Jesus Christ

September 1, 2016
100 Miles on a Bicycle Showed Me Why Christ Won’t Remove Our Trials premium
Almost the second my front tire turned onto the freeway and I looked ahead at the gaping mouth of Sardine Canyon, I knew I was in trouble. My dad and I were at the halfway point of the Cache Gran Fondo, a 100-mile bicycle ride that winds its way around the perimeters of Cache Valley, […]
August 29, 2016
If You Think You Would Never Leave the Church, Think Again premium
Peter is one of my favorite examples of zealous tenacity when it comes to his love and devotion to his Master, our Savior Jesus Christ. As chief apostle, Peter was prophesied to be the rock the Church would be built upon. This prophecy would come to pass but not before something devastating happened: Peter denied […]
August 10, 2016
How the Trial that Nearly Killed Me Taught Me Gratitude premium
When I was two months old my mom and dad received news that no parent wants to hear, news that would change my life forever. My skull was expanding too rapidly and I needed to have brain surgery to fix the problem. To counteract this problem, surgeons put a device in my brain called a […]
July 16, 2016
What We Forget When Tragedy Strikes premium
This week, the world watched in horror as a weapon-laden truck drove through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France, killing over 80 people and wounding countless others. You’ve seen the images on the news, watched the footage of bystanders running in terror, felt the pain as it has rippled from France to us all. […]
April 27, 2016
The Miracle I Overlooked In the Story of the Loaves & Fishes premium
It was 4:50 in the morning, and I had approximately three minutes to eat something before leaving for my very first temple shift. I raced through a dark kitchen on my tiptoes and wolfed down a banana that had been sitting on the table. Worried that I wouldn’t have enough food in me to last […]
April 2, 2016
Was Jesus Christ a Feminist? premium
Cover photo © LDS Church Recently I realized that I am a feminist. I want to see men and women treating each other as equals and seeing each other with equal value and potential. This newfound identity as a feminist came as a surprise to me, because all my life I have been bombarded with so many […]
March 5, 2016
There’s a Reason Why the Internet Never Agrees About Who Christ Was premium
A few months ago, I became involved in a somewhat heated discussion between friends. The central topic of that discussion was about what the Savior would do if someone who had once had a testimony left the church and became very vocal against the Gospel. One stood firm in his belief that the Savior would […]
November 14, 2015
What My Anxiety Taught Me About Christ premium
My legs bounced up and down as I sat on the train that would take me to Salt Lake City and, from there, my brand new job. It was September of 2014, and I had just moved away from home to take a position as a writing/editing intern for a lifestyle magazine. I found myself […]