"Written by Ashli Kristine Hansen"

My Hilariously Embarrassing First Time Performing Baptisms for the Dead

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | June 8, 2019 | Humor Fun Makes You Think

My first trip to the temple was what you might call “memorable.” I went with a large group of youth from my...


The Miracles That Helped This Sex Trafficking Survivor Stay Alive, Find the Gospel

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | May 23, 2019 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: While we have made every effort to avoid unnecessary graphic language and descriptions, this...


Human Trafficking Survivor: What to Know, How to Help

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | May 23, 2019

This article is the second in a  two-part series  addressing the atrocity of child sex slavery—on...


How the Divine Chastening I Received During Conference Changed My Life

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | April 4, 2019 | Makes You Think

Conference has usually been an uplifting time for me—the counsel of our Church leaders comforts and motivat...


Forgotten Fathers: How Men Suffering from Postpartum Depression Can Find Mental and Spiritual Relief

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | April 2, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When a couple has a new baby, we instinctively ask the new mother how she is holding up, but how often do w...


6 Daily Miracles to Inspire Hope and Increase Faith

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | March 30, 2019 | Fun Makes You Think

Every day we are surrounded by miracles, but sometimes we don't see them. The more we look for God’s hand i...


7 Tips for When Revelation Doesn’t Come

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | March 23, 2019

When it comes to heavenly communication, does it ever feel like the Lord has everyone else on speed dial—an...


The Tabernacle Choir's Latest Album Hits No. 1 on the Billboard Charts

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | March 22, 2019 | Fun Mormon Life

While the name of The Tabernacle Choir may be different, hitting the No.1 spot on the Billboard charts is n...


Why Katy Perry Thinks This Latter-day Saint Could "Win This Whole Thing" on "American Idol"

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | March 18, 2019 | Fun

You know when pop icon Katy Perry tells you, “You could win this whole thing,” you’ve had a great American ...


Call to Action: Profound Ways President Nelson Has Challenged the Youth This Year

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | March 15, 2019 | Makes You Think

Out of all of the things President Russell M. Nelson is known for, his love for the youth of The Church of ...