Category Archives: Prophetic Counsel

Beauty Tips for the Soul: #3

Image courtesy Jerine Beauty Tip #3:   Realize Your Divine Potential Quotes by Dieter Uchtdorf “…We spend so much time and energy comparing ourselves to others—usually comparing our weaknesses to their strengths. This drives us to create expectations for ourselves that are impossible to meet. As a result, we never celebrate our good efforts because…

Beauty Tips for the Soul

image courtesy, Jerine Beauty Tip #2:  Be tolerant. My therapist once quoted Scott Fitzgerald to me when he said, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time.” This amazing revelation has held sway with me on many occasions since that time, particularly when…

5 Reasons Why I Believe

By Alison Satterwhite Although most people ask the question, “What do Mormon’s believe?”, often what they really want to know is “Why?” Aside from receiving a personal confirmation of the doctrine, I realized that these questions work together harmoniously to solidify the answers in my heart.  In other words, the reason ‘why’ I believe is…

Premortal Life

Amazing testimony from Renowned Scientist on the Premortal Existence, http://www.lds.org “Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.” ~The Lord, speaking to Jeremiah “Now the Lord had shown unto me, Abraham, the  intelligences that were organized…

The Most Important Work You Will Ever Do

“No success can compensate for failure in the home.” ~David O. McKay, a prophet “The most important work you will ever do is within the walls of your own home.” ~Harold B. Lee, a prophet video courtesy http://www.lds.org via youtube “These recognitions from government, state, and city leaders…are most gratifying. They know what creates nations…

Obituary: The Death and Rebirth of America?

I received the following quote in an email today and felt compelled to post it.  It was entitled “Obituary”.  The theory is eerily reminiscent of the pride cycle in the Book of Mormon thus I’ve included a talk by an apostle on the same subject.  I would love to hear your enlightening thoughts. “A democracy…

Adversity Can Make You Strong

By Alison Satterwhite “Adversity can make you strong.”  I read those words in an ad campaign as a young woman and they have stuck with me ever since.  At times, it is hard to accept our lot and trials in life.   Seeing the forest through the trees can take a seasoned veteran, and in…

Why a Restoration of the Gospel was Necessary

Apostasy & Restoration By Dallin H. Oaks, a living apostle The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has many beliefs in common with other Christian churches. But we have differences, and those differences explain why we send missionaries to other Christians, why we build temples in addition to churches, and why our beliefs bring us such…

To Create is Divine

Watch and be inspired! courtesy, mormon messages via youtube.com “The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul. No matter our talents, education, backgrounds, or abilities, we each have an inherent wish to create something that did not exist before.  Everyone can create. You don’t need money, position, or influence…

Love is NOT an Attribute

courtesy, LightsCameraScream “Love is not an attribute, it is a commandment.” Robert Orton, an apostle “Another word for love is charity.  Thus, when Paul tells us what charity is in the thirteenth chapter of First Corinthians, he is really explaining what love is. A loving person suffers long and is kind. His love is of long duration; he envies not.…

What Matters Most

courtesy “mormon messages” via youtube.com “…it is good advice to slow down a little, steady the course, and focus on the essentials when experiencing adverse conditions.” ~Dieter Uchtdorf, an apostle “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci “It is said that any virtue when taken to an extreme can become a vice. Overscheduling our…

Modesty Empowers Women

By Alison Satterwhite “Modesty in dress is one of the identifying characteristics of true saints.  It is an aid in preserving chastity and an outward sign that the modest person is imbued with humility, decency, and propriety.  Immodesty in dress is worldly, excites passions and lusts, places undue emphasis on sex and lewdness, and frequently…

Nourishing Faith

“Faith is like a little seed; if planted it will grow.” ~from the children’s hymn, “Faith” “Belief, in one of its accepted senses, may consist in a merely intellectual assent, while faith implies such confidence and conviction as will impel to action.” ~James Talmage “Arouse your faculties, even to an experiment upon my words, and…

The Family: A Proclamation to the World

We, the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children. All human beings—male and…