"Written by Kelsey Berteaux"
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Animals and the Afterlife: Do All Dogs Go to Heaven?

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think

I remember the first time I went to put a dog down. Her name was Maggie. She was a beautiful, black Great D...

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5 Unorthodox Church Lessons That Have Stuck With Me

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think

One of the beautiful things about weekly Church lessons is that they repeat the same messages over and over...

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What LDS Prophets Have Said About America's Founding

by Compiled by Kelsey Berteaux | Mormon Life

President Joseph Smith 1838/39 “The Constitution of the United States is a glorious standard; it is founded...

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5 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Marriage

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Marriage advice might not seem like the kind of topic you would traditionally find at a conference for offi...

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Sistas in Zion: How 2 Black Latter-day Saint Women Are Breaking Stereotypes

by Kelsey Berteaux | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

"People expect Latter-day Saints to be a lot of things: white, rich, serious. They picture who they’ve seen...

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100 Spiritual Journal Starters For When You Don't Feel Like Writing

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly M. Springer | Fun

This year you've made it a goal to write about your faith—maybe you have a religious blog, maybe you’re kee...

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5 Powerful Sacrament Talk Tips I Learned from Teaching Relief Society

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was called to teach in Relief Society, I didn't realize that preparing church lessons would drastica...

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Saying "No" to a Church Calling

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Bishops and counselors often pray long and hard over who they should call to serve in their wards. But what...

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Notorious American Train Robber Butch Cassidy, a Mormon?

by Kelsey Berteaux

A Mormon outlaw? It seems like it should be an oxymoron. Latter-day Saints take pride in being honest, true...

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Why Do We Pray Using "Thee" and "Thou"?

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly Springer | Makes You Think

In English, LDS prayer language is distinct from everyday speech. We reserve a special vocabulary for commu...