Alisha Coakley

From Catholic to LDS: Dr. Fred Dodini’s Search for Additional Truth and Light

From a young age growing up in a Catholic home, Fred had strong desires to become a priest, but several years into his studies he realized that he had a lot more questions than answers. Fortunately, through a series of inspired events, Fred was able to find the answers he was looking for in The…

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Finding Humor and Hope in Adversity: Brian Boyd’s Story

Ever wonder how laughter can be a lifeline in the midst of mental health struggles? Join us as we sit down with Brian Boyd, a substitute teacher whose humor and resilience have made him a beloved figure in his community. Brian opens up about his journey, sharing many of the difficult trials and challenges he’s…

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God Loves Us and Blesses Our Efforts: Jordan Robin’s Story

In this episode, Jordan Robins shares his story of growing up as a young man dealing with seizures and depression, and how God helped to strengthen him in his darkest moments. Jordan also reflects on various experiences throughout his life where he has been able to love, serve, and bless others through the priesthood. ***…

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Embracing Life: Devin Cummins’ Inspiring Tales from Jerusalem

In this special episode, Devin Cummins shares some of the unforeseen obstacles, challenges, and trials, along with several blessings and “God Winks” he’s experienced during his travels across Cambodia, Vietnam, Dubai, and even Jerusalem – which is where we caught up with him. Devin’s travels definitely give you a different view of the world we…

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The Spiritual Awakening of a Marine – An Unexpected Journey: Devin Cummins Story

In this episode, Devin Cummins talks about his life as a marine, and his journey in the military and law enforcement.  He also shares some of his most difficult and darkest times, and how the prompting of a bishop helped to save his life. Devin’s story, while seasoned with challenges and trials, is also steeped…

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Choosing Joy Amidst War & Tragedy: Michele Green’s Incredible 90-Year Journey

When Michele Green was a little girl living in Vietnam, her town was brutally attacked by escaped convicts from a nearby prison, and most of her family were killed, including her parents. Now an orphan, Michele’s life looked bleak.  But God had a plan for her that eventually led her to the gospel, and ultimately…

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Guiding The Youth Towards Positive Mental Heath: Jeff Howard’s Story

Note: This episode discusses various issues that our youth are facing today, including suicide and how to recognize and help those who may be struggling; however, the overall message is positive, and emphasizes faith and hope. —– In this episode, Jeff Howard, a high-school counselor discusses the alarming mental state of our youth and the…

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Sharing More About His NDE – A Year of Reflection: Jerry Paskett Returns to Latter-Day Lights

In this special follow-up episode, Jerry Paskett shares more information about his near-death experience, his recovery, the psychological battles endured, and the patience and perseverance that have become an integral part of his life. Jerry also shares some of the spiritual insights and lessons he’s learned since his experience, and how it’s helped him to…

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A Tragic Car Accident & Overcoming Incredible Odds Through Faith & Prayer – Shanna Arnold’s Story

When Shanna was 15, she and two friends were in a terrible car accident where her best friend passed away and Shanna was in a coma for three and a half months with bleak prospects of ever recovering. But through the faith, prayers, and blessings of her friends, family, and community, Shanna was able to…

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Navigating Life’s Storms and Finding Hope, Faith, and Redemption: Carl Hovey’s Story

In this episode, Carl Hovey shares several difficult challenges that he has faced throughout his life, from his family losing their home and being forced to live in a tire shed, to his brother unexpectedly dying from cancer as a young boy, to being picked on and bullied to the point that he dropped out…

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