President Worthen teaches us that by choosing to be humble, we can enhance our spiritual and secular lives.
By recounting her late husband's legacy, Lisa Valentine Clark teaches the importance of saying "yes, and . . . " in the creative art of living.
The meaning of life events will be determined not so much by the events themselves, but on how we choose to view and respond to them.
We should assess our spiritual hearts to ensure that they are pure, soft, grateful, and obedient. We should be of one heart with others.
Studying the scriptures daily, listening to the words of Christ, and driving darkness from our lives are ways to understand true doctrine.
Embracing humor and optimism can help you keep daily challenges and struggles in perspective. The choice to laugh can enhance the quality of your life.
Optimism is made up of remembering that righteousness doesn’t mean perfection, continuing to try, focusing on God, and looking for the joy.
Steven E. Snow speaks of the stepping stones and stumbling blocks in life and how we can either take advantage of them or fall over them.
As BYU students make campus our world, we learn more about the world waiting at our doorstep and develop our character accordingly.
We can acknowledge our challenging times, but also "be of good cheer" knowing that all will work out if we rely on the Lord in this exciting journey.
Brigham Young University librarian Janet B. Bradford discusses how we can learn to carry on amidst challenges and adversity.
Zeal in a worthy cause is admirable, but becoming overzealous in any one area can damage relationships and inhibit personal balance.
Faith in Jesus Christ has the power to help us get our stories straight, and I pray that, like Zoram, we will see that our life’s circumstances are often the very conditions in which God has chosen to bless us as He helps us work out our lives.
Bishop H. David Burton looks forward to a new year, with its challenges and opportunities. These are the times to take advantage of the many gifts we have.
Instead of stressing or blaming, sometimes it is best to “be still,” become humble, and put your trust in God, believing that all is well.
Rather than wishing the days by, waiting for some future moment of happiness, we can choose to treasure today - every day.
At times we will go through trials and need to be lifted up. Control, attitude, and faith in God's power will create wind beneath our wings.
For you to see the Lord's plan for your life, you will need to prepare today to develop tomorrow's necessary social, practical, and spiritual skills.
The physical principles of inertia and entropy are strikingly relevant to our spiritual lives, as is the admonition to "be of good cheer."
Though the world is often cynical, negative, and hopeless, because of the faith we have in Jesus Christ we can have optimism and seek the positive.
As followers of Jesus Christ, we have every reason to rejoice with hope despite the despair and discouragement that surrounds us.
We all face adversity. However, we can choose selective attitudes of positivity, gratitude, and faith that will make life happy.
When school, the weather, or life in general leaves you in a state of the "blahs," reach up. Reach out. Learn. And never, never give up.
Amidst political, economic, and educational challenges, don’t be a "pickle sucker." Be positive, focus on the good, and "let not your heart be troubled."
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Thomas L. Martin humorously describes the main events of his life and highlights how the hand of the Lord worked to help him reach all his righteous goals.