Welcome to our September/October 2022 issue

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An ‘Encanto’ miracle: The faithful sacrifices that brought Adassa her dream

Adassa chose to step away from her dream of singing with Disney to pursue her dream of motherhood and a family centered on Christ. And yet God never forgot her childhood wish upon a star.

‘Sometimes that casserole never comes’: One woman’s perspective on unseen moments in life and scripture

Author Taylor Ricks has often relied on unnamed scripture heroes and their examples during her darkest hours. But she’s found that unsung heroes aren’t just in the pages of scripture—they are in our wards and neighborhoods, too.

More articles from this issue

By  Emily Abel
September 20, 2021 10:00 AM MDT
God is calling on women to help. To lift. To listen. To unite. To love.
4 Min Read
August 30, 2021 04:40 PM MDT
When we long for blessings that seem to come easily to others, we can find peace by better understanding exactly what the Lord has promised.
8 Min Read
March 18, 2022 09:14 AM MDT
Perhaps no group on earth sees the imperfections of the human race more than a cleaning crew. But here’s what I’ve learned about the Lord’s work as a member of the Church’s special projects custodial crew.
7 Min Read
By  Emily Abel
August 30, 2021 04:08 PM MDT
Right before I tapped the record button on my computer, my Oscar-winning interviewee said something that made me both nervous and excited: “I am going to be honest with you here.”
2 Min Read
By  Emily Abel
August 30, 2021 04:08 PM MDT
After a lifetime of dreaming, Latter-day Saint Adassa’s wish came true: she landed a role in a Disney movie. Here are a few facts about her experience as Dolores in ‘Encanto.’
1 Min Read
By  Emily Abel
October 03, 2022 07:05 AM MDT
Do you have questions about patriarchal blessings? After writing a book on the topic, Keith Erekson might have some answers for you.
5 Min Read
August 30, 2021 04:07 PM MDT
When one woman’s mission ended sooner than she wanted, she felt her ancestors’ support in taking her next steps.
2 Min Read
August 30, 2021 04:07 PM MDT
Kenneth Hartvigsen, a curator at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, invites listeners to slow down and “experience” the frustration, anticipation, and hope of Carl Bloch’s ‘Christ Healing the Sick at Bethesda.’
2 Min Read
By  Emily Abel
August 30, 2021 04:09 PM MDT
We love to share short and simple fun facts related to the season, our faith, or other interesting tidbits that we think are just too darn fun not to talk about.
3 Min Read