One Minute Scripture Study

By Kristen Walker Smith

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Quality LDS scripture study in ONE minute? It's possible! This podcast is for busy teens, moms, families, and anyone else who finds themself WANTING quality scripture study but LACKING the time! Enjoy five 1 minute study sessions a week that correlate with Come Follow Me.

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Episode 229: Moroni 10
03:17

Oh, friends . . . today we’re talking about my two FAVORITE verses in the entire Book of Mormon. 

 

They have changed my LIFE and I know that they can change yours too!

 

Listen in for some motivational goodness!

 

And to get your own copy of the One Minute Scripture Study journal visit www.rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyjournal

Dec 17, 2020
Episode 228: Moroni 10
02:32

Today we’re talking about the 4 words that I absolutely ADORE in Moroni 10.  

 

These 4 words are a sermon in themselves about how God feels about each and every one of us. 

 

Listen in for a boost. 

 

And to get your own copy of the One Minute Scripture Study journal visit www.rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyjournal

Dec 16, 2020
Episode 213: Ether 14
02:21

Do we ever let our problems seem bigger than the Lord? 

 

Do we give our trials more power than they really deserve? 

 

Listen in to find out why our trials are never too big?

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 26, 2020
[Bonus Episode] Episode 212: Interview with Amber Robbins
32:25

How do you help your teen become more resilient and more grateful? 

 

Amber Robbins is here to teach you ALL about how you can be a powerful parent, even if you feel overwhelmed. 

 

And we even dive into helping teens who might be struggling with deep depression and even suicidal thoughts.  

 

Connect with Amber at: https://www.instagram.com/amberrobbinsstands/

https://amberrobbinsstands.org/

http://www.bellmail.biz/

 

Mentioned in the show: https://www.instagram.com/heidiswapp/

Nov 25, 2020
Episode 211: Ether 12
01:54

Today we’re highlighting the last scripture that Hyrum Smith read before his death.  

 

What were these words and how did they relate to Hyrum’s life (and death)?

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 25, 2020
Episode 210: Ether 12
01:57

This episode has one of the most powerful quotes of all time- it’s a reminder to each of us that we don’t need to wring our hands in agony based on our own weaknesses.  

 

Listen in for a healthy dose of hope!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 24, 2020
Episode 209: Ether 12
02:11

Is hope a finger-crossing anticipation that maybe, just maybe, Christ will save you? 

 

Well today we’re talking about the connection between failed Christmas present requests and our hope for salvation. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 23, 2020
Episode 208: Ether 11
02:58

How easy is it for you to forgive someone who makes the same mistake over and over again? 

 

Today I’m sharing my own struggle to forgive repeat offenders and how different the Lord’s attitude is. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 20, 2020
Episode 207: Ether 7
02:42

Can someone really change? 

 

Or more importantly: could a jealous, deceitful, power-hungry brother really change? 

 

Well Ether 7 has a lot to teach us about the power of humility in the process of truly changing. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 19, 2020
Masterclass on Powerful Scripture Study
31:41

Um, did I just fall in love with my podcast guest? 

Yes.  Yes, I did!

Cali Black is PHENOMENAL you guys!  She is a powerhouse of spirituality and has so much wisdom regarding the scriptures.  

Seriously this episode is jam PACKED with spiritual insights that we all need!

Listen in and find Cali on her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/comefollowmestudy/

Nov 18, 2020
Episode 205: Ether 6
02:05

Number one lesson of the day: don’t give into your kids’ demands!

 

Jared and the brother of Jared teach us how very important it can be to say no when it really matters.

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 18, 2020
Episode 204: Ether 3
02:01

When life absolutely stinks, what do you do? 

 

Is it time to whine and complain? 

 

Well, for the Jaredites it was time to pray and praise!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 17, 2020
Episode 203: Ether 6
02:30

Today we’re talking about how the worst storms in life might just be the greatest blessings we could ask for. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 16, 2020
Episode 202: Ether 3
01:59

How much would the Lord do for you? 

 

Well in Ether 3 we find out just how individual God’s care and interest is in each of us. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 13, 2020
Episode 201: Ether 3
01:58

Do you feel like you have the power to overcome your current struggles? 

 

Or to grow your testimony to be unbreakable? 

 

Well if you doubt your own skills that’s okay, because we’re talking about the one Person who you never need to doubt!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 12, 2020
Episode 200: Interview with David Bowman
37:05

Guys this episode is SO good!!

I'm sharing a recording of a Facebook Live I did with the amazing David Bowman (the Beyonce of family scripture study). 

He shares all about how to engage your kids in the scriptures, how to be ready for the D&C (and even excited about it), and even shares a bit about the process of creating Christ-centered fine art. 

To find out more about David's Drawn In series click here: https://www.davidbowmanart.com/pages/engaging-the-entire-family-in-come-follow-me

 

To find out about his Church History tour click here: https://www.davidbowmanart.com/pages/drawn-in-youth-church-history-adventure

Nov 11, 2020
Episode 199: Ether 2
02:18

How can you ask God questions in the most effective way? 

 

The brother of Jared has the answer for us . . . and it is to come with an answer ready!

 

Listen in to find out more!

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 11, 2020
Episode 198: Ether 2
02:46

When you pray, are you praying AT God or WITH God? 

 

Do you listen or do you just talk? 

 

Well today we’re learning from the Jaredite’s 4-year campout about the importance of listening!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 10, 2020
Episode 197: Ether 1
02:02

If the Lord has so much power, can’t He just do my scripture study for me . . . and raise my crazy kids . . . and build my testimony? 

 

Well in this episode we’re talking about how the Lord meets us (and met the Jaredites) when we meet Him ready. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 09, 2020
Episode 196: Mormon 9
01:46

Who moved my testimony? 

 

It was over there last week and now it’s over there!!

 

Well today we’re figuring out who moved your faith, testimony, scripture study habits, or any other gospel habit.  

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 06, 2020
Episode 195: Mormon 9
02:38

What does shopping on Rodeo Drive have to do with the Celestial Kingdom?  

 

Well today we’re going to find out!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 05, 2020
[Bonus Episode] Well That's Interesting . . .
39:03

Do you have the most ungrateful teen in the universe?

Or a kid who just asks for more, more, more? 

This episode will BLOW your mind!

Teen life coach, Joey Mascio is helping us see ingratitude for what it really is, and helping parents make an action plan for what to do. 

 

If you’d like to connect with Joey Mascio, you can find him at the following links:

 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firmlyfounded_coaching/

Coaching Program:

http://www.firmlyfounded.com/teen

Nov 04, 2020
Episode 193: Mormon 8
02:16

Do you ever feel alone or forgotten?  

 

Today we’re diving into a hope-filled verse that reminds us that you are NEVER forgotten by God!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/else who could benefit from One Minute Scripture Study!

Nov 04, 2020
Episode 192: Mormon 8
03:08

When you have to wait . . . and wait . . . and wait for a blessing, what can you do? 

 

Today we’re learning from Moroni’s 21 year wait about what the Lord may need from us while we wait for hoped-for blessings. 

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Nov 03, 2020
Episode 191: Mormon 7
02:34

So you want to gather scattered Israel? 

 

Well . . . how exactly can you do that? 

 

In this episode we’ll talk about the ridiculously simple ways in which you’re probably already gathering scattered Israel!

 

I’d love to study the scriptures with your daughter!  If you have a girl between the ages of 9 - 12 you need to check out One Minute Scripture Study for Girls!  Find out more at the link: https://rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls/

Nov 02, 2020
Episode 190: Mormon 6
03:35

Mormon 6 is one of the most stark reminders we have of what our spiritual outcome will be if we refuse the mercy of the Savior. 

 

Today we’re personalizing the account of Mormon so that we can better feel the power of this awful moment in history. 

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/121bpzKfdTagQPZ9zhuUHsiL64o_zbl5A/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 30, 2020
Episode 189: Mormon 5
02:08

Parenting latter-day teens might seem like the worst job in the world sometimes.  The attitude, the laziness, the cell-phone addiction.  Argh!

 

But today we’re talking about why, in spite of-- and perhaps because of-- this difficulty, it is some of the most important work we can do.  

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jFLy-jrR7U40iFZmbnU5T__uWfGKoHIB/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 29, 2020
Episode 188: Mormon 5
02:11

Sometimes sinning seems like the easy way out. 

But the wicked Nephites show us the full implications of the choice to follow Satan . . . and we’d be wise to pay attention!

