Your Great Adventure: Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

When an experienced runner decides to train for a 100-mile ultramarathon in a hostile desert, he must face the daunting task of doing something that seems impossible. Like the runner, we on Earth must face our own great adventures, traversing a seemingly endless array of life’s peaks and valleys, in our journey back to God. But as we do so, pushing through the darkest trials and obstacles, we gain perspective about why we are here and how to ultimately succeed. In his 2019 general conference address, “Your Great Adventure,” ( Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf explains that “as you remain on the path and trust in God, you will eventually find the way to your glorious destiny and back to your heavenly home.”