What is a Divine Mission?

We were stuck. The flower centerpieces were not what my mom wanted them to be. They were okay. But okay for a wedding dinner with your son’s new in-laws doesn’t really cut it. She was desperate to make silk flowers work. We couldn’t afford real flowers, not with the other expenses. But these silk ones … Read more

Fulfilling Your Divine Mission through Education

What is a divine mission? Just as the Lord knew Jeremiah and ordained him to be a prophet in Israel (Jeremiah 1:5), I believe the Lord knew each person who has come to the earth and asked them to fulfill certain mortal missions. Wendy Watson Nelson says, “premortally you and I were each given wonderful … Read more

Spiritual Growth in Marriage

When I was eighteen, I met a handsome man who insisted he wanted to marry me. I hadn’t planned on finding someone to marry so young. I took to a lot of prayer and soul-searching. In the end, I told him yes, and we were married when I was nineteen. Recently a friend asked me … Read more

Four Simple Ways to Connect Kids with Ancestors

Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them. . . . and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha. 2 Kings 6:16-17 God could be speaking to us here. Whenever we falter in the face of temptation or trial, they … Read more