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6 Books to Help You Learn More About Joseph Smith

by LDS Living Staff | June 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

June 27th will mark the 173rd anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith. In honor of the beloved prophet...

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FHE: The Importance of the Family

by Shauna Gibby | June 16, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Conference Talk: For more information on this topic read “ Children ,” by Elder Neil L. Andersen, Ensign , ...

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Young Women General President Helps Parents Answer the Question, "Why Do I Have to Go to Mutual?"

by Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson | June 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

Here are some great insights from Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson that can help parents get their kids excited ab...

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Why I'm Glad Spiritual Tests Differ from College Entrance Exams

by Shalissa Lindsay; Adapted from "Answers Will Come: Trusting the Lord in the Meantime" | June 16, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is adapted from the newly released book  Answers Will Come: Trusting the Lord in the Mea...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 39: "The Hearts of the Children Shall Turn to Their Fathers"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 14, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction President Heber J. Grant told a wonderful story about work for the dead: “There was [sic] thre...

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For the First Time in the School's 129 Years, BYU-I Has Member of Another Faith Give Devotional Address

by Leo Beus | June 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Last month Arizona State University President Michael Crow became the first non-Mormon to give a devotional...

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Where Is the Spirit World and How Can We Feel Those on the Other Side?

by Brent L. Top, excerpted from "Beyond Death's Door" | June 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Brent L. Top's  Beyond Death's Door: Understanding Near-Death Experie...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 38: "In Mine Own Way"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 12, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction On a trip to the Middle East several years ago, a close friend and his wife determined to save...

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4 Ways to Become a Better Father (from the Life of David O. McKay)

by Mark D. Ogletree | June 10, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from No Other Success: The Parenting Practices of David O. McKay by Mark D. Ogl...

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What Joseph Smith's Dog's Name Was (+ How He Comforted Him in Liberty Jail)

by Deseret News | June 5, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Not very many people know that Joseph Smith owned a faithful mastiff, Major. Read how the prophet's furry c...