True joy comes when we focus on what is within our control and then center and recenter our faith and life on Jesus Christ.
We can do our part to create a beloved and hopeful community through everyday acts and acceptance of others.
We can build a “beloved community” daily by uniting with other Christians to face change together and invite all to come unto Christ.
Janalee Emmer shares how both faith and art transform our hearts and foster empathy. Art can help us see the world from a new perspective.
Dambisa Moyo explains the impacts of macroeconomic, geopolitical, and social trends that are prevalent today, especially the decrease of GDP.
As we link ourselves to the Savior’s name, we gain the power to change for the better. And as we gain this power to change, we can become more like Him.
Pam Musil gives five suggestions to help make permanent change a part of your life. Her knowledge of dance greatly influences her advice.
Carrie Roberts shares how discovering her why and believing in her own power to change her life has affected her throughout her career.
Change is hard. But if we are willing, rather than reluctant, growers, God will give us experiences to be grateful for and help us become our best selves.
In the scriptures, ordinary people use the Atonement to "walk in newness of life." Their examples prove it is never too late to change.
Andrea Thomas teaches that doing small things and listening to those around us are easy ways to make a difference in the world.
We can work on becoming more teachable by sticking to the fundamentals, being grateful and humble, and, when necessary, repenting and recalibrating.
Consider your own traditions and how they align with the gospel of Christ.
The abundant opportunities to choose the right that confront us in apparently small ways each day provide the choices that I am talking about. These are the choices that mold character and determine who, at the core, we really are.
BYU responds to the changing world with new projects and opportunities to direct the university in “a more excellent way.”
In my devotional address today I am going to take the dangerous tack of speaking on a subject that everyone in the audience is already thoroughly familiar with and may even dislike. I am going to talk about change and offer a few perspectives on coping with change as individuals and as a university community. Since I am a librarian, some of you probably came today expecting me to talk…
Charity is a gift of God that requires a pure heart and a clean conscience. This love of Christ is deep and constant. It changes everything.
Robert K. Goodwin, president and CEO of the Points of Light Foundation, asks all to join in the nationwide effort to get involved in service.
Repentance is the cure for a heart made sick through sin. It can be a difficult and even lengthy process, but is always worth the sweet spiritual reward.
Reconciliation with God (changing our ways and turning to peace and harmony with His ways) is possible only through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
Change is an inevitable and sometimes difficult part of life. We can get the power to change, or to cope with it, from the Savior.
How I love to come to BYU. I like the crunch of autumn leaves and the Y on the mountain. (I really liked the football game on Saturday.) But most of all, I like seeing you—book bags, bikes, comfortable shoes, and long shorts. I love and admire the good things you are doing. When I look in your faces, it makes me wish that this visit could take place in my kitchen.…
Larry EchoHawk, as a Native American BYU law professor and attorney general of Idaho, shares his experience and vision of the promise of America for all.
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Life brings constant change. However, some things never change—certain absolute truth, or eternal truths central to the gospel.
When the plan we have in mind doesn't seem to be working out, God will tell us when to persevere and when to change direction. He has a plan.
A mission president helps a discouraged missionary recognize one man can make a difference by reminding him of the Savior.
Trouble will come, but discouragement doesn't have to. If we work now to prepare ourselves through patient and faithful discipleship, we will get through.
Don't abandon sound economic principles: stay out of unnecessary debt, use a budget, and set yourselves up for financial peace of mind.
Constant study of the gospel will help you in developing the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to be guided by the Spirit in following the Savior.
N. Eldon Tanner explains the organization and administration of the restored Church and how departments work in tandem to accomplish the Lord's work.
God gave us the freedom to choose but not the freedom to choose our consequences. To become our best selves, we must choose the right.
As we begin a new year and contemplate New Year’s resolutions, let us not forget the things we have pondered over the recent Christmas holiday. Center your goals on having the spirit of Christmas with you always.