When God's Directions Don't Make Sense

Written by Brother Rich on Wednesday, 19 February 2014. Posted in Devotional Hits 2340

When God's Directions Don't Make Sense

When God commands us to do something, there may be a feeling of doubt as to how the task will be accomplished. It may appear impossible, but scripture tells a different story.

All of us know the famous verse of Paul's, Philippians 4:13, "I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me." This verse alone should bring confidence that, through Jesus, all things can be done.

True Confessions of a Planner

Written by Sister Stefanie on Tuesday, 18 February 2014. Posted in Devotional Hits 1946

True Confessions of a Planner

I wish I could be more of a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants, spontaneous person, but alas, I'm a planner. When I was in high school, I planned on going to college, meeting the man of my dreams, and being married by 21 — 23 at the latest — and being done having kids by my late 20s.

(Obviously, God's plan for me was completely different than mine.)

Puppy Love

Written by Sister KarenJo Pandone on Monday, 17 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2231

Puppy Love

We hope you enjoyed last week's Valentine's series. It's still February, and we're continuing with animal-related testimonies and experiences. Here's one from Sister KarenJo Pandone.

When we adopted our dogs, they were 7 weeks old and paper trained, which was nice since it was November in Michigan. Buster, one of the puppies, had a habit of shredding things, paper, toys, etc. My husband, Michael, was very patient with him.

Dropping the L-Bomb

Written by Brother Josh Gehly on Friday, 14 February 2014. Posted in Holidays, Devotional Hits 3690

Dropping the L-Bomb

Happy Valentine's Day! We're wrapping up our relationship series with this article for singles and unmarried couples. May God bless you in all your relationships.

Marrying Outside The Church

Written by Sister Stefanie on Thursday, 13 February 2014. Posted in Holidays, Devotional Hits 3555

Marrying Outside The Church

We're shifting gears back to you marrieds today. May this topic be thought-provoking.

I've been having what feels like the same conversation with different people about this, so I felt I should share it with you.

Growing up, I always thought that the man I married would already be a member of The Church or at least would convert before we got married, just as my grandfather and father had done. I felt that was expected of me.

Living the Single Life for God

Written by Brother Andrew DiNardo on Wednesday, 12 February 2014. Posted in Holidays, Devotional Hits 4022

Living the Single Life for God

For today's article, we're focusing back on the singles. Enjoy!

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching! This invokes one of two feelings: pure excitement (usually for girls and women in a relationship/marriage) and misery (for those who are single and, let's face it, some men.) It's a day every year when we're forced to evaluate our love lives, no matter how nonexistent.

5 Tips for Newly Married Couples

Written by Brother Frank Natoli on Tuesday, 11 February 2014. Posted in Holidays, Devotional Hits 3961

5 Tips for Newly Married Couples

We're continuing with our Valentine's Day relationship articles. Today's topic is for couples.

Keep these five tips in mind to maintain a godly perspective on your union.

Kicking Off the Valentine's Day Series: On Singleness

Written by Sister Natalie Pezzenti on Monday, 10 February 2014. Posted in Holidays, Devotional Hits 3729

Kicking Off the Valentine's Day Series: On Singleness

As promised, we're tipping our hats to Valentine's Day with a series of relationship-oriented articles for singles and couples. God instituted marriage, and scripture tells us how to make it work; nonetheless, we still find it a very difficult terrain to navigate. We hope these articles bring you encouragement and point you to God's word.

We also want to make a small disclaimer. We don't want to imply with this series that people in relationships or marriages are more important than people who aren't. If this week's articles don't apply directly to you, we encourage you to glean what understanding you can from them. If you're single, don't skip the articles for marrieds. If you're married, don't skip the articles for singles. It's important that we learn about one another so we can better support each other. 

Without further ado, we bring you our first installment, written by Sister Natalie Pezzenti.


 

Every Adoption Is a Miracle of Love

Written by Sister Denise Bodo on Friday, 07 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2232

Every Adoption Is a Miracle of Love

Today we're wrapping up our weeklong Miracle Monday extravaganza. We hope you've been encouraged by the things God has done for your brothers and sisters. If you're asking God for something, He is able! Just keep seeking, keep knocking, keep asking.

Today's testimony illustrates just that. Sister Denise Bodo shares her experience with adoption. Just like a traditional birth, an adoption is a miracle every time it happens.

Choking Hazard

Written by Sister Terri Nath on Thursday, 06 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2350

Choking Hazard

Today's experience was submitted by Sister Terri Nath. If you have a testimony or a miracle that you'd like to praise God for, please submit it to us. We'd love to rejoice with you.

Am I Going Batty?

Written by Sister Patty Machnik on Wednesday, 05 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2404

Am I Going Batty?

We're praising God with a whole week of Miracle Mondays. Today's experience, submitted by Sister Patty Machnik, is animal-related, too! She tells about how a bat (not a real one!) saved her from harm on Halloween.

Lame Healed in the Philippines

Written by Brother Frank Natoli on Tuesday, 04 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2397

Lame Healed in the Philippines

We're dedicating the entire week to Miracle Mondays, so even though it's really Tuesday we're bringing you this amazing testimony all the way from the Philippines. A thank-you goes to Brother Frank Natoli for submitting it.

A Whole Week of Miracle Monday

Written by Sister Kim Komjathy on Monday, 03 February 2014. Posted in Miracles Hits 2710

A Whole Week of Miracle Monday

We have a surprise for you! We're dedicating the whole week to miracle testimonies! We love hearing about what God has done in your lives, and we're going to share one experience each day this week. If you have a special story to share, please submit it here.

It's the first week in February, and we chose animals for this month's Miracle Monday theme. Today's story was submitted by Sister Kim Komjathy, and it's the testimony of Brother Anthony Scolaro.

 

Spread the Good Word: 3 Nephi 20:40

Written by GospelBlog on Friday, 31 January 2014. Posted in The Good Word Hits 2125

Spread the Good Word: 3 Nephi 20:40

An encouraging reminder for you today.

Three Brave Kids and Ol' King Neb

Written by Sister Erin Light on Thursday, 30 January 2014. Posted in Devotional Hits 2356

Three Brave Kids and Ol' King Neb

We hope you enjoy this Seussian re-telling of the story of the three Hebrew children (Daniel 3). This is the sequel to last week's poem.

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