What’s on Your Mind?

    “What’s on Your Mind?” Friend, February 2019

    What’s on Your Mind?

    I don’t like some of the things going on around me, but I don’t know how to change them. What can I do? —Helpless in Honolulu

    a boy writing in a notebook

    Illustrations by Matt Sweeney

    Dear Helpless,

    As a child of God, you aren’t helpless! You may not be able to fix everything, but you can make a difference. Even small actions can have a big impact (see Alma 37:6–7). And a good attitude goes a long way!

    The Friend

    Unscramble these words to see how you can help. Then put them in the correct sentence. (Hint: They all start with s.) Check your answers on page 39.

    • kapse

    • eresv

    • tsrat

    • sreha

    • dtsan

    • ___________________ up when something is wrong. Use your voice to set a good example.

    • ___________________ up for what you believe in. The scriptures promise that “all things work together for good to them that love God” (Romans 8:28).

    • ___________________ your ideas. Don’t be afraid to try new things or encourage others to do the same.

    • ___________________ with your hands and your heart. Changing takes doing—so start doing!

    • ___________________ today with something small. You can do a little more tomorrow. Before long, you’ll be unstoppable!

    Answers: speak, serve, start, share, stand