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[4 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Oct 2014 #LDSConf Reading Chart | ]
Oct 2014 #LDSConf Reading Chart

I love watching, reading, listening & re-reading the inspired words of Prophets, Apostles and other General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It’s something that brings peace and strength to my life. I loved this story which President Dieter F Uchtdorf shared during Women’s Conference in 2014. I just love love LOVE IT and have to share it! He expresses so much love from the Lord here in this talk (seriously if your sisters need a boost, have them read/watch/listen to this talk!) he also helps …

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[14 May 2009 | Comments Off on RAK: Small Acts of Service | ]
RAK: Small Acts of Service

by President Spencer W. Kimball, “Small Acts of Service,” Ensign, Dec 1974
In these days of selfishness, what is the most important contribution we can make?
I have learned that it is by serving that we learn how to serve. When we are engaged in the service of our fellowmen, not only do our deeds assist them, but we put our own problems in a fresher perspective. When we concern ourselves more with others, there is less time to be concerned with ourselves. In the midst of the miracle of serving, there …

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[14 May 2009 | Comments Off on RAK: In Another Man’s Shoes | ]
RAK: In Another Man’s Shoes

by Matthew Baker, “In Another Man’s Shoes,” New Era, Aug 2001
Was I prepared for the marathon? Sure, I had trained for months. But at the race site, I found I needed help just to run.
The last thing my mom asked me before I left for St. George, Utah, was, “Do you have your shoes?”
As facetiously as she had asked the question, I answered, “Yes.” Who would forget to take running shoes to a race?
Now it was 5:00 a.m., just before the start of the St. George Marathon, and I realized …

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[10 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on RAK: Serve, so love can grow | ]
RAK: Serve, so love can grow

Most of us are not assigned to visit teach sisters we know and who we may already be friends with.
In 2004 I was assigned to visit teach Hazel with a companion who couldn’t always come. I didn’t know Hazel at all before the assignment she was a return missionary, so I automatically thought there was nothing I could teach her. What could I, one who doesn’t know the scriptures and gospel as well as she does, teach her. She was also super smart and had a college degree, which I …