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZvqEe9ygrNJQK5Vp_0QbTISvmyeofVuU/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 28, 2020
Episode 187: Mormon 5
02:17

What does it mean to be “clasped” in the arms of Jesus? 

 

Is it just a really great hug? 

 

Well today we’re looking at the Aramaic and Arabic origins of the word to find out exactly what it means for us.

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-bCgyxhN_SF-I3_mafdcotZLgIwyLxU_/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 27, 2020
Episode 186: Mormon 2
02:54

Today we’re talking about one of my favorite spiritual heroes: Mormon!

 

We’re diving into how a teenage Mormon was able to stay strong even in the middle of a society overcome with sin.  

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1U9YCPob-H0TewYYFv1XACoLd8Pi6gwvD/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 26, 2020
Episode 185: 4 Nephi
02:19

Is there one simple thing we could do to move us toward a more Zion society? 

 

Absolutely!

 

Today we’re talking about how a change in vocabulary can help us become a more Zion people.

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uNF6iVfgImFSb4EUevYg4n6OIInxQxHc/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9-12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 23, 2020
Episode 184: 4 Nephi
03:02

Have you ever thought about how you could create your own “Zion” community if everyone would just leave you alone? 

 

Well today we’re talking about how we can create a Zion community even amongst people who annoy or even infuriate us.

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jds2aAsaOLC1hgUlKIEAqouojiuLdWf4/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 22, 2020
[Bonus Episode] Episode 183: The Mental Illness Episode
19:48

The most frequently asked question I get is “What are some good resources for OCD/depression/anxiety?”  So I thought I’d put everything together in one podcast episode!

 

In this episode I’m giving you a look at what mental illness feels like from the inside, as well as sharing some of my favorite resources that helped me overcome debilitating OCD and depression.  

 

I’m also sharing some great resources for kids that have been recommended to me by fabulous parents and specialists who either have or work with kids with OCD!

 

Resources mentioned:

Between Two Minds by Dr. Judith Stay Moore

The OCD Workbook by Bruce M. Hyman and Cherlene Pedrick

Anxiety-Free Kids by Bonnie Zucker

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck by Dawn Huebner

Parenting Survival Podcast by Natasha Daniels

Fight Like a Mother Podcast by Cheryl Cardall

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 21, 2020
Episode 182: 3 Nephi 27
02:11

Yesterday we talked about the importance of progressing from knowing to doing.

 

And today we’re looking at an invitation from the Savior to go beyond doing to becoming. 

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eU_l6UKswEVaO5hs0FGqOFcoRUVZvuu-/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 21, 2020
Episode 181: 3 Nephi 27
02:40

What does gymnastics have to do with the gospel?  

 

Well in 3 Nephi 27, the Savior tells us.  

 

Listen in to find out how to become a spiritual gymnast.

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eA2HbLUZBoF2e7X5UPbKJMY_3Cz3spQX/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 20, 2020
Episode 180: 3 Nephi 27
02:28

Today we’re taking a look at the importance of the word “the”.  

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ys8XGAHY5mTiZabJFuHIoCM9LA2O9rWD/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 19, 2020
Episode 179: 3 Nephi 22
03:03

Christ is our Savior, our Elder Brother, the Father of our salvation and . . . our husband???

 

Today we’re diving in deep to why the title of “husband” is one of the most beautiful illustrations of Christ’s deep care for us. 

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/11P9sAdxTFJTvfx4j__B4QGmEdRWUi1Xf/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 16, 2020
Episode 178: 3 Nephi 26
02:56

Parenting latter-day teens might seem like the hardest job in the world sometimes.  The attitude, the laziness, the cell-phone addiction.  Argh!

 

But today we’re talking about why, in spite of-- and perhaps because of-- this difficulty, it is some of the most important work we can do.  

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yiY1Qdxunuaw8M0UZof_1Jf_X-eEQNi3/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 15, 2020
Episode 177: 3 Nephi 25
02:12

Who wants spiritual safety for their teen?  

 

Could there be a super simple solution to the many temptations Satan is throwing at our youth? 

 

Well today we’re going to find out one simple way to protect the teens in our lives!

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1K6KA7eItdUldSyNessn3wzZ48-rFyuyX/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ.

Oct 14, 2020
Episode 176: 3 Nephi 24
02:22

What if you don’t get a miracle from paying tithing? 

 

What if no magical money shows up or no job promotion comes?  Does that mean you’re not being blessed for your righteousness in paying tithing?

 

Well today we’re talking about one of the least appreciated but greatest blessings that comes to EVERY single person who pays their tithing.

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kl_oMsZH2n01kWs8PzKYVem4HZCcyEh7/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 13, 2020
Episode 175: 3 Nephi 23
02:29

Poor Nephi.  

 

In 3 Nephi 23 he gets called out by the Savior and it cannot be a good feeling. 

 

But are we at risk for being called out by Him as well?  

 

Listen in to find out!

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/14LanuR0Ea8ZVMOx2zkfiFF_2DdVa9yO6/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 12, 2020
Episode 174: 3 Nephi 19
02:37

What’s so great about receiving the Holy Ghost? 

 

Well, in addition to comforting, teaching, and warning us, the Spirit has one MAJOR role that affects whether or not we become who God wants us to become. 

 

Listen in to find out more. 

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16ln37ErWlVOVMeTQ4h55PSae_BdYSHff/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 09, 2020
Episode 173: 3 Nephi 17
02:13

Parenting latter-day teens might seem like the worst job in the world sometimes.  The attitude, the laziness, the cell-phone addiction.  Argh!

 

But today we’re talking about why, in spite of-- and perhaps because of-- this difficulty, it is some of the most important work we can do.  

 

Get today’s wallpaper here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1U4ZOGKwgxgE18NsHGMrpGrUAYzDxGxiH/view?usp=sharing

 

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 08, 2020
[Bonus Episode] Episode 172: My Favorite Things!
14:44

Because it’s October and I LOVE October (Reese’s pumpkins!), I thought I’d share some of the other things I love.  

 

Links to my favorite things (not affiliated):

 

@beauty_redefined: https://www.instagram.com/beauty_redefined/

Awesome with Alison Episode 120: https://thealisonshow.com/podcasts/ep-120-building-body-image-resilience-through-thick-and-thin-with-beauty_redefined/

The Little Book of Book of Mormon Evidences: https://amzn.to/3k33pM1

Drawn In with David Bowman: https://www.davidbowmanart.com/pages/what-is-drawn-in-subscription-info

The Four Kingdoms: https://amzn.to/32ci41f

Family Tech University: https://familytechuniversity.com/

If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 07, 2020
Episode 171: 3 Nephi 18
02:28

Is there any guarantee of personal spiritual safety? 

 

Well, nothings a 100% guarantee, but today we’re talking about a 99.99% guarantee to staying spiritual safe in challenging times. 

 

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Oct 07, 2020
Episode 170: 3 Nephi 18
01:53

Today we’re connecting what Jesus said to the Nephites at their first sacrament meeting, to what Jesus said to his sleeping disciples in Gethsemane. 

 

Oh, and of course, we’re connecting it to us too-- a little personal application never hurt anyone!

 

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Oct 06, 2020
Episode 169: 3 Nephi 17
02:02

What can Jesus’ experience with the Nephites teach us about temple worship?  

 

A whole lot!

Today we’re talking about how to transform your temple worship by accepting Jesus’ invitation to the Nephites. 

 

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Oct 05, 2020
Episode 168: General Conference Prep Day 5
02:03

Do you have more Insta followers than your neighbor? 

 

What about your wardrobe-- is it better than your sister’s?

 

In today’s episode we’re figuring out just what God thinks of these thresholds for “enoughness.”

 

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If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 02, 2020
Episode 167: General Conference Prep Day 4
02:13

Have you ever thought of burning your scriptures? 

 

No?

 

Well, good!  But you’re still not off the hook!

 

Listen in to find out why!

 

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If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Oct 01, 2020
Episode 166: General Conference Prep Day 3
02:06

It can be hard to feel the personal love of the Savior.  

 

Sometimes we view His atonement as a service to ALL mankind in one big lump.  But today we’re talking about how very individual both His love and His sacrifice are. 

 

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If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Sep 30, 2020
Episode 165: General Conference Prep Day 2
02:05

Today we’re taking a look back at Elder Holland’s beautiful talk that reminds us to have hope for a brighter future than we might now have. 

 

If you’re feeling spiritually or emotionally exhausted, this episode is for you!

 

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If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Sep 29, 2020
Episode 164: General Conference Prep Day 1
02:40

Today we’re taking a look back at the last General Conference, and remembering the specific invitation given to us by our prophet, Russell M. Nelson.  

