Finding Purpose

We find that we are forever changed as we emerge from the loss of a loved one. We cannot got back and so we must create a new future and a new ‘normal’ for ourselves and our families. With that search often comes the need to discover a new purpose in life. Tragedy can lead to greatness and the desire to make a difference in the world. How do you discover your new purpose?

We are More
We are infinitely more than our limitations or our afflictions.
Jeffery R Holland

Purpose of Heart
Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face but with great purpose in heart.
Gordon B. Hinckley

  From the Editors Desk

  1. Finding Your Purpose

    Since my husband, Paul, died I have had moments of wondering why on earth Heavenly Father kept me here and took him. In all honesty, I always saw him as the better parent. He was better at so many things. Maybe that is why he was called home and I...
  2. Life Expert

    For a long time, as I would share our story, I thought it was to save someone from choosing evil. I thought if I could just help one person stay away from a bad choice, it would change the course of their life . . . or save them from...
  3. Opening Up and Speaking Out: My Voice, My Purpose

      “My husband died in a plane crash with his father 16 months ago.”   That phrase always enters a conversation within the first few minutes. I watch the shock enter their faces, and they quickly offer an,    “I’m so sorry.”     “It’s okay,” I reply.   Then I...

  Real Stories

Stephanie Nielson, survivor of a near-fatal plane crash, shares her story of a beautiful life centered on faith in Jesus Christ and love of family.  Despite the tragedy in her life, she found new purpose… a way to reach out and to help others.  “I pray and I get answers and then I do it.” – Stephanie

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    I haven’t wanted to admit that I am now a widow. That word has always conjured up pictures in my mind of white haired women who have lost their spouses only in old age, certainly not a term to use for a young woman not yet 30 with a 9...

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