"Written by Zack Oates"

What I Learned from Almost Falling Off a Cliff & What Mozart Already Knew

by Zack's Bowl of Oates | Mormon Life

MR says: What does Mozart have to do with rock climbing? Both teach us that impossible walls of advers...


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...


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...


The Articles of Faith: 13 Weeks of FHE

by LDS Living Staff | FHE

Week 1: The First Article of Faith Week 2: The Second Article of Faith Week 3: The Third Article of Faith W...


BYU Football: Jake Heaps transfers, Cougars couldn't make it work

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Two scenes tell the tale of the Jake Heaps saga in Provo. There might be many other key anecdotes in the sh...


Dave Says: Ready to Buy?

by Dave Ramsey | Finances

Dear Dave, I graduated from college in May, and I already have a job in my field. It was a part-time positi...


Seven-year-old reopens lemonade stand to raise money for wheelchairs

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Zack's back and with all the energy a 7-year-old can muster. Last year, Zackary Bird's lemonade stand in Pr...

From lemonade to wheelchairs

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Even though the economy has been tough, I thought it was a bit early for a kid to set up a lemonade stand i...

The Punctuation of Parenthood

by The Apron Stage | Best of LDS Blogs

Spring is over. At least it is in Arizona. April and the temperatures are pushing 100. No more open windows...