 

And if an invitation from a prophet isn’t enough, we’re also being reminded of the HUGE blessings that will come from following his admonition. 

 

Family History Links: 

 

  1. Instagram account to follow: @moderngenealogy
  2. Find a famous relative
  3. Find out which of your relatives you look most like
  4. Map of where your ancestors came from
  5. What was going on in the world when you were born
  6. Weird website to find out what happened the day you were born
  7. Make a crossword puzzle with family names

 

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If you have a daughter between the ages of 9 - 12 I’d love to have them join my new scripture study group for girls.  Meeting once a week on Zoom and with multiple check-ins each week, this group is intended to help tween girls prepare spiritually and emotionally for their teen years and come closer to Christ. 

Check it out at rubygirl.org/oneminutescripturestudyforgirls

Sep 28, 2020
Episode 163: 3 Nephi 14
02:08

Need a little emotional boost?  I’ve got it for you today!

We’re talking about how you can know whether you’re going to make it spiritually or not (hint: you’re totally going to make it!).  

 

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Sep 25, 2020
Episode 162: 3 Nephi 14
03:54

It’s story time!

 

Today I’m sharing my absolute FAVORITE story that has taught me to judge less and love more. 

 

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Sep 24, 2020
Episode 161: 3 Nephi 13
01:59

What’s standing between you and Jesus? 

 

It just might be your cell phone. 

 

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Sep 23, 2020
Episode 160: 3 Nephi 13
02:37

Today is all about forgiveness and just how much we really need to give to those who have hurt us. 

 

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Sep 22, 2020
Episode 159: 3 Nephi 12
02:26

Have you ever read in the scriptures about the word “raca” and wondered what in the world it was? 

 

Well today, I’m solving the mysteries of the universe and letting you know just why “raca” is so bad. 

 

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Sep 21, 2020
Episode 158: 3 Nephi 11
02:30

What must it have been like to be present when the Savior appeared to the Nephites? 

 

One thing we know, is that it was personal. 

 

And today we’re going to talk about how much time the Savior took to make it so very personal to each Nephite there.

 

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Sep 18, 2020
Episode 157: 3 Nephi 10
02:02

Is it possible to be a scripture scholar WITHOUT being a spiritual superstar?  

 

In today’s episode we’re going to find out.

 

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 17, 2020
Episode 156: 3 Nephi 9
02:30

The Lamanites received the Spirit and had NO idea that they had.  Which is pretty weird, right?  

 

Maybe not so much.  

 

In today’s episode we’re finding out how we just might be less aware of the Spirit than we think we are.

 

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 16, 2020
Episode 155: 3 Nephi 9
01:54

If you really don’t like Satan and want to know how to make him miserable, this episode is for you. 

 

We’re talking about a strategy that will give you extra spiritual power, and make Satan miserable at the same time-- it’s a win-win!

 

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Sep 15, 2020
Episode 154: 3 Nephi 8
02:46

Reading 3 Nephi 8 is a little painful as you watch the Nephites face total physical destruction.  

 

But it gets even more painful to read when you realize that it’s a foreshadowing of what our own experience might be at the day of Jesus’ coming. 



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Sep 14, 2020
Episode 153: 3 Nephi 6
02:08

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Sep 11, 2020
Episode 152: 3 Nephi 4
02:30

And you thought one year of food storage was hard to assemble-- the Nephites had to have SEVEN.  And they didn’t even have Costco!

 

Today we’re discussing what the Nephites have to teach us about preparation for crises.

 

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Sep 10, 2020
Episode 151: 3 Nephi 1-7
02:06

Today is all about thought-provoking questions, the most important of which is: are you ready?!

 

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Sep 09, 2020
Episode 150: 3 Nephi 1
02:01

Teenagers can often feel unimportant in the great movement of the gospel. 

 

But today we’re talking about just how vital teenagers are to the work of the Lord. 

 

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 08, 2020
Episode 149: 3 Nephi 1
02:33

3 Nephi 1 contains one of the most beautiful and personal experiences in the Book of Mormon.  

 

Today we’re looking at the experience of Nephi when he was overcome with anxiety and received unexpected succor from the Savior. 

 

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 07, 2020
Episode 148: Helaman 14
02:04

Today we are going all over the place- we’re talking about Samuel the Lamanite, Pinterest printables, and letting former judge Dallin H. Oaks tell us what’s what!

 

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 04, 2020
Episode 147: Helaman 13
02:20

If repentance was on a grocery shelf would it be with the cans of beans or in the produce section? 

 

Well today we are finding out just how perishable repentance really is. 

 

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Sep 03, 2020
Episode 146: Helaman 13
01:59

Can Instagram make you happy?

 

Join me today to find out!

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And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 02, 2020
Episode 145: Helaman 13
03:33

Today we’re going to see if we can find a little bit of ourselves in the wicked Nephites and an unwise teenage girl. 

 

And we’re going to consider just why it’s not enough to know truth. 

 

Grab today’s wallpaper here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/114pSggJOeCN2Mo7RSuEyUmgQG3Wu6np4/view?usp=sharing


And get my free Body Confidence Workbook at www.rubygirl.org/bodygratitude

Sep 01, 2020
Episode 144: Helaman 13
02:33

One time I gave a gift to a friend that was received gratefully . . . until I overheard the friend complaining about the gift.  Ugh.

It was a lame situation, but it taught me a really important lesson about God, me, and my body. 

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Aug 31, 2020
Episode 143: Helaman 12
02:21

Helaman 12 has always bothered me because it seems so implausible -- even impossible!

But if we take a closer look at it we find that not only is it possible, but we might just be guilty of doing what it says!

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Aug 28, 2020
Episode 142: Helaman 11
02:48

Nephi is kind of the hero of the book of Helaman-- he's out there starting and stopping famines, throwing out prophecies, and being overall amazing. 

But Helaman 11 teaches us something extremely important to keep in mind when we look at the "Nephi"s in our own lives. 

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Aug 27, 2020
Episode 141: Helaman 8
02:48

In Helaman 8 we find Nephi in a whole lot of trouble-- the judges (who are also Gadianton Robbers) want to throw him into prison to get rid of him.  

The majority of the people are ready to go along with the judges until "some" of the people show just how brave they are. 

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Aug 26, 2020
Episode 140: Helaman 7
02:31

In Helaman 7 Nephi says a prayer that is so fervent and so amazing that the people who hear him actually run to tell other people.  That must have been one amazing prayer!!

But what would happen if someone overheard YOU praying?  Would they be amazed at its fervency . . . or shocked at how boring it is?  

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Aug 25, 2020
Episode 139: Helaman 7
02:41

Have you ever wished you could live back in the “good old days”?  Today we're talking about how Nephi and you were both born at the exact right time.  

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Aug 24, 2020
Episode 138: Helaman 6
02:31

In Helaman 6 the Nephites are turning away from righteousness and the Spirit withdraws from them. 

But the real question here is: who pulled back first?

Today we're talking about the ways in which we pull ourselves away from the Spirit.  

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Aug 21, 2020
Episode 137: Helaman 5
02:25

Helaman 5 teaches us about an interesting relationship within our spirituality.  

There is a constant push and pull going on within us between our righteousness and the pull toward wickedness, and there's never a moment in which the pull is neutral.  

Today we're talking about that pull and the built in safeguard God has provided us. 

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Aug 20, 2020
Episode 136: Helaman 5
02:45

What in the world do Mufasa and Simba have in common with Helaman?  

One powerful word. 

And today we're diving in deep to why that one word matters to you as well.  

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Aug 19, 2020
Episode 135: Helaman 4
02:51

Today we're talking about cleaving to the Lord and what that really means.  

We're taking a deep dive into what cleaving looks like and how we can do it.  

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Aug 18, 2020
Episode 134: Helaman 1
02:41

The Lamanites gather together the very greatest army they've ever had-- they're as strong and as powerful as they've ever been.  

But what leads to their downfall?  Entering the enemy's stronghold.  

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Aug 17, 2020
Episode 133: Alma 61
03:00

Pahoran doesn't get a ton of attention in the Book of Mormon, but in Alma 61 he teaches us a powerful lesson.

Today we'll talk about what Pahoran has to teach us about road rage and saving friendships. 

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Aug 14, 2020
Episode 132: Alma 57
02:25

What was it that lead the Stripling Warriors to be so miraculously successful? 

Luckily Helaman and President Nelson both have the answer for us!

