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Spirituality and Religion

Spirituality and Religion

What is Spirituality? The scriptures teach us that “pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world” (James 1:17). In other words, pure religion is...
Mormon Thoughts: Our Father Sends Us Trials

Mormon Thoughts: Our Father Sends Us Trials

In my BYU religion class this week, two things helped me to feel closer to Heavenly Father. The first is from Ether 3:14 in the Book of Mormon.  When Christ shows himself to the brother of Jared. Christ says, “Behold, I am Jesus Christ. I am the Father and the Son. In...

Mormon Thoughts: Giving Up Your Will

By Ian Miller Brigham Young University (BYU) is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, often mistakenly called the “Mormon Church.” As part of their undergraduate coursework, BYU students take multiple semesters of spiritually uplifting,...

Dark Clouds of Trials

By. Kelly Smith In Acts 27 we learn of Paul’s dangerous journey when he headed toward Rome. Verse twenty narrates their desperate situation: “And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us, all hope that we should be saved was...

Mormon Thoughts: I Stand All Amazed

By Kelsey Rasband BYU (Brigham Young University) is operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often mistakenly called the “Mormon Church.”  As part of their undergraduate coursework, BYU students take multiple semesters of spiritually uplifting,...
Mother’s Day: Motherhood is Sacred to Mormons

Mother’s Day: Motherhood is Sacred to Mormons

M-O-M. The three letter word with an ever so important meaning. What could it stand for? Perhaps a proper acronym for M.O.M would be Magnificently Outstanding Mother. With Mother’s Day fast approaching it has been a reflective time for me—especially because this will...
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