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Studies Show How Family History Makes Children More Resilient, Confident, and Happy

by Bruce C. Hafen, Marie K. Hafen, adapted from "The Contrite Spirit: How the Temple Helps Us Apply Christ's Atonement" | August 11, 2018 | Makes You Think

The value of preserving and sharing ancestral stories was recently verified by researchers who were trying ...

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28 Rare Photos of President Oaks That Will Make You Love Him Even More

by LDS Living Staff | August 11, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

President Dallin H. Oaks was born on August 12, 1932, in Provo, Utah. Before he was called as an apost...

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"God Gave You This Talent": The Story Behind This LDS Dancer’s Emotional Performance on “World of Dance”

by Morgan Jones | August 10, 2018 | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

An estimated 4.7 million people watched Jaxon Willard dance on NBC’s World of Dance Wednesday night. Throug...

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Was Joseph Smith Visited by the Angel Nephi?

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 10, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Anyone raised in the Church or given the missionary discussions knows that it was the angel Moroni who appe...

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When a Bear Crept Into Gordon B. Hinckley's Camp, Licked His Brother's Face

by Lynda C. Robison, excerpted from "Boys Who Became Prophets" | August 10, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Summertime and camping are pretty much synonymous with each other. There's just nothing like taking off int...

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Single but Not Alone: Sister Oaks Opens Up About the Highs and Lows of Being Single in the Church for 52 Years

by Kristen M. Oaks via Church News | August 10, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As a friend of Sister Oaks noted: "Nursery children do not look to see if you have a ring on your finger as...

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Mormon, Muslim, and Sikh Student Groups Kicked Off Iowa Campus Amid Legal Battles

by Deseret News | August 10, 2018 | Mormon Life

"Because we love our school, we hope it reconsiders and lets religious groups continue to authentically ref...

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"What If the Church Isn't True?": After Receiving Hundreds of Anti-Mormon Pamphlets, How 2 Missionaries Renewed Their Faith

by Robert L. Millet, excerpted from "Steadfast and Immovable" | August 10, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

While serving as missionaries in the eastern states, my senior companion and I entered a town in New Jersey...

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The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Respond to Misconceptions About Their Calling

by Church News | August 9, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“Being called as an Apostle is not an accomplishment or achievement,” explained Elder Dale G. Renlund, disp...

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Watch: New 64-Second Church Video Shows How to Live the Gospel in Every Moment—Not Just Sunday

by LDS Living Staff | August 9, 2018 | From the Church Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

A new mormon.org video is showing members what it means to practice what we preach. The video, "This Is Chu...