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What to Do When You Feel Left Out at Church

As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, building up Zion should be our goal. We ought to be of one heart and of one mind with no poor among us. That certainly means no poor in spirit too.  

We need to be lifting the feeble knees, mourning with those who mourn and strengthening those who stand in need of strengthening. We should be extending sincere friendship to the out-going sisters as well as the shy ones. As a mother of many, I know that I would not want to see cliques among my own children, and I am sure that Heavenly Father does not like seeing cliques among His children.

Here are some suggestions that can help you feel good about your ward and the relationship you have with the people there.

1. Forgive quickly. As Elder Jörg Klebingat of the Seventy taught, “Forgive everyone, everything, all the time, or at least strive to do so, thus allowing forgiveness into your own life.

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