Making God Your Divine Center

by Christina Shelley Albrecht You know that President Benson quote, “Men and women who turn their lives over to God will discover that He can make a lot more out of their lives than they can”? Have you ever wondered how to do that on a day-to-day basis? I recently read a book that I consider […]

Why LDS Women Need to Stop Saying Bad Words

by Candace Child On Sunday, I was at a mission homecoming for a friend and found myself talking to a Young Women’s leader from high school about what I was up to these days. I responded, “Oh, I’m just working.” And then I said to myself, Candace, stop saying that word. The word “just” is […]

Personal Revelation and General Conference

by Dianne Orcutt I always look forward to General Conference. I love the opportunity to drink deeply of spiritual waters and to refocus my efforts and recommit myself to becoming a better disciple of Christ. And, as Elder Hales said in his October 2013 conference address, “The greatest blessings of general conference come to us […]

Career Day: Financial Coach

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job.  Hello!  My name is Kelli Sauvé and I’m a financial coach.  I was raised in Utah but my adventures have taken me to a few different places since then.  I’ve lived in California, Oregon, and Virginia and now I’m enjoying a new adventure here in […]

Peace, I Give Unto You

Image credit: William Bryce Ward by Jessica Weiss A few years ago, I was looking for a new job. I had a perfectly good job in my chosen field, but I truly felt like it was time for me to move on and gain experience elsewhere. Over the course of six months, I applied for […]

Having a Purpose for Your Work, Take 2

Image credit: Michelle Jaciubek by Nan Last month I wrote with much conviction about the importance of having a sense of purpose in your work. I made reference to my family of medical professionals and engineers as well as my own vocation as a teacher. Obviously, the focus of the essay was on career-type work. But […]

Having A Purpose For Your Work

Image credit: Michael Krigsman by Nan My mom is a nurse and my dad is an engineer. I grew up thinking of “work” as something tangible. Mom told us stories of exciting, life-or-death situations. My favorites were the ones when she would know more than the new residents. My father took us on long car […]

Cultivating Passion and Purpose

 by Dianne Orcutt President Gordon B. Hinckley said, “It is the obligation of every woman of this Church to get all the education she can. It will enlarge her life and increase her opportunities.” The charge—and its attendant promises—is exhilarating, but often daunting. Most women (and men) I know love learning, appreciate beauty, enjoy adventure […]

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