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"You Will Never Give Birth": The Unexpectedly Hopeful Revelation One Woman Received in the Temple

by Rachel J. Trotter | Mormon Life

Hope and infertility. Two words that don’t always go together in this world. But, for one couple, hope came...

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Motherhood and Careers: "Why the Day I Decided to Stop Judging Others and Myself for Career Choices Was One of My Best"

by Rachel J. Trotter | April 29, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following blog was inspired by Sheri Dew's new book, Worth the Wrestle. I have been doing this mom thin...

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How the Missionary Age Change Was an Answer to This Mother's Desperate Prayer

by Rachel J. Trotter | May 6, 2017 | Mormon Life

I love this moment a mother describes her "gut-wrenching" prayer for her son. "That night as I prayed I pou...

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5 Key Secrets to a Happy Family I Learned from a New York Times Best-Selling Author

by Rachel J. Trotter | May 27, 2017 | Mormon Life

At the 2017 RootsTech conference, author Rachel J. Trotter met with New York Times best-selling a...

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The Promise to My Grandma That Reminds Me Why I Love Visiting Cemeteries so Much

by Rachel J. Trotter | May 29, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I learned to love Memorial Day from my grandparents. And not for the reasons you might think. It’s not the ...

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What Elder Bednar's New Book Taught Me About the "Worth of Souls"

by Rachel J. Trotter | October 9, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What great insights into how we can relate principles from Elder Bednar's new book into our lives.  Th...