Choosing God Means Growth

It wasn’t so much that I didn’t believe in God. It was more like I didn’t believe He believed in me. After years of heartbreak, failure and frustration in our attempt to grow our family, I was convinced that He didn’t care about what I wanted. Millions of prayers had been offered, multiple people had participated in special fasts, thousands & thousands of dollars had been spent, 8 years had gone by, and we only had our shattered hearts to...

Power of Affirmations and How They Can Apply to the Gospel and Our Individual Worth

There is a really amazing trend going on right now in the social media world and that is the practice of positive mindset training in the forms of affirmations, meditation, and mindfulness. It is incredible to see so many individuals, especially women and mothers working these practices into their personal lives and into the lives of their children. Talk about sharing goodness! Let’s first explore one of those areas–affirmations. An...

Just Being Me

My name is Kiersten Dewey and I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My testimony of the gospel is deep, vast and complicated and can hardly be expressed in one post…or 100. But today I want to take some time to talk about the struggle of self-worth and how it fits in with Heavenly Father’s plan for us. I am a champion for realizing the value of every soul! I am drawn to it as if it were my...

Today I Am Enough

Have you seen it before? You look around and everyone else seems to be thriving and living these amazing lives? You’re in church and everyone’s kids are sitting (mostly) nicely except yours. The other women have perfect hair, make-up and their dresses and skirts all seem to be adorable on their slim figures. Why does everyone else seem to lead these lives that are full of perfect and lack struggle?  Why am I the only one who has a...

Be Happy on the Inside

When my husband and I first got married, he worked a job that required him to be at the office for some pretty crazy hours. This left me home alone for long periods of time, with no TV, almost every day. With this much time on my hands I spent a lot of it thinking about my life circumstances: my wonderful husband, my quaint house, my great job, my educational opportunities, etc. Although these things are such blessings, for some reason I still...

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