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Aug 13, 2020
[Bonus Episode]: Episode 131
25:43

Satan is trying to steal your mortal experience and the mortal experiences of the teenagers around you. 

And it's NOT okay!

In today's episode we're identifying the 3 subtle traps Satan uses to stop us from being the heroic, happy girls and women God intended us to be. 

Plus I'm providing you with 3 of my favorite resources to take the power out of Satan's traps.  

Resources mentioned:

Ruby Girl's Mother-Daughter Unstoppable Confidence Challenge: https://rubygirl.org/unstoppable-confidence-challenge/

Family Tech University: https://familytechuniversity.com/

Beauty Redefined's book More Than a Body: https://www.amazon.com/More-Than-Body-Instrument-Ornament-ebook/dp/B081TQDNP5/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=more+than+a+body&qid=1597176685&sr=8-2

Aug 12, 2020
Episode 130: Alma 56
02:30

If the 2,000 Stripling Warriors had to turn in their resumes to apply for the position of soldiers, what would they have said? 

Today we're talking about just what would have been on their resumes, and what WE need our spiritual resumes to qualify for our callings. 

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Aug 12, 2020
Episode 129: Alma 55
02:41

Alma 55 has one of the funniest verses in the Book of Mormon, because it is SO obvious.  

 

But on further inspection, this funny verse might actually have a whole lot to teach us. 

 

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Aug 11, 2020
Episode 128: Alma 55
04:28

In today's episode we're diving in deep to what Nephite soldiers, mushrooms, and our media choices all have to do with each other. 

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Aug 10, 2020
Episode 127: Alma 49
01:58

What is the best way to prepare for spiritual battles? 

 

It depends on which period of time you’re living in. 

 

Because each prophet will guide their people in different ways.  

 

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Aug 07, 2020
Episode 126: Alma 45
02:16

What is it that led to the Nephite’s destruction?  

 

Was it an active effort to turn from God?  Or big leaps from good to bad? 

 

Nope.  It was dwindling and falling.  

Listen to the episode to find out more. 

 

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Aug 06, 2020
Episode 125: Interview with Brandon Pipkin
32:22

In this interview with Brandon Pipkin, emotional abuse coach, we talk about the spiritual ramifications of emotional abuse and bullying. 

If you think you or a loved one might be in a situation of abuse you will not want to miss this episode!


Connect with Brandon on social media at @stop.emotional.abuse and access his free emotional abuse questionnaire here

Aug 05, 2020
Episode 124: Alma 44
02:25

We’re still talking about why Captain Moroni is so awesome, and today we’re highlighting his faith. 

 

In one of the most dramatic war moments of the Book of Mormon, Moroni takes a pause to point everyone’s spiritual eyes back to God. 

 

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Aug 05, 2020
Episode 123: Alma 43
03:17

What would you do if you were fighting in the scariest battle ever? 

 

Would you fight back, run away, or pause for a moment to pray? 

 

In this episode we’re talking about what Moroni’s soldiers did in the face of dragon-like fighting. 

 

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Aug 04, 2020
Episode 122: Alma 43
02:51

Hooray!  We’re finally talking about Captain Moroni!

 

He is such a fantastic example in so many ways, but today we’re talking about one of his greatest strengths . . .  and it has nothing to do with what we usually think of.

 

Listen to the episode to find out more. 

 

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Aug 03, 2020
Episode 121: Alma 42
02:59

I used to be petrified that at the final judgment, everyone would sit around and watch my life on a big screen.  They'd see all of my sins and embarrassing moments in great detail. 

But Alma teaches us how mercy and justice meet to save us from the worst movie marathon ever. 

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Jul 31, 2020
Episode 120: Alma 41
02:32

Does the Book of Mormon contain any lessons on karma?

It sure does! 

Learn what Alma has to teach us about the power of eternal karma. 

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Jul 30, 2020
Episode 119: Interview with Jill Freestone, Certified Life Coach
42:10

If you struggle with anxiety, you'll want to listen to this episode!

Jill Freestone, a certified life coach is teaching us all about how mindfulness can ease your suffering-- and it doesn't mean you have to sit on a yoga mat and meditate for an hour each day. 

Listen in to find out what you can do today to start working on the stress, fear, and anxiety in your life!

Connect with Jill on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/jillfreestonecoaching/

Jul 29, 2020
Episode 118: Alma 41
02:28

Can you find happiness through wickedness?

Nope. 

It never has been, and never will be, possible. 

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Jul 29, 2020
Episode 117: Alma 39
02:57

Alma 39 is super awkward to read through; it's just so sad to listen as Corianton has sin, after sin, after sin, pointed out to him.  

But it has a couple of really important lessons in it that each of us can learn from. 

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Jul 28, 2020
Episode 116: Alma 39
03:29

If we've got free time, does it matter how we spend it? 

According to Alma and Dallin H. Oaks, it really does. 

Listen in to find out more. 

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Jul 27, 2020
Episode 115: Alma 38
02:29

Alma 38 is such a wonderful lesson on how to teach chastity.  

Instead of telling his son to ignore his passions, Alma teaches Shiblon to bridle them. 

In this episode we'll find out the fantastic blessings that come from bridling (rather than eliminating) our passions.

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Jul 24, 2020
Episode 114: Alma 37
03:07

In this episode I'm sharing my very favorite scripture from childhood.  

We're talking about Liahonas, personal guidance, and back pockets.  Listen in to find out more!

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Jul 23, 2020
Bonus Episode: Interview with Sami Halvorsen
37:20

In this interview with LDS teen life coach Sami Halvorsen, we're discussing how to recognize anxiety in ourselves and others.  

But we also get into an awesome discussion about how anxiety can actually be a REALLY good thing. 

Listen in to find out more. 

And to connect with Sami, find her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knowingupforteengirls/

Or on her website: http://knowingup.com/

Jul 22, 2020
Episode 112: Alma 37
02:44

What is it that makes an Olympian an Olympian?

The same thing that makes celestial people celestial. 

Find out more by listening to the full episode. 

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Jul 22, 2020
Episode 111: Alma 36
03:09

In Alma 36 we find out how very painful Alma's repentance was.  He was racked and harrowed by the pain of his sins. 

Was it so that God could get revenge?

In this episode we'll find out why feeling the pain of repentance is so important. 

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Jul 21, 2020
Episode 110: Alma 36
02:28

If being good doesn't get you out of having trials, then why bother being good? 

In this episode we're talking about why being good is the best thing you can do to prepare for trials!

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Jul 20, 2020
Episode 109: Alma 34
02:48

Confession time: I used to plan to repent after I died.  I'd just enjoy this life as much as possible, and then bother with repentance later. 

But Alma 34 teaches us why delaying repentance is risky business. 

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Jul 17, 2020
Episode 108: Alma 34
02:46

Can we possibly pray too much? 

Can we bother Heavenly Father with all of our requests? 

In this episode we're figuring out just how God feels about our prayers.

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Jul 16, 2020
Bonus Episode 107: Interview with John Hilton III
39:17

In this interview, John Hilton III talks about how we can find real peace during troubling times.  

We go into depth about his new book The Founder of Our Peace and what actionable steps we can take to find peace when we're feeling anxiety and fear. 

He has SO many fantastic thoughts, ideas, and tips - listen in to hear them all. 

And to buy his wonderful book (it's amazing!) go here: https://deseretbook.com/p/the-founder-of-our-peace?variant_id=184154-hardcover

Jul 15, 2020
Episode 106: Alma 33
03:11

The Ancient Israelites are some of the most frustrating people in the scriptures!

But are we sometimes more like them than we think?  

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Jul 15, 2020
Episode 105: Alma 32
05:02

If you never see an angel, and you don't have a vision, how are you supposed to know that the gospel is true? 

Alma 32 teaches us how we can PERFECTLY know the truth of any gospel principle.  

Listen in to find out more!

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Jul 14, 2020
Episode 104: Alma 32
03:24

What can the people who built the Rameumptom teach us about humility?

It turns out, a whole lot!


Listen in to find out why humility leads to greatness.

 

Bishop Edgley quote: https://bit.ly/2YmciYP

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Jul 13, 2020
Episode 103: Alma 31
02:49

I have to admit to being a bit judgmental sometimes.

 

I roll my eyes at the outfits I see on people in Walmart, I mutter angrily under my breath at people who drive under the speed limit, and I sometimes get a bit frustrated with people whose talks go overtime in church.  

 

But my behavior is wrong, and Alma’s here to teach us why… all at the base of the Rameumptom.  

 

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Jul 10, 2020
Episode 102: Alma 31
02:34

Have you ever used Google to try to figure out how to change your bad behavior? 

