It is impossible to fulfill the first great commandment — to love God — without fulfilling the second — to love others. / Es imposible guardar el primer gran mandamiento, amar a Dios, sin guardar el segundo, amar a los demás. (In both English and Spanish) Continue reading The second great commandment/El segundo gran mandamiento
In spite of — and often because of — the adversity in our lives, we can grow in remarkable and unexpected ways. Continue reading Grow where you’re planted, thrive where you grow
“Faith is when you believe but can’t see it, but it is really there.”
Fiona’s first talk in church, given in Primary sharing time on Sunday, 10 May 2015. Continue reading Faith
All of us can share the pure love of Christ—and we all need to feel it from others. Continue reading ‘Lift up the hands that hang down’
For at least 126 years, from 1852 to 1978, people of African descent could not fully participate in my church. I don’t know why. But what I do know is my own belief that all people are created equal and deserving of being treated with dignity, respect, and love. Continue reading Mormons and race
The door to repentance and progression—opened by the infinite and eternal Atonement of our Savior, Jesus Christ—is never closed. Continue reading The time is always right for repentance
I now have something to look forward to every Sunday when we go to church. Continue reading I ♥ nursery
In our world where people are confused, how are Latter-day Saint parents to go about raising their children? Fortunately, the Lord has given us direction through the scriptures and prophets and apostles, and it all begins with having the courage to share our testimonies with our children.
A talk Dustin gave in church on Mother’s Day, Sunday, 12 May 2013—with audio! Continue reading Trend parenting for Latter-day Saints
We had a cultural night at church on Saturday, 2 February 2013, and the missionaries asked me to prepare this slide-show presentation to accompany the song they used to open the activity. Continue reading From All the World
I returned home from my service as a full-time missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ten years ago today. Here I reflect on what those two years of my life mean to me—and remember that my real mission has only just begun. Continue reading True to the faith
My experience in the Utah Salt Lake City South Mission was not only a time to teach but also a time to learn—to learn for myself the truth of this work and the blessing I have to be a part of it. Continue reading Do we realize what we have?
The latest iteration of Mormon.org invites members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to create personal profiles that share their testimonies describe their own experiences living and learning the gospel of Jesus Christ. Here is mine. Continue reading I’m Dustin, and I’m a Mormon
Really remembering our Savior means more than simply not forgetting him. It means upholding the covenants we have made with him.
Adapted from a talk Dustin gave in the sacrament meeting of the Washington DC 3rd Ward on 10 July 2011. Continue reading To always remember Him
I thought it was a silly question. But the Spirit had something very profound to teach me. Continue reading Hearing with our ears—and our hearts
A transcript of Fiona’s naming and blessing. Fiona Claire Joyce received her baby blessing from her father, Dustin Tyler Joyce, during the sacrament meeting of the Washington DC 3rd Ward on Sunday, 19 September 2010. Continue reading Fiona’s baby blessing