March April 2019 Missionary Page

“For behold the field is white already to harvest; and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same layeth up in store that he perisheth not, but bringeth salvation to his soul.” (D&C 4:4) Meet some…

Light The World: Giving Machines Vend Out Thousands of Dollars For Local Charities

This past Christmas season, Church leaders again invited us to “Light the World.” Events began with a worldwide day of service and ended with a special Sunday worship service. Each week in between featured a different theme with different ideas for how we could “Light the World” by following the Savior’s example of love and service.

Throwing Heavy Things: Church Member Mom Makes Her Mark In The Scottish Highland Games

Typical of many other Latter-day Saint women, Michelle Galloway Lowe, of Pleasant 1st Ward, Chandler Arizona West Stake, bakes bread and loves quilting.

But from there, she has broken the mold somewhat, and, unlike the stereotypical Relief Society sister, Michelle competes nationally and internationally in the Scottish Highland Games.

Random Hats of Kindness: Young Men With Courage Share Their Message With Unique Head Wear

In a society that often mistakes compassion for weakness and tells kids to “toughen up,” Random Hats of Kindness is a bright star in the hardened firmament. Founded two years ago by brothers Jayce, now 13, and Lincoln, now 11, Random Hats of Kindness is a business with a message. Their high-quality hats present positive and inspiring messages to the world, from “stay true” to “be humble” and “dream big.”

Matches: How DNA Can Help You Find Your Family

Advances in DNA science and testing have exploded recently, with DNA being utilized for previously unthought-of situations—catching criminals, identifying remains, finding biological family for adoptees, or furthering genealogical research. Despite these varying uses, the process of finding “matches” is the same for all of them.

To Guide Us In These Latter Days: President Nelson and Elder Oaks Commune With 65,000 Saints In Historic Arizona Devotional

On February 10, Russel M. Nelson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, held a special devotional for a historically large Arizona audience at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale. Some 65,000+ attendees were treated to a local choir and addresses by President Dallin H. Oaks, First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and President Nelson. Both were accompanied by their wives, who also spoke.

The Noblest Spirits: Special Needs And Special Blessings For The Life Shaped By The Most Overlooked

“Raising a child with special needs . . . is like preparing for a fun dream vacation to La Jolla, California,” begins writer, mother, grandmother and caregiver Diane Bailey Nutz—except that instead of arriving in La Jolla as planned, you get rerouted. The view, hotel and beach are all not what you expected, perhaps, but Nutz affirms that the ocean is still deep and beautiful.

A Movie-ing Experience! Advantage Auto Glass Replacement and Tinting Specializes In Customer Satisfaction

Advantage Auto Glass was started back 1999 by local business and family man, Jeremy Solheim. He began with a mobile glass service. As the business continued to grow, the company eventually found their current location. He has since expanded his business to another location in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where he served his mission.

“They That Sow in Tears Shall Reap in Joy”: LDS Widows and Widowers Annual Conference Held In Gilbert

The 6th Annual Arizona LDS Widows and Widowers 2019 Conference was held recently from Thursday through Saturday, February 7-9, in the Mesa/Gilbert area. The theme was “They That Sow in Tears Shall Reap in Joy (Psalms 125:6).”

Yoga. Mediation. Journaling. Creating A Healthy Balance In Your Life

I believe building a faith-filled home can help us build a healthy environment for our spiritual, mental, and physical health. The new Come Follow Me program provides wonderfully structured opportunities for individuals and families to reflect on the teachings in the New Testament (this year) and build personal connections that can fill each day with peaceful meditation and reflection on the blessings gained from having a Savior.