 

Maybe you’re trying to motivate yourself to wake up early, or stop that pesky cussing habit, or even something as serious as ending a pornography addiction? 

 

Well in this episode we’re talking about where every single one of those efforts should start!

 

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Jul 09, 2020
Episode 101: Interview with Mark Shields (Full Length Version)
53:24

Do you wish you got more out of your temple worship?

Or are you preparing to go through the temple for the first time and aren't sure if you're ready? 

This interview with Mark Shields, author of Your Endowment, will change how you worship in the temple and how you feel about the blessings of the temple. 

To connect with Mark online, you can find him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mark.shields.7923 

You can purchase his book, Your Endowment, here: https://amzn.to/2UXxWRk

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 100: Interview with Mark Shields (Short Version)
37:23

Do you wish you got more out of your temple worship?

Or are you preparing to go through the temple for the first time and aren't sure if you're ready? 

This interview with Mark Shields, author of Your Endowment, will change how you worship in the temple and how you feel about the blessings of the temple. 

To connect with Mark online, you can find him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mark.shields.7923 

You can purchase his book, Your Endowment, here: https://amzn.to/2UXxWRk

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 99: Alma 30
02:56

In this episode I’m admitting to one of my most shameful sins that I committed as a seven year old. 

 

It’s a good one, and it makes me just a little bit like Korihor. 

 

Listen to the episode to hear all the sordid details of my 7-year-old life of crime!

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/1994/10/thou-shalt-not-bear-false-witness?lang=eng

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 98: Alma 30
02:31

Korihor might have been an anti-Christ, but he also had faith. 

 

Unfortunately for him it was the wrong kind. 

 

Listen to the full episode to find out why even those who are most against God have faith like the rest of us believers. 

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/1992/07/countering-korihors-philosophy?lang=eng

Jul 07, 2020
Episode 97: Alma 30
02:24

Many people walk away from the Church because they want to be “free”.  

 

But Korihor and Elder Eyring teach us that no one is truly free.  

 

Listen to the full episode to find out more. 

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1997/04/finding-safety-in-counsel?lang=eng

Jul 06, 2020
Episode 96: Alma 29
03:44

Today I’m talking about how Alma 29 brought so much peace to my life. 

 

In the middle of mental illness I wished for much different things than I was being given. 

 

But Alma 29 helped me finally accept what God had planned for me.  And it can help you find peace in whatever struggles you’re facing.

 

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Jul 03, 2020
Episode 95: Alma 27
02:16

Do Mad Eye Moody and the Anti Nephi Lehies have ANYTHING in common?

 

Actually, yes. 

 

Listen to the episode to find out what!

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1996/10/according-to-the-desire-of-our-hearts?lang=eng

Jul 02, 2020
Episode 94: Alma 26
02:25

What do born again Christians get right that Latter-day Saints sometimes don’t?

 

In today’s episode we’re talking about exactly that! 

 

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Jul 01, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 93: How to Create an LDS Vision Board in 2020
09:32

Do you struggle to keep the goals you make?

Or maybe you’re confused about where you’re going in life. 

 

In this bonus episode we’re talking all about the power of using a vision board to help you become the best version of yourself.  

 

You have power to do amazing things, and a vision board will help you do them!

 

If you enjoyed this episode and would like help in creating a vision board, grab our free Ultimate Vision Board Helps for LDS Girls at www.rubygirl.org/visionboard

Jun 30, 2020
Episode 92: Alma 24
02:17

If you’re awesome at holding onto guilt, take the example of the Anti-Nephi-Lehies and run with it!

In today’s episode we’re learning both the why and the how of letting go of guilt. 

 

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Jun 30, 2020
Episode 91: Alma 24
02:28

When you try to change a habit or repent, how deep do you need to bury your "sword"?

The Anti-Nephi-Lehies show us the benefit of burying our swords as deep down as we can!

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Jun 29, 2020
Episode 90: Alma 22
03:12

King Lamoni’s father is a rich guy. 

 

And at first he tries to buy his way into heaven. 

 

But Aaron teaches him an important lesson about the cost of eternal life. 

 

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Jun 26, 2020
Episode 89: Alma 20
01:51

King Lamoni teaches us an important lesson on the balance between faith and works. 

 

Which is more important? 

 

Which do we need? 

 

Listen to the episode to find out what Lamoni has to teach us on this subject!

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/liahona/2009/03/come-unto-him-in-prayer-and-faith?lang=eng

Jun 25, 2020
Episode 88: Alma 18
02:48

What is the most important topic you can study in the Church? 

 

What gives life meaning, purpose, and direction? 

 

In this episode we’ll find out the answers to these questions!

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2016/10/to-whom-shall-we-go?lang=eng

Jun 24, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 87: Uplifting Music
17:33

How powerful is music? 

Does it really matter what kind of music you listen to, or what shows you watch, or what books you read? 

Well today I’m going to share with you what my own experience in the temple taught me on this subject. 

And if you enjoyed this episode and would like to grab our free Spotify playlist filled with uplifting music for LDS Teens visit www.rubygirl.org/upliftingmusic

Jun 23, 2020
Episode 86: Alma 18
03:19

Whether you hate your job or love it, it’s your gospel responsibility to do it well.  

Don’t believe me? 

Just listen to what Ammon, King Lamoni, and Henry B. Eyring have to say on the subject!

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/2004/02/the-book-of-mormon-will-change-your-life?lang=eng

Jun 23, 2020
Episode 85: Alma 17 and 20
02:43

How powerful is your example? 

 

And does it matter if you’re an example in every situation? 

 

Surely there are some places where you can let your guard down. 

 

Well today Ammon and King Lamoni’s father are teaching us the power of our examples in the most unlikely of situations. 

 

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Jun 22, 2020
Episode 84: Alma 15
02:43

The war in heaven is still raging on. 

 

It was fought in God’s presence; it was fought by the followers of Nehor; and it’s being fought in our own hearts every day. 

 

Listen to the full episode to find out one specific false doctrine that has been carried from the premortal world to our world- with unfortunate success. 

 

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Jun 19, 2020
Episode 83: Alma 15
02:40

How is it that Alma was so easily able to forgive Zeezrom after the destruction that happened in Ammonihah? 

 

Could it be that Alma had learned from his own personal experience of so very dearly needing forgiveness? 

 

Listen to the full episode to find out more. 

 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2012/04/the-merciful-obtain-mercy?lang=eng

Jun 18, 2020
Episode 82: Alma 14
03:05

Sometimes life truly does not make sense. 

Why are blessings withheld from worthy people?
Why do bad things happen to good people?

Well today we’re going to learn from Alma, Amulek, and my spiritual BFF Elder Holland the answers to these questions. 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/1999/10/an-high-priest-of-good-things-to-come?lang=eng

Jun 17, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 81: Proof that LDS Teens are Remarkable
15:21

Have you ever heard that you’re a “marked” or “chosen” or even “heroic” generation?

 

Well today’s episode is proof that you, yes YOU, are one of those marked, chosen heroes!

 

And we’re also going to talk about what that means for you TODAY. 


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Jun 16, 2020
Episode 80: Alma 13
02:34

Anyone else love a good rest? 

How about eternal rest? 

Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? 

Well in Alma 13 we learn about how we can enjoy the “rest in the Lord” not just after this, life but right now. 

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Quotes referenced: https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/manual/teachings-joseph-f-smith/chapter-48?lang=eng

Jun 16, 2020
Episode 79: Alma 13
02:18

Need a good spiritual lift?

This episode is for you!

Alma and Harold B. Lee are here today to remind you of exactly who you are and have always been.  

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Jun 15, 2020
Episode 78: Alma 12
02:24

Can repentance wait until the Millennium?

After all, we’re going to have a THOUSAND YEARS with no Netflix, cell phones, or video games… what else will we have to do?

Well in this episode we’re talking about why repenting NOW is absolutely crucial.

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Jun 12, 2020
Episode 77: Alma 11
02:39

What the heck is a senine?

Or a shiblum?

And why in the world does it matter?

In this episode we’ll talk about why Amulek and Zeezrom’s spiritual battle is made even more dramatic with an understanding of Nephite money.

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Jun 11, 2020
Episode 76: Alma 10
02:53

Today’s episode is a powerful story from Present Thomas S. Monson about listening when we’re called.

Listen to the full episode to hear his story and what it has to do with Amulek.

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Jun 10, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 75: 1 Trick to Incredible Self Confidence
09:24

Do you struggle to feel confident?  

