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    You’ll Find That the Lord Has Better Things in Store for You

    Mekeli H., Colorado, USA

    … When you follow God’s will.

    At school, all of my friends were causing drama. They were fighting with each other, lying, and backstabbing. They tried to make everyone choose sides. There was a lot of conflict. I became very confused, so I turned to God by praying and fasting. I came to the conclusion that I needed different friends—friends who wouldn’t put me in difficult situations. But I was so afraid. I didn’t know how I could get new friends. But the more I thought about it, the more confident I felt that I could find new friends and move on.

    I received answers in different ways. My family gave me advice. I also tried hanging out with new people and realized that I felt different with them. Since then I’ve been happier and more joyful. I’ve discovered more friends who help me feel great. I believe that when we follow God’s will, we can receive greater blessings and do greater things. Everything will work out in His plan.

    What other blessings can come when you follow God’s will?

    1. You can find answers to questions.
      Read Kade M’s story.
    2. You can increase your desire to follow the Savior.
      Read Chase G.’s story.
    3. You can feel peace in making decisions.
      Read Katie G.’s story.
    4. You can find strength to stand for what’s right even when it’s not popular.
      Read Annie B.’s story.
    5. You can find an appreciation for the opportunities that God has given you to grow.
      Read Annie P.’s story.

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