"Written by Zack Oates"
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Why We'll Never Be Prepared for What's Next—And That's Okay

by Zack Oates | Mormon Life

A few years ago I signed up for a marathon. When I decided I would run the 26.2 miles, I couldn’t even jog ...

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How My Frustration Was Washed Away By a Box of Goldfish Crackers

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think

I was fuming. The details are not important, but I was treated so rudely by a potential business partner th...

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My 3-Word Formula to Choose Your Love—And Love Your Choice

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“Choose your love and love your choice.” When Thomas S. Monson made that statement, I thought I understood ...

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A 3-Step Spiritual Guide to Successful Dating & Marriage

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think

I had just received the news through some not-so-subtle hints.  She wasn't interested.  (Insert d...

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Why I'm Afraid of Marriage: Confessions of a Single LDS Man

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At the start of this year, I got tired of not being able to see the world. So, with careful financial plann...

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6 Words from a Dying Man that Changed My Perspective on Love

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think

Death was slowly reaching out his shaky fingers toward my Great Uncle Paul.  This dear man, a silent e...