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13Feb

The Key To Happiness

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

The Key To Happiness

If you think holiness is something unattainable and out of reach, Brother Don H. Staheli would differ. He has seen it change lives.

During his devotional address, the former personal secretary to Gordon B. Hinckley shared the importance of holiness and how our ability to become holy improves as we practice.

10Feb

What I wish I knew about LDSBC

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Glimpses

What I wish I knew about LDSBC

A few months ago, I was talking to a friend who was new to the college. She asked me for some advice she could use to enjoy her BC experience to the fullest. Here I list six things I wish everyone knew when they came to the College whether it was their very first time at the college or if they have studied here a couple semesters.

10Feb

Leaving LDSBC with confidence

Posted in Student Stories

Brooklyn faced the challenge of insecurity and found the hand of the Lord in her life at LDS Business College. There she learned a great sense of confidence and control and was making decisions for her future.

07Feb

Overcoming paralysis a life-changer for Timothy

Posted in Student Stories

Overcoming paralysis a life-changer for Timothy

“I heard the doctor say I would probably not survive, and if I did, I would likely never walk again,” said Timothy Gamble. The Chubbuck, Idaho native’s first thoughts were that his days of snowboarding and dirt biking were over.

27Jan

Karlie lifts with leaps of faith

Written by Jana Lillie, Posted in Student Stories

Karlie lifts with leaps of faith

Karlie Barcot knew a lot about religion. Her father’s side of the family was very Catholic. Her mother’s side was very Baptist. The parents compromised and raised their children Methodist.

“I went to all three churches,” said Karlie. “I loved singing praises and studying the Bible. I loved doing outreach and wanted to become a pastor.” Ironically, Karlie started dating an atheist and stopped going to church. “I felt miserable,” she admitted.

25Jan

The beauty of a miracle

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

The beauty of a miracle

In the opening LDS Business College devotional this year, President J. Lawrence Richards compared how Nephi built a ship without prior experience to our facing challenging tasks we have never done before. While we might feel there is no way to accomplish such hard things, President Richards challenged us to simply follow three steps. As a result, we could become our very best selves and be part of the beauty of a miracle.

25Jan

Embracing the Honor Code

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Devotionals

Embracing the Honor Code

Brailee Ogden first became fascinated with construction at a young age. She really enjoyed playing with Legos and observing how different buildings were constructed. When she grew up and moved to Salt Lake City, one particular building soon captured a special place in her heart and mind: LDS Business College.

20Jan

Tyler helps teens have hope

Written by Rachel Lynne Bond, Posted in Student Stories

Tyler helps teens have hope

“Everyone wants to make a difference. Everyone wants to change the world,” said Tyler Gibbs, a first-semester student at LDS Business College. “My inspiration on how to do this started on my mission in Houston, Texas.”

Early one morning on his mission, Tyler was struck by inspiration in a most unexpected way. As he pondered the tree of life in the scriptures, a prompting came to his mind. Little did he know this idea was the beginning of a project that would change his life.

12Jan

Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

 Brailee chooses inspiration over logic

The university seemed the logical place for Brailee Ogden to get a good education. After all, she had attended the university for one semester prior to her mission. Everything seemed a perfect fit—until a visit to the temple changed everything. “I just felt very strongly that the university was not where I needed to be,” said Brailee.

06Jan

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Written by Laura Kasandra Matus Diaz, Posted in Student Stories

Dora finds right fit after transfer

Dora Situmorang grew up in Medan Indonesia, where as a young girl she dreamed of a good life with purpose. When Dora was 15, she was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Jenny Sihombing. “I went to the church building to take missionary lessons,” she said. “I wanted to become a member, but my parents did not give their authorization until I turned 18.”

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