"Written by Daedan Olander"
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How a Christ-Centered Gift Is Bringing Together a Community Torn Apart by Fire

by Daedan Olander and Danielle Wagner | August 31, 2019 | Mormon Life

"To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, ...

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Becoming the Miracle: How a Mission President Paralyzed While Serving Still Shares His Faith

by Daedan Olander | August 29, 2019 | Mormon Life

President Daniel Bingham was lucky to be alive. But after waking hours following the accident, he couldn’t ...

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The Comparison We Should Be Making (and All Those We Should Ignore)

by Daedan Olander | August 24, 2019 | Makes You Think

Basketball is one of my favorite things. I love playing, watching, and even talking about the sport that, t...

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10 Wonderful Promised Blessings If We Magnify our Callings

by Daedan Olander | August 15, 2019 | Makes You Think

The direction to magnify our callings can be an ambiguous, demanding one to follow. In a talk he gave in 20...

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Latter-day Saint Teen on How Faith Helped Her Win Gatorade Player of the Year 4 Times

by Daedan Olander | August 5, 2019 | Mormon Life

The FitnessGram pacer test is a multistage aerobic capacity test that progressively gets more difficult as ...

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Why We Sometimes Don't Receive Answers to Our Questions

by Daedan Olander | July 12, 2019 | Makes You Think

Many have found themselves in this situation: Religion is brought up, and we share that we are members of T...

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The Latter-day Saint Boxing World Champion Who Was More Famous Than Babe Ruth

by Daedan Olander | July 9, 2019 | Famous Mormons Fun Mormon Life

A little over 100 years ago, Jack Dempsey became the heavyweight boxing champion of the world, defeating fo...

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Why the Cross Is "Vitally Important" to Our Faith, Even If We Don't Wear Them

by Daedan Olander | July 6, 2019 | Makes You Think

In 2018, President Russell M. Nelson  placed increased emphasis on using the full and correct name of ...

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20 Powerful Scriptures About Freedom and Liberty

by Daedan Olander | July 4, 2019 | Mormon Life

With both Memorial Day and Flag Day having come and gone in the past couple months, the season of celebrati...

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Why a Latter-day Saint Flies the World's Largest Free-Flying American Flag

by Daedan Olander | July 2, 2019 | Mormon Life

If you happen to be hiking in Grove Creek Canyon, located on the outskirts of Pleasant Grove, Utah, during ...