 General Conference
Scriptures are one of the most effective and personal tools that Heavenly Father has given us to overcome the trials and hardships that we need to experience in this life. Continue reading