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How to Accept the Change When a Parent Remarries

by Kelsey Berteaux | January 15, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

More than 50 million remarried people currently live in the United States alone. Two of those people are my...

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Where Did the CTR Ring Come From?

by Kelsey Berteaux | November 30, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

The phrase “choose the right” isn’t found anywhere in scripture. Instead, there are only similar phrases li...

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Bearing Your Testimony: 5 Powerful Tips

by Kelsey Berteaux | November 8, 2018 | Mormon Life

Sitting in the back of the chapel during fast and testimony meeting feels like a safe bet—until we get the ...

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When Bullying Happens on Missions: What You Can Do About It

by Kelsey Berteaux | October 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From the very first day, Elder Davis* knew it was going to be a hard transfer. He just didn’t realize how h...

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50 Trunk-or-Treat Decorating Ideas You Wish You Had Time For

by Kelsey Berteaux | October 17, 2018 | Fun

While the origins of "trunk-or-treating" are a mystery, the benefits of them are well-known: less walking f...

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5 Ways I Got Fasting Wrong (and How to Avoid the Same Mistakes)

by Kelsey Berteaux | September 29, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

See how many problems you can spot in this personal story: It’s the first Sunday of the month, and my oh-so...

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"Not Empty Sea, MTC": 12 Hilarious Lingo Mix-Ups Latter-day Saints Understand All Too Well

by Carly Springer and Kelsey Berteaux | September 15, 2018 | Humor Fun

Sometimes it's easy for lifelong members to forget not everyone grew up a Latter-day Saint. All it takes is...

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5 Ways Not to Start a Sacrament Talk (and What to Do Instead)

by Kelsey Berteaux | August 25, 2018 | Mormon Life

Chances are, if you’re a Latter-day Saint, you’ve had this happen to you before: it’s a Tuesday night like ...

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21 Simple Pleasures Only Mormons Will Understand

by Kelsey Berteaux and Danielle Wagner | Humor Fun Mormon Life

Have you ever had a moment where you pause to take a breath and appreciate something small? These little wo...

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7 Things All Mormons Should Know About the King James Bible

by Kelsey Berteaux | Makes You Think

Latter-day Saints use the King James Bible along with other scripture to learn the will and word of God. Bu...