The Ensign Magazine
03/24/2017 at 17:38. Facebook
Get ready for the general women’s session of conference tomorrow with a message from the Relief Society General Presidency.

Q&A with the Relief Society General Presidency

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The Ensign Magazine
03/22/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
6 Ways to Help a Friend with Anxiety
1. Help them understand that we’re all alike.
2. Try not to be judgmental.
3. Empathize with them.
4. Don’t tell them not to worry.
5. Don’t tell them they’re being irrational.
6. Give them support.
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Here are three “marriage-preparation paradoxes” that Jason S. Carroll, professor at Brigham Young University, says are not prevalent among devout Church members but are nevertheless widely embraced across the world.

Don’t Let These Myths Keep You from Getting Married

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Relief Society helps prepare women for the blessings of eternal life as they
• increase faith in Heavenly Father and in Jesus Christ and His Atonement;
• strengthen individuals, families, and homes through ordinances and covenants; and
• work in unity to help those in need.

Today marks the 175th anniversary of Relief Society, one of the oldest and largest women's organizations in the world....
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There doesn’t need to be tension between the two great gospel principles of standing up for truth while also respecting and loving others.

5 Ways to Defend the Faith (without Causing Contention)

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Six steps to spiritual strength. A message from Henry B Eyring. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Imagine the plan of salvation as a three-act play. If all you saw was act 2 (our life on earth), you wouldn’t know how the play started or how it will end.

Life’s a Play: The Plan of Salvation in Three Acts - Ensign February 2017

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Do you feel like you are struggling? Here are some talks from last general conference to help lift you up:
“Learn from Alma and Amulek” —Dieter F. Uchtdorf [ Bit.ly Link ]
“To Whom Shall We Go?” —M. Russell Ballard [ Bit.ly Link ]
“Valiant in the Testimony of Jesus” —Quentin L. Cook [ Bit.ly Link ]
Seven ways the spouse of a pornography user can not only survive heartbreak but also see a promise of hope.

Heartbreak and Hope: When a Spouse Uses Pornography - Ensign February 2017

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“That supreme act of love ought to send each of us to our knees in humble prayer to thank our Heavenly Father for loving us enough that He sent His Only Begotten and perfect Son to suffer for our sins, our heartaches, and all that seems unfair in our own individual lives.” —Linda K. Burton

Christ’s Atonement Is Evidence of God’s Love - Ensign February 2017

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All family history callings in the Church have a new name. What's in a name? Check it out.

Temple and Family History Calling Changes

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These elders were serving in Denmark in 1913. Decades earlier the Lord had revealed to the Prophet Joseph Smith that the field was “already to harvest” (D&C 4:4) and “that the thing which will be of the most worth unto you will be to declare repentance unto this people” (D&C 15:6). Accordingly, the Prophet and succeeding Church Presidents called many members to serve missions throughout the world.
You’d be surprised how easy it is to make a difference.

Here are some simple ways to protect religious freedom in everyday life.

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