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How One Latter-day Saint Pioneer's Grave Has Become a Cherished Nebraskan Landmark

by Daedan Olander | May 23, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Where there was once only a slightly bent metal wagon wheel adorning Rebecca Winters's grave, now her final...

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Listen: How the Scriptures Saved Tim Ballard from Being Killed by Human Traffickers

by Daedan Olander | May 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

They were surrounded, their captors assuring them they were about to be killed. And in an area that was rul...

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Listen: How a Game of Quidditch Led to Marriage + Other Unique Latter-day Saint Love Stories

by Daedan Olander | May 16, 2019 | Mormon Life

Rylan was praying to find the right girl, and Diana just wanted to prioritize dating among the other things...

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Listen: How One Family Found Light After a Devastating Diagnosis

by Daedan Olander | May 15, 2019 | Mormon Life

The flashlight was turned off, and Jon was enveloped by complete, near-palpable darkness. Though no light w...

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Watch: TEDx Speaker Shares Surprising Survey Finds from President Nelson's 10-Day Social Media Fast Invitation

by Daedan Olander | May 15, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In an October 2018 general conference address given to the women of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson...

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"God Is Real": How One Family’s Faith Is Helping Them Through the Unthinkable

by Daedan Olander | May 14, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From the name—“It’s just a bump in the road”—to the now 31 posts and counting, Kim and Ryan Dahlberg’s webs...

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10 Experiences Any Latter-day Saint Who Has Moved to Utah Will Know Well

by Daedan Olander | May 11, 2019 | Humor Fun

Moving to Utah can be an adjustment for members of the Church, but don't worry. You're not alone. Here are ...

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Latter-day Saint Shot While Helping Stranger Remembered as a Hero, Faithful Member

by Daedan Olander | May 7, 2019 | Mormon Life

A husband and a father of four, Jose Hernandez, often called Pepe by his family and friends, was no strange...