March/April 2013 Issue

March/April 2013

Feature Stories: 

"The Best Advice I Have Ever Received" (Pg. 34)

By Various Authors

The Best Advice I Have Ever Received

Many of us have mottos we live our lives by or pieces of advice shared by others that have changed the way we think and act on a daily basis. So, we wanted to know—what’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Check out these gems of wisdom from our readers and many well-known Mormons.

"Finding Joy in the Gospel: Converts Share Their Stories" (Pg. 48)

By Kaela Worthen

Finding Joy in the Gospel: Converts Share Their Stories

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints come from all walks of life, and their journeys of faith are as varied as the places they come from. But despite the differences, Latter-day Saints all share one thing in common: a conviction to follow Christ and a joy that comes from living the fullness of the gospel.

Other Stories:

"What Not to Say to Stay-at-Home or Working Moms" (Pg. 19)

By Jessica Carter

What Not to Say to Stay-at-Home or Working Moms

Motherhood is a full-time job. But that doesn't mean all LDS mothers are in their ideal circumstances, and sometimes thoughtless words by well-meaning observers can cause women to become defensive about their lifestyle. Here are some phrases to avoid when speaking to stay-at-home moms or mothers in the workforce.

"RSVP: Responding to the Call to Serve" (Pg. 26) 

By Sunny Morton

RSVP: Responding to the Call to Serve

The full impact of the missionary age change announcement six months ago has yet to be seen. But what can be seen now, as the first responders to the lowered age policy enter the mission field this spring, is the impact this invitation is having on a generation of prospective missionaries.

The Church Around the World

"The Church in India" (Pg. 59)

By Briana Stewart

The Church in India

India is a country of many adjectives: vibrant, busy, noisy, spiritual, crowded, friendly. But when it comes to the country's Latter-day Saints, there's one adjective that tops all—pioneering. Its nearly 10,000 members of the Church are boldly paving the trail from a culture of man to a culture of Christ.

Home Cooking

"Sensational Slow Cooker Concoctions" (Pg. 69)  

By Six Sisters

Sensational Slow Cooker Concoctions

Take a trip around the world with these delicious and delightfully simple dishes for dinner and dessert. Let your slow cooker do the work while still impressing your family and friends—and satisfying even the pickiest of eaters.

Just Asking

J. Kirk Richards (Pg. 75) 

Just Asking: J. Kirk Richards

J. Kirk Richards is a favorite among admirers of contemporary spiritual artwork. The majority of his paintings focus on the life of Christ, and he recently released a book of his artwork centering around the nativity. He gives LDS Living readers a sneak peek into the life of an artist.