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Sister Nelson: How Angels Can Help Us More in Our Lives

by Sister Wendy Watson Nelson, Adapted from her new book, "Covenant Keepers: Unlocking the Miracles God Wants for You" | March 17, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of our hymns teaches us that “angels above us are silent notes taking” of each one of our actions. I’m ...


What Sister Julie B. Beck Wished Women in the Church Better Understood

by Jamie Armstrong | March 17, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sister Julie B. Beck was serving as first counselor in the Young Women general presidency when she was call...


5 Things Joseph Smith Wanted Women to Know

by LDS Living Staff | March 17, 2018 | Mormon Life

In 1842, Joseph Smith offered six sermons to the Relief Society of Nauvoo. His words of counsel and instruc...


What We Do and Don't Know About Christ's Physical Appearance

by Aubrey Zalewski | March 16, 2018 | Makes You Think

We tell stories of Christ, we show pictures of Him in Sunday School, and we pray in His name, but do we rea...


Old Testament Lesson 25: "Let Everything That Hath Breath Praise the Lord"

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 15, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction The book of Psalms is, among other things, a collection of Israelite hymns.  It is the lo...


The Pie That Saved a Pioneer + 8 Recipes for Pi Day Today

by Jannalee Rosner | March 14, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

From pumpkin pie to apple pie to  chicken pot pie , the tasty treat used to celebrate this quirky holi...


7 Beautiful Commandments We Sometimes Forget Are Commandments

by Alexandra Mortenson | March 13, 2018 | Makes You Think

In October 2015, President Thomas S. Monson said :  “God’s commandments are not given to frustrate us ...


8 Famous People Who Defended Mormonism

by Danielle B. Wagner | March 10, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

With the Book of Mormon musical, prominent LDS figures in the spotlight, and frequent Mormon ment...


What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About the Afterlife?

by Book of Mormon Central | March 10, 2018 | Makes You Think

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


13 Books Every YSA Member Needs to Read

by Kensie Smith, LDS Living Staff | March 8, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

Being a young, single member of the Church is both exciting and terrifying. On one hand, I have more freedo...