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The Profoundly Sacred Moment I Realized Christmas Is All About Getting, Not Giving

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have always been dismal at shopping. But Christmas shopping—there is something truly magical about Christ...

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7 Reasons Mormons Are Obsessed with Star Wars

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 13, 2017 | Humor Fun

Mormons are obsessed with Star Wars. In fact, that fact is so apparent that  The Washingon Post wrote ...

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Venezuelan Judge Orders Returned Missionary to Be Tried on Weapons Charges, Recording of Josh Holt Begging for Medical Help Released

by Deseret News | December 13, 2017 | Mormon Life

Returned missionary Josh Holt has been barred from the hospital despite increasing medical concerns.  ...

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Why It Took God 30+ Years to Answer My Prayers About My Father Leaving Our Family

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "When My Prayers Seem Unanswered" | December 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was just a baby, my father, because of concerns in his own life and challenges that he was having, l...

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16 Games and Books to Help Your Kids Stay Quiet (and Learn) During Church

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

A new year means a new church meeting time for most of us. This transition can be hard on all of us, but es...

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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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Watch: ESPN Features BYU's Cosmo and the Oregon Duck in Epic Dance Battle

by Katie Lambert | December 12, 2017 | Mormon Life

Okay, in case you didn't know, BYU's mascot Cosmo the Cougar has some awesome dance moves. In fact, his per...

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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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BYU Beard Ban Captures Attention from National News Outlet with New Petition

by AP | December 12, 2017 | Mormon Life

A recent petition to end the beard ban at BYU has caught the attention of national outlet the Associated Pr...

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Watch: Stake President Kidnapped by Mexican Cartel Shares Incredible Story of God's Power and Love

by Alexandra Mortenson | December 12, 2017 | Videos Makes You Think

Bob Meek was staying at a hotel in Mexico on a business trip when the hotel room phone rang. Meek, who spok...