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Birth Control: What the Prophets Have Actually Said

by Jannalee Sandau | November 29, 2017 | Makes You Think

In a church that is so focused on families and chastity, it makes sense that some of us are a little unclea...

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3 Fascinating Things Every Mormon Should Know About Kolob

by Jannalee Sandau | November 25, 2017 | Makes You Think

Kolob. We sing about it in one of our favorite hymns. We’ve named canyons and mountains and wards and stake...

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Enormous Interfaith Nativity Display Celebrates 30 Years and the Amazing Story Behind It (+Beautiful Photos)

by Jannalee Sandau | November 24, 2017 | Fun Makes You Think

In 1987, the Palo Alto Second Ward in the Menlo Park Stake noticed the sentiment in the community that Morm...

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LDS Living Staff Picks: Our Favorite Things from Deseret Book

by LDS Living Staff

A unique part of working at LDS Living is getting familiar with a wide variety of Deseret Book products. We...

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To Every Mormon Who Thinks They Aren’t a Creative Person

by Jannalee Sandau | October 30, 2017 | Makes You Think

Have you ever heard someone say, “Oh, I’m not creative”? I’ve not only heard this phrase dozens of times, I...

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What Newspapers in the 1800s Said About the Martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum

by Jannalee Sandau | October 18, 2017 | Makes You Think

With the release of a new film based on historical documents from the time of Joseph and Hyrum's time in Ca...

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Patriarchal Blessings: What to Do When Yours Isn't "Coming True"

by Jannalee Sandau | October 13, 2017 | Makes You Think

One of my favorite games to play with my friends as a child was “MASH.” We would write out MASH (mansion, a...

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How the Life and Death of an LDS Teen Saved One Woman from Suicide and Brought Her and Others to the Church

by Jannalee Sandau | October 4, 2017 | Makes You Think

“They are not far from us, and know and understand our thoughts, feelings, and motions, and are often paine...

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The Most Hilarious Twitter Reactions from General Conference

by LDS Living Staff | October 2, 2017 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

Another conference has come and gone, but we wanted to take a moment to relive this epic weekend and rememb...

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25 Things You Didn't Know About the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | October 2, 2017 | Mormon Life

We wanted to reshare this article in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first time the Salt L...