Tag Archives: inspiration

By Julia Thompson
Feb 16, 2018

Single Mom, Allison Jackson, Found Purpose Through Scouting

Single Mom to Scouter Allison Jackson, a single mom from a small Pennsylvania town, used Scouting to light her way home after years lost at sea. She was inactive in the Church and frustrated with people. She felt like an outsider looking in, wanting badly to belong. Out of the blue, a sister called Allison […]

By Makenzie Wistisen
Nov 26, 2017

Lesson From a Scouter by Karen Maxfield, Ensign 1999

“I thought my friend’s grandfather would only slow us down on our hike. I never suspected how much he had to offer.” “When I was 12 years old my family spent our summer vacation with my grandparents at their cabin along the Snake River, near Yellowstone Park. I loved it there because I felt it gave me […]

By Dave Olpin
Jun 18, 2013

The right to inspiration

While serving as an Provo Mission Training Center branch president, in one group of fifty elders forty-seven of them were Eagle Scouts, and in most groups the average was 60-80 percent. The Right to Inspiration Several years ago, I was acting as a Scout leader, and took a group of boys from Provo, Utah, to […]