Recent Articles by William Monahan
Published: Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:57 pm MST
When churchgoers take a casual Sunday-only approach to membership, they can become spiritually slothful and developmentally hardened to service and sacrifice. Such crust on our character is non-porous and tends...
Published: Monday, January 4, 2016 1:02 pm MST
Just as a tree can become top-heavy with deadwood stressing its core, so we can become overburdened with pride, success or even busywork that chokes our growth.
Published: Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:38 pm MST
Is happiness a state of mind or a servant of circumstance? When seen as a virtue instead of a shadowy fiction, happiness can grow from moment to moment as we nurture and nourish it in the light of (and despite)...
Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 4:28 pm MST
A prayer for Paris is a prayer for us all. As you seek ways to help, remember that paying goodness forward has a ripple effect.
Published: Thursday, November 5, 2015 8:47 pm MST
To the incredible senior missionaries who serve so faithfully in full-time and local service missions, we salute you. You are the heart and soul of service.
Published: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 2:33 pm MST
When our problems blind us to immediate solutions, we need not grope in darkness as eyeless wanderers. Solving our problems or helping others to bear heavy burdens may be as close as stepping back to a friend i...
Published: Thursday, October 8, 2015 5:54 pm MDT
While faithful members of the LDS Church sometimes feel like punching bags when faith is challenged, punching back only leads to black eyes.
Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 4:00 pm MDT
By following five basic steps you can be a better-prepared missionary and more effective disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 11:46 am MDT
Whether you sip life’s changes reluctantly or guzzle the whole glass down, you can cope with life's changes by moping or hoping.
Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012 4:01 pm MDT
Low volume is not reverence; worship is not whispers. While quiet and calm are outward evidence of inner commitment, real reverence begins and ends with our proximity to Jesus.