Do you feel like you need other people to value you in order to feel good about yourself? 

I did too!

In this episode I'm sharing the ONE simple thing I did that took me from relying on others for self confidence to feel completely confident every day!

If you enjoy this episode, make sure to rate, review, and subscribe!

Jun 09, 2020
Episode 74: Alma 9 - 10
02:55

Amulek, like Neville Longbottom, is one of the unsung heroes of the story he’s in.

In this episode we’ll talk about exactly why Amulek is so heroic.

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Jun 09, 2020
Episode 73: Alma 8
02:36

Can Superman teach us about how to live the gospel?

Well, maybe not Superman, but Uncle Ben can.

In this episode we’ll talk about what Uncle Ben, the apostle Luke, and Alma all have to teach us about gospel living.

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 08, 2020
Episode 72: Alma 7
03:10

The Atonement of Christ was done not just for “all of us” but for “each of us.”

In this episode we’ll take a look at how very personal the Atonement is to each of us, and how the Savior is perfectly prepared to succor each of us.

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 05, 2020
Episode 71: Alma 6
02:30

Is there a part of prayer that we’re missing out on?

Is there something we SHOULD be praying for that we’re not?

Or even if we’re asking for the right things, are we asking in the right way?

This episode dives into what Alma 6 teaches us about what we should ask God for, and how we should ask for it.

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 04, 2020
Episode 70: Alma 5
02:19

Alma teaches us in Alma 5 that there is a specific, world-wide, Church-wide sin that leaves us unprepared to meet God.

What sin is it?

And what can we do it about?

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 03, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 69: Self Worth in a Selfie World
13:00

When I was a teenager I refused to get braces.... because I wanted to be cute for a boy. 

I felt like I had to be someone or something other than what I was for people to REALLY like me. 

In this episode we're talking all about how we can learn to feel powerful, confident, and loved no matter what!  

And if you enjoy this episode make sure to rate, review, and subscribe!

Jun 02, 2020
Episode 68: Alma 5
02:33

Is there a difference between having a pure heart and clean hands?

And does it make a difference in how we live the gospel?

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 02, 2020
Episode 67: Alma 5
02:02

Can we boil down all of the questions in Alma 5 down to one?

We can, and it’s a good one.

Take the “quiz” today to find out how spiritually prepared you are!

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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Jun 01, 2020
Episode 66: Alma 3
01:54

Do you lean in the right direction?

All of us are like ships- listing to one direction or the other- and the direction we “list to” says a lot about us.

Listen to the full episode to find out more.

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May 29, 2020
Episode 65: Alma 3
02:28

What do the Amlicites, Justin Bieber, you, and I have in common?

A lot more than you might think.

Listen to the full episode to find out!

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May 28, 2020
Episode 64: Alma 2
02:45

Today, let’s talk about war!

Physical AND spiritual war.

The Nephites have a TON to teach us about fighting our spiritual battles, and they even get the prophetic stamp of approval from President Nelson!

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May 27, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 63: 7 Habits of Happy Girls
18:19

Do you want to be happy?  TRULY happy? 

This episode dives into the 7 habits of the happiest girls in the world.... oh, and we also talk about cake a LOT!

Listen to the full episode to find out you can learn to be ridiculously happy!

If you enjoyed this episode make sure to rate, review, and subscribe!

May 26, 2020
Episode 62: Mosiah 29
02:00

For great resources on how to be loving and tolerant in Christ-like ways, visit:

https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/topics/gay/

https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/general-conference/2014/10/free-forever-to-act-for-themselves?lang=eng

https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/explaining-religious-freedom-and-lgbt-rights

And remember, EVERYONE deserves our love and respect!

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May 26, 2020
Episode 61: Mosiah 29
02:28

Would you say the majority of the world is good or evil?

Would you believe that some rich guy in Hollywood is probably affecting your answer?

Listen to the full episode to find out why the world might just be a MUCH better place than we’ve been led to believe.

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May 25, 2020
Episode 60: Mosiah 28
02:46

Are you truly converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ?

How can you tell?

Well Mosiah 28 and President Howard W. Hunter are here to tell us.

Listen to the full episode to find out!

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May 22, 2020
Episode 59: Mosiah 27
02:31

Alma the Younger and Laman are two of the worst young men in the scriptures.

They were both absolutely rotten even though they had good parents who taught them and prayed for them.

They also both saw an angel. And while both of them changed after that, for Laman it was temporary while Alma’s change was permanent.

What made the difference?

In this episode we’ll talk about exactly that! Grab your phone wallpaper here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/uastk9sbp3faedw/Episode%2059.png?dl=0

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May 21, 2020
Episode 58: Mosiah 26
02:51

Do your prayers feel like they’re hitting the ceiling and ricocheting straight back at you?

It may be that you're praying with the right words, but NOT with the right feeling. 

This episode will look into Alma's example (and the hidden math equation!) that teaches us how to pray if we want to be heard. 

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May 20, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 57: Why the Atonement Is For Teenagers (Part 2)
16:43

Teenagers face 5 specific influences that put them at risk for distancing themselves from God and the gospel, which we addressed in episode 52.  

In this episode we're talking about why these problems are actually the greatest opportunity God could give them!

Listen to this episode to find out more!

To read the article that this information comes from, click here: https://rsc.byu.edu/vol-17-no-2-2016/adolescent-brain-atonement-meant-each-other-part-2-rescue

May 19, 2020
Episode 56: Mosiah 26
02:32

How is it that a group of Nephite kids with great parents were able to walk away from their religion and choose wickedness?

Could it be boiled down to one thing?

You bet it can.

In this episode we’re looking at the ONE thing that cause years of heartache for these Nephite youth and their families… and what we can do to avoid it!

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May 19, 2020
Episode 55: Mosiah 25
02:55

Are you feeling a little disappointed after the Worldwide Fast for relief from COVID-19?

Were you expecting more immediate relief than what we seem to have gotten?

This episode will help you see the relief you may have missed, and the miracles that might currently be happening BECAUSE of your part in the worldwide fast.

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May 18, 2020
[Guest Host] Episode 54: Mosiah 24
02:52

Today we have guest host Cheryl Cardall teaching us about 3 of her favorite verses in the Book of Mormon.  

Cheryl Cardall loves wildflowers, beautiful hikes, exploring with her family and a cold Diet Coke with pebble ice.  Her passions are strengthening families, encouraging moms and advocating about mental health.  Her relationship with the Savior has been strengthened and solidified over the last few years of major challenges as she has felt the enabling and strengthening power of His grace in her life.  
 
You can find her on Instagram at supermams4real and at fightlikeamotherpodcast.com

Listen to the episode to find how what she has to teach us about prayer, covenants, and partnering with God. 

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May 15, 2020
Episode 53: Mosiah 24
02:29

Are we more like the wicked priests of King Noah than we think? 

We might be able to find out, just by taking a look at our social media feeds. 

Mosiah 23 will tell us why. 

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May 14, 2020
[BONUS EPISDODE] Episode 52: Why the Atonement Is For Teenagers (Part 1)
14:42

Teenagers face 5 specific influences that put them at risk for distancing themselves from God and the gospel.

What are those forces and how can we use them to have more patience, faith, and hope for the teen years? 

Listen to this episode to find out!

https://rsc.byu.edu/vol-17-no-1-2016/adolescent-brain-atonement-meant-each-other-part-1-dilemma

May 13, 2020
Episode 51: Mosiah 23
02:32

Don’t you just LOVE your trials?

Especially when you're right in the middle of them with no end in sight?

No? 

Well, let’s take a look at Mosiah 23 to find out why trials are actually the best. 

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May 13, 2020
Episode 50: Mosiah 18 - 20
02:52

King Noah’s priests are kind of the worst. 

We all know this.  

They were selfish, self-indulgent, and totally unworthy to be called priests. 

But in Mosiah 18 - 20 they teach us an important lesson about the compounding nature of sin. 

Listen to the full episode to find out what these wicked priests have to teach us. 

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May 12, 2020
Episode 49: Mosiah 18
03:04

Abinadi is often heralded as the great hero of the Book of Mosiah- after all he gave his life for his testimony of Christ!!

But what we don’t often remember are the 205 other people who gave THEIR lives for their testimonies as well.

Listen to this episode to discover how WE can become heroes by giving our lives for Christ (without actually dying).

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May 11, 2020
Episode 48: Mosiah 17
03:09

Mosiah 17 is one of the most frustrating chapters in the entire Book of Mormon.  

And it’s all because of peer pressure. 

