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What the Power of Weakness Taught Me About the Dangers of Perfectionism

by Seth Adam Smith | November 2, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the Church, we often struggle with the idea of perfection. The Savior's command to "be ye therefore ...

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Hank Smith Shares the Biggest Thing He's Learned from the Youth of the Church + More

by LDS Living Staff | November 2, 2017 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Youth love LDS speaker and author Hank Smith—and it's no wonder with his charming humor and sincere testimo...

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Podcast: Fiona Givens on Christ's Role as Healer, Heavenly Mother's Role in the Plan of Salvation + More

by LDS Living Staff | November 1, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In a recent LDS Perspectives podcast with LDS author Fiona Givens, Laura Hales discusses Givens' new book, ...

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Watch: New Joseph Smith Documentary Narrated by Gregory Peck Sheds Greater Light on the Life of the First Prophet of the Church

by LDS Living Staff | October 31, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

You may think you've heard the story of Joseph Smith and his martyrdom, but you've never heard it like this...

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Church Creates 2 New Stakes, Calls 17 New Stake Presidents in October

by LDS.org | October 31, 2017 | From the Church

From Utah to Uruguay, learn more about the new stakes and stake presidents announced by the Church in Octob...

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13 Halloween Costumes Only Mormons Will Understand

by Danielle Beckstrom | October 31, 2017 | Humor Fun Mormon Life

Sick and tired of being a witch, a hobo, or a toilet-paper mummy for Halloween five years in a row? Still l...

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"Forrest Gump," "Rain Man" + 13 More Movies Based on Mormons' Lives

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 28, 2017 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Editor's Note: Some of the films referenced in this article contain strong language and adult content. LDS ...

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Where Is the Spirit World? President Nelson Provides Fascinating Answers

by President Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "The Gateway We Call Death" | October 28, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is excerpted from President Nelson's book  The Gateway We Call Death. Each time I attend...

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3 Underwater Mormon Ghost Towns You Can See Today

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 28, 2017 | Mormon Life

While many ghost towns founded by Latter-day Saints have exciting histories, three Mormon ghost towns stand...

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The Most-Used Word in the Book of Mormon: 4 Powerful Insights It Taught Me

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 28, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Recently, I experimented with diving a little deeper into the Book of Mormon, reading, experiencing, and ex...