David A. Christensen

April 14, 2018 01:38 PM MDT
It can be easy to just let life happen instead of taking control. Here are five habits Latter-day Saint families might have—and why they should stop doing them right now.
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November 19, 2015 10:01 PM MST
Our attitude is defined by the way we think and feel about life. It all begins with the way we see the world—which triggers a reaction, response, or behavior. Developing an "attitude of gratitude," or seeing the world in such a way that spawns a thankful heart, produces many positive results.
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July 18, 2015 09:03 AM MDT
If we were to line up a dozen mission presidents and ask them the question, “Of all the important attributes a missionary can possess, which are the three most important to develop?” I’m confident that all would include in their reply the attribute of obedience.
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January 14, 2015 10:30 PM MST
Serving a mission is one of the hardest, great, extraordinary, and life shaping experiences a young man or woman will ever have. For most, it’s the first time they are away from the comfort of home. Often they are in a new culture, speaking a new language, and living 24/7 with a companion who is perhaps not anything like them. Suddenly they are pushed onto a stage where they are expected to teach with power and authority and to have answers to difficult gospel questions.
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