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How Joseph Smith Received Visions Through Seer Stones and the Urim and Thummim

by Alexander L. Baugh, excerpted from "Opening the Heavens" | December 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The youthful prophet received many visions through the medium of “Urim and Thummim”—sometimes a seer stone ...

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15 Gift Ideas for Faraway Friends and Family

by LDS Living Staff | December 12, 2017

Especially around Christmas time, we want faraway friends and families to know we're thinking of them. Send...

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The Real Dates of the 12 Days of Christmas That Most of the World Has Forgotten

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | December 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

The 12 Days of Christmas is a beloved tradition in the Christian world. But because we live in the Christia...

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How Was There a Night Without Darkness?

by Book of Mormon Central | December 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...

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Old Testament Lesson 2: "Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born"

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 8, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction We came here with divine potential, and in many cases—perhaps all cases—divine power. Elder Ma...

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FHE: A Christ-Centered Christmas

by Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler, adapted from "Celebrating A Christ-Centered Christmas" | December 8, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Song : “The First Noel” Hymns , 213. Thought : “Mary reminds us that we need to find a moment to ponder the...

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Elder Holland Shares the Powerful Rebuke He Received While with His Dying Father on Christmas Morning

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Shepherds, Why This Jubilee?" | December 7, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is excerpted from Shepherds, Why This Jubilee? On the evening of December 23, 1976, my father...

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12 Amazing Gingerbread Nativities Too Beautiful to Eat

by LDS Living Staff | December 7, 2017 | Fun

Some people might think making gingerbread is a tradition for children, but they’ve probably never seen gin...

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10 Feel-Good Christmas Novels Perfect for the Holiday Season

by LDS Living Staff | December 6, 2017 | Fun

Not only does the Christmas season bring gifts, family, and lots of good food, but it usually brings colder...

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Watch: Lexi Walker Helps Give This Single LDS Mom a Touching Secret Santa Surprise That Will Make You Cry

by LDS Living Staff | December 4, 2017 | Videos Famous Mormons Mormon Life

At 48 years old, Kathy Goff has experienced things most parents would never dream of. The single mom h...