Messages from Leaders


  • Harrison V., age 11, shares how he once found comfort and answers in the scriptures after he had a nightmare. 
  • “Quiet Is OK” (August 2020 Friend)
    Evie is concerned at volleyball camp because she isn’t loud like the other girls, but she learns that being quiet is OK too.
  • “Packing for Grandma’s House” (February 2020 Friend)
    A young girl can’t fit everything she wants in her bag when she goes to grandma’s, so she picks something that will bring her comfort: a picture of Jesus.
  • “Reverence Is Love” (December 2018 Liahona and Friend)
    Luaipou W., age 10, from Victoria, Australia shares how she felt Heavenly Father’s love when she was nervous about speaking at a school assembly.
  • “Allie’s New Class” (July 2018 Friend)
    Allie is nervous when she gets moved to a new kindergarten class, but she prays for help and has a great day.
  • “The Bear Cave” (September 2017 Friend)
    Ben prays after he gets scared in his new bedroom in the basement. The Holy Ghost prompts his mom to come check on him.
  • “The Aquanaut Badge” (January 2017 Friend)
    Corwin shares how faith, prayer, and practice helped him when he was afraid to get a swimming activity badge.
  • “Backstage Prayers” (September 2018 Liahona and Friend)
    Emily shares how she prays backstage when she gets nervous before dance performances.
  • “A Baptismal Blessing” (June 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    Trevor is afraid of going underwater as he prepares to be baptized.
  • “Brave Enough?” (October 2016 Friend)
    Christine is afraid at night, but she learns that being brave sometimes means asking for help.
  • “Dealing with Fears” (March 2017 Friend)
    Some tips for helping young children deal with fears.
  • “Ella’s Worries” (May 2017 Friend)
    Ella is worried about a lot of things and feels like Heavenly Father is not answering her prayers, but then she talks to her dad who gets her the help she needs.
  • “Fear in the Night” (May 2000 Friend)
    Garrett is afraid after hearing all the bad things on the news. He asks his dad for a blessing to help him feel better.
  • “Finding the Way Back” (October 2011 Friend)
    Timmy is scared after he gets left on the playground alone at school.
  • “Jesus at My Bedside” (December 2014 Friend)
    A boy finds comfort and peace from the Savior after being afraid in bed.
  • “Jesus Calms the Tempest” (September 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    A retelling for young children about Jesus calming a terrible storm. Includes a coloring page.
  • “Juliana Gives a Talk” (February 2015 Friend)
    Juliana is scared to give a talk in Primary, but she prays for Heavenly Father to help her.
  • “Just a Prayer Away” (October 2019 Liahona and Friend)
    Prodi can’t fall back to sleep after having a bad dream, so he says a prayer for comfort.
  • “The Lemonade Stand That Changed Everything”(August 2018 Friend)
    A girl is scared after learning about a terrorist attack  but serving helps her to feel better.
  • “The Light of the World” (December 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Erin is scared after a classmate dies in a car accident, but a Nativity program reminds her that we can all live again because of Jesus Christ.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (November 2012 Friend)
    Matt, Mandy, and their mom are scared when their car gets caught in heavy fog.
  • “Monsters in the Closet” (October 2013 Friend)
    Abby prays to not be afraid of her family’s coat closet, which she thinks is full of monsters.
  • “Moresby the Brave” (September 2017 Friend)
    A little boy is nervous about his first day of school, but he is brave and makes a new friend.
  • “Night Fright” (May 2012 Friend)
    A boy prays to feel peace when he wakes up in the night and is afraid of noises outside his window.
  • “The Opposite of Fear” (January 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    Tricia prays after she is afraid in the night.
  • “A Plan for Our Family” (January 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy is worried when his sister is born premature, but he learns to appreciate the power of priesthood and the plan of salvation.
  • “A Prayer in the Attic” (February 2015 Friend)
    Renate is afraid soldiers will find her family, but they are miraculously undiscovered.
  • “The Primary Talk” (November 2019 Friend)
    Dennis is scared to give a talk in Primary because he stutters. His father gives him a blessing that he’ll be able to say what he needs to say.
  • “Queen Esther Saves Jehovah’s People” (August 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    The story of Queen Esther saving the Jewish people from destruction.
  • “Shadows on the Wall” (June 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    A girl finds comfort in Christ when she is scared during the night.
  • “The Spirit of Eliza” (May 2018 Friend)
    Eliza loved family history. But could she talk about it in front of everyone at church?
  • “Tornado!” (September 2014 Friend)
    Owen comes up with an idea to help his family feel less scared while tornados are near their house.
  • “Ty’s Courage” (February 2014 Friend)
    A boy is afraid when he has to have surgery but finds courage through prayer and the Holy Ghost.
  • What’s on Your Mind Question: “I feel scared when I hear about bad or scary things happening. What can I do to feel better?” (August 2018 Friend)
  • “Who Will Come to My Party?” (March 2019 Friend)
    Enzo is worried about who will come to his birthday party after his family moves to another place.
  • “Worried or Afraid? Here’s Help!” (May 2017 Friend)
    Some tips for overcoming fears and worries from your friends at the Friend!


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