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How I Overcame Intimacy Problems as an LDS Newlywed

by Name Withheld | Makes You Think

I’ll be the first person to admit: I got married young. I was engaged at 18, early in my second semester of...


How to Accept the Change When a Parent Remarries

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think Mormon Life

More than 50 million remarried people currently live in the United States alone. Two of those people are my...


LDS Family Services Discontinues Adoption Agency

by Deseret News | News from Utah

 LDS Family Services will no longer operate a full-scale adoption agency, instead shifting all of its ...


5 Ways Fathers Influence Their Daughters

by Jamie Lawson | Mormon Life

We’ve all seen them—the sitcoms and movies, even television commercials that portray fathers as inept creat...


What General Authorities Say About Fatherhood

by Compiled by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly M. Springer | Fun

Thomas S. Monson President Monson and son Clark fishing. Photo from President Monson's biography,  To ...


Apostle Photos: When They Were Called

by Carly M. Springer | Fun

See just how much time these men have given in service of the Church! Their appearances may have changed ov...


Are Mormons "Likable"? When Being Likable Matters

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

Standing up for our beliefs doesn’t always make us the most popular people in the school/office/crowd. The ...


Old Testament Lesson 16: "I Cannot Go Beyond the Word of the Lord"

by Ted Gibbons | Lesson Helps

INTRODUCTION: I am going to include an article written by Elder McConkie here as an introduction.  I r...


Dave Says: What to Do When You Can't Afford Your Loan Payments

by Dave Ramsey | Finances

Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $60,000 in federally insured student loans. Can our wages be garnish...


LDS Events Calendar: January 2014

by LDS Living Staff | LDS Life

The Gilbert, AZ Temple open house will commence this month. Photo from  gilbertmormontemple.org Mormon...