By exercising the propinquity effect, we can draw closer to those around us and the Savior and make the world a better place.
When you love your neighbor as yourself, despite your own biases and prejudices, we can build the kingdom of God on the earth.
BYU Alumni Association president Karen Bybee shares how being connected for good with other BYU alumni is a blessing in a variety of ways.
Jonathan O. Hafen, BYU Alumni Association president, tells Spring 2019 graduates that we are happier with strong personal connections and friendship.
Jonathan O. Hafen encourages BYU graduates to stick together, quoting the proverb, "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
Jonathan O. Hafen, new BYU Alumni Association president, tells Spring 2018 graduates that meaningful connections will keep them "connected for good."
Brother Osguthorpe speaks on how love can be the greatest source of strength and a powerful motive as we follow the example of Christ and reach out.
Never underestimate the value of good, righteous friends and mentors. Lifelong friendship with people like these will bless our lives immeasurably.
Beth Vaughan Cole teaches that friendship is one of the greatest blessings we can have. Friends provide comfort and counsel and help us feel loved.
Peter M. Johnson shares how the power of faith, family, and friendship helped him develop his testimony. These three things bring about happiness and peace.
There is a big difference between liking to accomplish something and doing it—a big difference.
After losing a home and all their possessions—twice—this family learned that as long as you have family, good friends, and the gospel, you have everything.
When we think of people in terms of "them and us," we fail to love individuals. The Savior shows us how to love His children rather than judge a label.
At BYU, we are part of a community of mutual responsibility. We have a duty to look after one another, to be a friend, and to protect honor and integrity.
Life may seem unfair and unsatisfactory to the lonely and misunderstood, but purpose can be found through faith, repentance, obedience, and service.
Social anthropologists study people in those parts of the world that have not yet experienced the full consequence of the industrial revolution. These people still derive a large part of their living from the food they grow themselves, from the animals they herd, or from their hunting and gathering activities. They expect the place where they were born to be their permanent home, and they rely on the cooperation of…
In striving for worthiness and in our efforts as friends, brothers, and sisters, let us seek out repentant souls, or "human harvests," for Christ.