Listen to the full episode to find out what King Noah, Pilate, and all of us have in common... and what we can do about it. 

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May 08, 2020
Episode 47: Mosiah 15
02:41

Why did Abinadi bother to speak to King Noah?  

Was there a chance that Noah was going to really change? 

Not much.  

Actually, probably not at all.

But there was one guy, a guy who had lived a really rotten life up to this point, but whose heart was still not QUITE completely hard.  

His name was Alma.  

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May 07, 2020
Episode 46: Mosiah 13
02:37

Sometimes we roll our eyes at the ancient Israelites and even the Nephites who just didn't seem to get the Law of Moses. 

How could they not understand that the Law was pointing them to Christ?  They lived the law, but they didn't enjoy the spiritual power of it. 

But guess what - we do the same thing.

Listen to the episode to find out how and what to do about it.

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May 06, 2020
Episode 45: Mosiah 12
02:09

Okay, friends, get ready to be depressed. 

Mosiah 12 tells us how super, duper lame the people were under King Noah and how they managed to require their sins to be paid for... twice!

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May 05, 2020
Episode 44: Mosiah 11
02:12

Mosiah 11 introduces us to one of the greatest heroes in the Book of Mormon- Abinadi.  

Abinadi is a seriously BOLD prophet, and Mosiah 11 teaches us why. 

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May 04, 2020
Bonus Episode 43: How to Give a Sacrament Talk
06:14

How do you give a great sacrament talk? 

Maybe you're not a professional public speaker, or maybe you're just really uncomfortable in front of crowds.

What can you do?

This episode will walk you through 3 things you MUST NOT do and 3 things you MUST do!

Listen to the full episode to find out all the details!

 

May 01, 2020
Episode 42: Mosiah 10
02:50

Today is all about the power of personal narratives. 

We'll be diving into the stories of Laman and Zoram to find out what we can learn from THEIR personal narratives, and our own.

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May 01, 2020
Episode 41: Mosiah 9
02:29

Mosiah 9:16 is a lesson to all of us about the importance of being a prepper! 

No, we're not talking about building alien-proof bunkers. We're talking about being spiritual preppers. 

Let's dig into Mosiah 9 to find out more!

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Apr 30, 2020
Episode 40: Mosiah 9
02:39

Mosiah 9 gives a glimpse at a frustrating conundrum that many of us deal with: why are sinners successful? 

If sin is wrong, then why is it that the people who sin the most sometimes seem to be blessed the most??

In this episode, we'll take a look at Mosiah 9 to find out. 

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Apr 29, 2020
Episode 39: Mosiah 7
03:36

Mosiah 7 teaches an extremely simple, 3-part process to get out of bondage.  

King Limhi uses this process to help his people escape the inescapable Lamanites.  Could this same process help US get out of spiritual bondage?  

Listen to the episode to find out!

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Apr 28, 2020
[GUEST HOST] Episode 38: Mosiah 7
02:19

Today we've got a special guest host, Darla Trendler from Spiritually Minded Mom.  Darla is sharing her thoughts about a single phrase in Mosiah 7 that has some powerful meaning for each of us.

Listen to the the full podcast to find out why the word "effectual" can make a huge difference in our lives! 

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Darla is the host of the Spiritually Minded Mom podcast where she interviews guests about their experiences learning to navigate motherhood by partnering with our Heavenly Parents. Her goal is to help women gain confidence in their ability to hear and follow God’s voice in motherhood and in life.

Since childhood, Darla has had a love of the scriptures and finds great strength from the examples of the people she reads about. 

Darla's current stage of life involves watching her children leave home, having teenagers, and being her kids' biggest cheerleader.

Darla works with her husband in their car business and when she has a spare minute, she enjoys weightlifting, sewing and writing in her journal.

She and her family love living in the Arizona desert and you can frequently find them spending time together hiking, boating or having pushup competitions.You can out more about Darla on Instagram @spirituallymindedmom or on her website www.spirituallymindedmom.com.

Apr 27, 2020
Episode 37: Mosiah 5
01:50

What do my dad, George Albert Smith, and Jesus Christ have to do with each other? 

In this episode we'll talk about all three of these great men and the importance of names!

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Apr 24, 2020
Episode 36: Mosiah 5
02:11

Mosiah 5:2 teaches us the EASIEST way to keep ALL of the commandments without tons of struggle and effort. 

Seriously, want to know how you can love studying the scriptures, be naturally inclined to serve, and pray like a spiritual ninja?  

Listen to the full episode to find out how to make your personal discipleship easy breezy(ish)!

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Apr 23, 2020
[GUEST HOST] Episode 35: Mosiah 4
02:30

Today we have a special guest host, Brittany Crane. In this episode she shares her favorite part of Mosiah 4. 

Listen to the full episode to hear her beautiful testimony!  And to learn more about Brittany, read her bio below!

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Brittany Crane - Founder of Get Out There Girl
Brittany helps women uncover their critical voices and treat themselves like they would treat a good friend. She believes that self compassion is the tool that will free women from the traps of comparison, guilt, and perfectionism. Brittany is on a mission to help women thrive at life by... 
 
...connecting with nature through high-adventure retreats 🏔 
...connecting with themselves through self compassion ❤ 
...connecting with other women through vulnerability 👭
 
Brittany is the author of the highly-praised Self Compassion Workbook - a 15 day guide and journal experience to help you build inner strength, accept yourself and thrive at life.
 
Brittany is the mom of four rambunctious kids who she is currently homeschooling. 
Apr 22, 2020
Episode 34: Mosiah 4
02:26

Ooh, King Benjamin is really sticking it to his people today. And over 35 years ago, President Benson laid down the law on the same subject too. 

In this episode we'll see what advice these two prophets gave that should change how we act, think, and talk EVERY single day!

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Apr 21, 2020
Episode 33: Mosiah 4
02:44

The word “through” doesn’t seem like it should be that big of a deal. 

But in Mosiah 4:7 the word “through” makes an ETERNAL and ESSENTIAL difference for each of us.

Listen to the full episode to find out why the word "through" can save us all a whole lot of spiritual angst!

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Apr 20, 2020
Episode 32: Mosiah 3
02:17

Have you ever wondered what hell looks like? 

Not one of those cartoon or movie depictions- but the reality? 

I have!

In Mosiah 3 we find out a little bit more of what hell is really like and how WE can avoid it!

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Apr 17, 2020
Episode 31: Mosiah 2
01:47

Mosiah 2 talks about who we "list" to obey? 

But what the heck does "list" mean anyway?

In this episode we'll figure out what it means and specifically, what it means for us.

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Apr 16, 2020
[GUEST HOST] Episode 30: Mosiah 2
02:11

Today we have guest host, Michelle Lehnardt, covering Mosiah 2:21 AGAIN but with a totally different viewpoint than mine.

Michelle Lehnardt is a mama to six, runner, writer, photographer and coach at The Happier Parent where she helps parents and teens boost their confidence, nurture happy, easy communication and feel more joy.

On the podcast today, Michelle is talking all about why life really isn't fair, and how that generally works out in our favor. 

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Apr 15, 2020
Episode 29: Mosiah 2
01:59

Mosiah 2 tells us that you can never be a profitable servant to God.

But what if God doesn't WANT you to be profitable?  

In this video we'll find out exactly what God expects us to be.

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Apr 14, 2020
Episode 28: Mosiah 2
02:07

Mosiah 2:9 teaches us what we should NOT do with the words of the prophets.

In this episode we'll dive into how King Benjamin's words apply to our own lives and the recent General Conference messages!

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Apr 13, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 27: 3 Habits of Spiritually Gritty Teenagers
15:41

As a parent, what do you focus your teen's attention on? 

  • Do you sign them up for all the "spiritual boost" experiences available? 
  • Do you emphasize the daily and weekly practices of the gospel?
  • Or do you try to make sure your kid has a sense of their divine purpose?

Well in this episode we're taking a deep dive into the THREE essential habits of teens with spiritual grit. 

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Apr 13, 2020
Episode 26: Easter Week Resurrection Sunday
03:05

We often think of Christ as the Resurrected Savior. 

But would it change anything if we thought of Him as the Resurrected Healer? 

In this episode we'll find out WHY Christ can correctly be referred to as a Healer of sins, and why we should think of Him that way. 

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Further Study

Fiona and Terryl Givens interview: Deseret News

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Apr 12, 2020
Episode 25: Easter Week Saturday
02:37

Saturday of Easter week was dark. 

Not just emotionally and spiritually, but physically for the Nephites on the American continent. 

In this episode we'll take a look at what this dark Saturday teaches us about hope and light. 

