Inspirational Messages 2011

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    195 Dresses
    Have you ever noticed how hard it is to find a modest prom dress? One young woman in Arizona came up with a solution for her community.
    A Book of Mormon Story
    A young bishop in England describes how the Book of Mormon came to life for him and changed his perspective forever.
    A Change of Heart
    A young man in Honduras was drifting toward a life of apathy, selfishness, and trouble until a friend showed him he was born for so much more.
    A True Friend: Tanya and Lada
    While doing what's right is not always popular, Tanya has become president of her school by being a true friend to those around her.
    Book of Mormon Introduction
    Elder Jeffrey R. Holland explains the background and importance of the Book of Mormon. This book is another testament of Jesus Christ and serves as a companion scripture to the Holy Bible.
    Book of Mormon: Messages from Heaven
    President Monson and President Erying encouraged youth to read the Book of Mormon. Youth from Eastern Europe share what they have learned from reading the Book of Mormon and writing down their impressions.
    Chastity: What Are the Limits?
    Latter-day Saint teens are counseled to stay sexually pure, but what exactly are the limits? Using teachings of modern prophets, this presentation shows how we can find happiness and peace through staying chaste.
    Child of God
    Remember—through a beloved children's song—who you really are.
    Dayton's Legs
    A 13-year-old boy in Arizona fulfilled his Duty to God by pushing himself to the limit so that his friend, who has cerebral palsy, could participate with him in a triathlon.
    Expressions of Love
    Couples of all ages share the many ways they have found to express love for each other.
    Families Can Be Together Forever
    Increase your understanding of the Lord’s purpose for families and of the blessings He makes available to them.
    He Will Give You Help
    Faced with great pain and loss, a teen and his friends in Canada turn to God to find answers to their souls’ deepest questions. 
    His Sacred Name—An Easter Declaration
    This Easter, remember the sacred name, life, and sacrifice of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
    Honesty: You Better Believe It!
    It is better to be honest than get a good score on a test.
    I Choose to Be Pure
    Six interfaith youth speak candidly on why they have chosen to be sexually pure.
    Men\'s Hearts Shall Fail Them
    Elder Russell M. Nelson shares a personal story to give encouragement for when we feel "weak in the heart."
    Moments That Matter Most
    We would do well to slow down a little, focus on the significant, lift up our eyes, and truly see the things that matter most.
    My Duty to God
    Out of love, a 13-year-old boy in Arizona pushed himself to the limit so that his friend, who has cerebral palsy, could participate with him in a triathlon.
    Opportunities to Do Good
    One family's trial becomes a shared blessing for many who serve, love, and bear each other's burdens.
    Practice, Celebration, Dedication: Temple Blessings in El Salvador
    Share in the experience of three Latter-day Saint youth whose hopes are being realized with the dedication of El Salvador’s first temple.
    Same Jersey
    It’s Friday night—the big rivalry game between two Arizona high school football teams. The quarterbacks are opponents tonight, and tomorrow one of them will baptize the other into the Church of Jesus Christ.
    Sanctify Yourselves
    When a little league football player is struck by lightning, his 18-year-old assistant coach must be prepared to use his newly conferred Melchizedek Priesthood.
    The Blessings of Scripture
    As part of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, consider our blessings and responsibilities in having God's word so readily available.
    The Civility Experiment
    Learn how civility and kindness go much deeper than appearances and quick judgments. Read President Thomas S. Monson’s full address, “Charity Never Faileth.”
    The Laie Hawaii Temple Youth Cultural Celebration
    When the Laie Hawaii Temple reopened after two years of renovations, youth from several islands gathered to celebrate and show their gratitude.
    The Lost Purse
    When a young woman’s purse is left behind after a dance, adult leaders search through it to find the owner’s identity, which is revealed to them in an unexpected way.
    The Miracle of Personal Progress
    By working on their Personal Progress, two young women from Ukraine saw their families’ lives change in ways they had not thought possible.
    The Song of the Heart
    Marissa, a young woman from Hawaii, loves music not only because singing and dancing are her passion but also because music has led her closer to Heavenly Father.
    The Sting of the Scorpion
    A young boy’s encounter with a scorpion in the Arabian desert can teach us a lot about what we must do to avoid and overcome the venomous sting of sin.
    Things as they really are
    Elder David A. Bednar warns of the harmful effects digital technologies can have on our souls and invites us to ask ourselves two questions to see if we are using these technologies properly.
    Unselfish Service
    The Savior has taught us to follow His example and serve others.
    Watch Your Step
    See how a moment’s decision can have far-reaching consequences—for good or bad.
    Wise Men Still Seek Him
    Three modern-day wise men show us that the greatest gift we can give Jesus Christ is the will of our hearts.
    You Will Be Freed
    Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, all can be transformed, cleansed, and freed from addiction.