The foundation of a joyful life is faith in Jesus Christ. As we develop personal relationships with Him, He can lead us to joy in any situation we find ourselves in. Even in our darkest moments, turning to Christ is an opportunity to choose the joy that only He can provide.

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The True Power of Womanhood

A few years ago, some friends in my YSA group put together a girl’s night. These particular gals were some of the funniest I’ve ever

Dealings in Doubt

“They had their doubts, yes. But their faith rose above those doubts. Their optimism rose above their fears.”  –Gordon B Hinckley This is a message

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Praying with Greater Power

Once upon a time, I lived in Oklahoma. It’s the first line to a lot of great stories, but this story is about prayer. I

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Wrong Roads

With our limited view of the future, it’s easy to rely heavily on our own plans. But when things go topsy turvy, we can learn to trust God’s plan instead.

Sermons from General Conference

The first weekend of October is a minor holiday in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We call it General Conference.  In most

Hi! I’m Jess.

I’m a Canadian-American who’s always ready for the next adventure. I love all things living, always have a million creative projects in progress, and polish my nerd badge daily. I am passionate about strengthening families by empowering women to make space for things that bring them true and lasting joy. Read more about me and my mission here.


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