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That Is Christian Courage
When we turn the other cheek and do not retaliate, then we stand with the Savior.
An Honesty Test
Because of me, my friend was being put to the test.
I Changed My Life in Just 30 Minutes a Day
It was a simple thing, but it made me happy.
What Joseph Smith Taught
Temple Ordinances and Blessings
Each temple has required great sacrifice from the Saints.
Amaru Anderson: Her Brother’s Keeper
She’s teaching the gospel to someone she loves—her little brother.
Questions and Answers
“I don’t have a testimony even though I go to church and keep the commandments. How can I believe and gain a testimony?”
There’s Always a Way Out
We seemed trapped until we persisted and found the way out.
Twelve Dancing Stakes
Stakes in California put their dancing shoes on for a summer dance festival.
From the Field
Not by Chance
Meeting up with the young soldier was more than a mere accident.
Marching with the Battalion
Discover how the Mormon Battalion marched for us today.
From Bottom to Top
A young woman from Uruguay uses her artistic talents to succeed in life and living the gospel.
The Extra Smile
Always Make the Effort
The secret to success is effort, concentration, and being happy.
Stepping Up by Stepping Down
Andrea Nelson illustrates what a winner is by giving away first place.
The courage to go ahead; Duty to God changed my life.
Not Just Spinning His Wheels
Balancing school and sports keeps Peter Johnson moving ahead.
We’ve Got Mail
Before Their Handcarts