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Attending Church on Friday + 17 More Unique Ways Latter-day Saints Worship Around the World

by Alexandra Mortenson | May 7, 2018 | Mormon Life

One incredible thing about being a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that no mat...

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How a Gladys Knight Concert Changed the Life of a Man Who Was Adamant He Would Never Be Mormon

by Alexandra Mortenson | May 2, 2018 | Mormon Life

When Daryl Planks married his wife Rachel in 2012, he knew she was a Mormon.  That fact didn’t bother ...

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It's Definitely a Mormon Marriage Proposal If . . .

by Alexandra Mortenson | April 30, 2018 | Videos Mormon Life

Sometimes there are dead giveaways that someone is a Mormon, and marriage proposals are no different. We sc...

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The Remarkable Story of How a Nepali Hindu Found the Church and Gave Up Everything to Follow Christ

by Alexandra Mortenson | April 28, 2018 | Mormon Life

“I don’t want to go to school!” 5-year-old Usha shouted at her older brother, pulling his hair. Later she w...

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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Sunday School Lessons

by Alexandra Mortenson | April 24, 2018 | Lesson Helps

There’s no denying it: treats are great for capturing the attention of wiggly children or fidgeting, drowsy...

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13 Creative Ways Kids Can Earn Money for Their Missions

by Alexandra Mortenson | April 18, 2018 | Mormon Life

In a New Era article on mission preparation , President M. Russell Ballard said the following about paying ...

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4 Things Every New Mom Needs to Hear

by Alexandra Mortenson | April 4, 2018 | Mormon Life

As one preparing to be a mom and as a friend and family member to many new moms, I'm currently standing rig...

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7 Beautiful Commandments We Sometimes Forget Are Commandments

by Alexandra Mortenson | March 13, 2018 | Makes You Think

In October 2015, President Thomas S. Monson said :  “God’s commandments are not given to frustrate us ...

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TV Host Surprises LDS Family with $120,000 for Their Bunk-Bed Nonprofit

by Alexandra Mortenson | March 9, 2018 | Mormon Life

Movie actor and TV host Mike Rowe (known for narrating shows on the Discovery Channel such as  Dirty J...

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President and Sister Oaks on Ancestor Parties and Other Fun Ideas to Connect with Family History

by Alexandra Mortenson | March 5, 2018 | Mormon Life

On March 3, President and Sister Oaks sat together as keynote speakers in the closing session of the 2018 R...