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9 Things You Have Forgotten About Your Premortal Life

by Brent L. Top | October 27, 2017 | Makes You Think

In virtually all of us, there is some sort of innate yearning to know what was before this life and how it ...

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Should Mormons Celebrate Halloween? What the Church Has Said About It

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 26, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Halloween—that confusing mix of eeriness, morbidity, candy, trick-or-treating, and family fun. Always durin...

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Prophets and Apostles' Accounts of Seeing the Spirit World and Beyond the "Veil of Death"

by President Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "The Gateway We Call Death" | October 26, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from President Russell M. Nelson's book The Gateway We Call Death. The gateway ...

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5 Things You Didn't Know Will Happen in the Millennium

by Alexandra Mortenson | October 26, 2017 | Makes You Think

As we are bombarded more frequently with devastating hurricanes, fires, earthquakes, shootings, and disease...

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Why No Rainbows Appearing in the Sky Could Be a Sign of the Second Coming

by Katie Lambert | October 25, 2017 | Mormon Life

As a child, I would always look out the window after a rainstorm and scan the grey sky overhead.  I wo...

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Mormon Moviegoer: What Parents Need to Know About "The Stray" Before Seeing It with Their Family

by LDS Living | October 25, 2017 | Makes You Think

Mormon Moviegoers is a collective of LDS film reviewers helping you to make informed decisions about Hollyw...

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14 Impressive LDS Pumpkin Designs You Wish You Had Time For

by Kaeley Scruggs | October 24, 2017 | Fun

From showing BYU pride to “We Thank Thee O God for a ‘Pumpkin,’” Mormons know how to share the gospel even ...

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"You Are Not to Die!": When President Nelson Helped Save the Life of a Future Prophet

by Spencer J. Condie, excerpted from "Russell M. Nelson: Father, Surgeon, Apostle" | October 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In 1971, the then-president of the Quorum of the Twelve, Spencer W. Kimball, shared with President Russell ...

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What Happens to Loved Ones Who Die and What Is the Purpose of Death: 5 Comforting Insights from President Nelson

by Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "The Gateway We Call Death" | October 21, 2017 | Makes You Think Lesson Helps

In his book   The Gateway We Call Death , President Russell M. Nelson shares profound insights about u...

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The Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham: 7 Things Every Mormon Should Know

by John Gee, excerpted from "An Introduction to the Book of Abraham" | October 19, 2017 | Makes You Think

When the Book of Abraham was first published to the world in 1842, it was published as “a translation of so...