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Church Videos: Suicide Prevention: Choose to Stay and Good Things to Come

Apr 11, 2020
Episode 24: Easter Week Friday
03:45

On the last day of the Savior's life He was abandoned by all but five of his closest and dearest friends. 

In this episode we'll look at how the loneliness of Christ's Atonement blesses each of us. 

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Bible Video: Jesus is Scourged and Crucified and None Were With Him

Apr 10, 2020
Episode 23: Easter Week Thursday
02:45

Have you ever judged Peter, James, and John for falling asleep while the Savior suffered in Gethsemane?

In this episode we'll look at how WE might be more like these sleepy disciples than we though. 

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Bible Video: The Last Supper and The Savior Suffers in Gethsemane

Apr 09, 2020
Episode 22: Easter Week Wednesday
01:56

If there aren't any records of Jesus' activities on the last Wednesday of His life... can we really learn anything from it? 

Absolutely!

Listen to this episode to find out what you can learn from the Savior's example on this day and what in the world it has to do with your cell phone!

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Apr 08, 2020
Episode 21: Easter Week Tuesday
02:05

On the last Tuesday of Jesus' life, He taught some of His most memorable lessons. 

One of those was the lesson that when we serve others, we are serving God. 

Listen to this episode and accept the invitation given that will help prepare you for Easter Sunday!

Bible Video: Ye Have Done It Unto Me

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Apr 07, 2020
Episode 20: Easter Week Monday
02:11

On Jesus' first full day in Jerusalem He visited the temple... and was not pleased with what he found. 

Listen to find out what the Savior's reaction to moneychangers and animal sellers tells us about our own temple worship.

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Bible Video: Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Apr 06, 2020
Episode 19: Easter Week Palm Sunday
02:44

Welcome to this special Easter week of One Minute Scripture Study episodes.  

Beginning with Palm Sunday we'll be walking through the last week of the Savior's life. 

This Sunday finds Jesus entering Jerusalem as a hero... but how long will that last? 

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Bible Video: The Lord’s Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

Apr 05, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 18: Spiritual Grit
17:19

I was raised in a wonderfully religious Latter-day Saint home but I still found myself in the middle of a crisis of faith as a teenager.

If being "raised right" couldn't protect me from a faith crisis, is there anything that could?

This question has bothered me for years.

Until just recently when an unlikely pair of books led to an amazing discovery about spiritual "staying power."

Listen to the full episode to learn more about what I call "spiritual grit", and what the THREE essential elements of spiritual grit are.

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Apr 03, 2020
Episode 17: General Conference Prep Week
01:43

In preparation for General Conference we'll be diving into messages from LAST General Conference. 

This episode takes a look at a single line from Elder Rasband's talk "Standing by Our Promises and Covenants."

We'll dive in deep to the idea of how a single decision can bless you for years to come in a million ways!

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Apr 03, 2020
Episode 16: General Conference Prep Week
02:07

In preparation for General Conference we'll be diving into messages from LAST General Conference. 

This episode takes a look at Elder Ballard's talk, "Giving Our Spirits Control Over Our Bodies," and Elder Bednar's talk, "Watchful Unto Prayer Continually.

We'll dive in deep to the topic of our mortal bodies, why Satan attacks us primarily through our bodies, and what the body has to do with our purpose here on earth.

If you'd like more scripture goodness, check out my free Come Follow Me Scripture Study Kits- perfect for personal or family study.  https://www.kristenwalkersmith.com/freebies/

Apr 02, 2020
Episode 15: General Conference Prep Week
02:20

In preparation for General Conference we'll be diving into messages from LAST General Conference. 

This episode takes a look at President Eyring's message, "Covenant Women in Partnership with God," and Elder Uchtdorf's message, "Your Great Adventure."  

Both of these talks are a big pick-me-up for the spiritually weary... a reminder that you are AWESOME and that you've done AWESOME things before!

If you'd like more scripture goodness, check out my free Come Follow Me Scripture Study Kits at https://www.kristenwalkersmith.com/freebies/

Apr 01, 2020
Episode 14: General Conference Prep Week
02:14

In preparation for General Conference we'll be diving into messages from LAST General Conference. 

This episode takes a look at President Nelson's invitation from January 2020 (yes, technically not Conference) to help us prepare for April Conference.

We'll dive into the 4 suggestions he made so that we can make this General Conference "unforgettable." 

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Mar 31, 2020
Episode 13: General Conference Prep Week
01:56

In preparation for General Conference we'll be diving into messages from LAST General Conference. 

This episode takes a look at the words of President Nelson who gave a powerful invitation in his talk, "Spiritual Treasures" that might inspire you to "Marie Kondo" your life! 

If you'd like more scripture goodness, check out my free Come Follow Me Scripture Study Kits at https://www.kristenwalkersmith.com/freebies/

Mar 30, 2020
[BONUS EPISODE] Episode 12: Finding Answers to Questions
09:13

Do you have gospel questions that don't have an easy answer?

If you can't find answers, should you just stop asking?

This episode will walk you through 3 KEY things you need to know that will help you find answers to your most difficult gospel questions!

If you'd like more scripture goodness, check out my free Come Follow Me Scripture Study Kits- perfect for personal or family study.  https://www.kristenwalkersmith.com/freebies/

 

Mar 27, 2020
Episode 11: Words of Mormon
02:38

King Benjamin is known for his great speech to his people in the book of Mosiah. 

But what led to that speech?

And what led to his people being so willing and ready to hear his message?

In this episode we'll talk about the INTENSE preparation required before Mosiah 1 - 6 could come to pass.  

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Mar 27, 2020
Episode 10: Omni
02:02

In this episode we'll take an in depth look at the word "consecrate".  

What does it really mean for us to joyfully consecrate ourselves- and what does it have to do with altars and animals? 

Listen to find out!

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Mar 26, 2020
Episode 9: Omni
02:19

What does bare minimum effort look like?

The book of Omni shows us exactly what it looks like!

In this episode we'll consider how we might be a little more like Chemish than we want to be!

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Mar 25, 2020
Episode 8: Enos
02:14

The book of Enos is about more than prayer - it's about how willing God is to forgive! 

In this episode we'll look into Enos' past sins, his current dilemma, and God's response to his request for forgiveness. 

Spoiler alert: surprise blessings are coming Enos' way!

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Mar 24, 2020
Episode 7: Enos
02:04

How is your prayer life right now?

Could you talk to God, without repeating your words, for 5 minutes?  What about 10?

In this episode we'll use Enos, President Kimball, and BFFs to take a look at our prayer lives and how we can improve them.  

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Mar 23, 2020
Episode 6: Jacob 7
02:47

Did you know that Jacob was a spiritual rockstar?

It's true!

In this episode we talk about how Jacob fought Sherem using his unshakeable faith and consider... could YOU build unshakeable faith?

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Mar 20, 2020
Episode 5: Jacob 6
02:31

Can you be smart and NOT be wise?

In this episode we'll look at Sherem as an example of how and why wisdom is greater than intelligence!

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Mar 19, 2020
Episode 4: Jacob 6
02:39

Can you ever become unworthy of God's love and mercy?

Jacob gives us the answer!

And for anyone concerned about the sin of "denying the Holy Ghost," I suggest reading this article which explains how almost NONE of us will even have the opportunity to commit that particular sin in our lifetimes: https://askgramps.org/blasphemy-against-the-holy-ghost-2/

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Mar 18, 2020
Episode 3: Jacob 5
02:29

Have you ever felt a little frightened of Heavenly Father?

Have you thought of Him as a stern judge, while Jesus seems like he could be your best friend?

I have.

But Jacob 5 shows us something unexpected about who God really is.

Listen to the full episode to find out what we learn about God from Jacob!

For further details, read "The Grandeur of God", Jeffrey R Holland, General Conference October 2003

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Mar 06, 2020
Episode 2: Jacob 5
01:55

Hey friends! Today we're studying Jacob 5, the allegory of the olive tree which has absolutely NOTHING to do with olive trees, and EVERYTHING to do with God and His love for us.

Listen to the full episode to find out why God says the word "nourish" more than a dozen times in this one chapter!

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Mar 06, 2020
Episode 1: Trailer
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Welcome to One Minute Scripture Study a podcast for busy Saints who still want to enjoy quality scripture study! 

Monday through Friday I'll share one-to-two minute devotionals that complement your Come Follow Me study. 

I'm so glad you've joined me!  Now let's dig into the scriptures and come closer to Christ... one minute at a time!

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Mar 05, 2020