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The Day Elder Oaks Realized His Mother Was a Widow (+Powerful Ideas Taught in the Temple)

by Dallin H. Oaks, excerpted from "Life's Lessons Learned" | December 15, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Elder Dallin H. Oaks' book Life's Lessons Learned . The most significant a...

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Why It's Time to Talk to Your Preschooler About Pornography

by Kristen Jenson | November 22, 2017 | Makes You Think

Does your 3-year-old ever play with your phone, iPad or computer? Does your 5-year-old have access to the i...

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The Powerful Lesson Elder Oaks Learned When Priesthood Blessings Didn't Heal His Father

by Elder Dallin H. Oaks, excerpted from "Life's Lessons Learned" | November 10, 2017 | Makes You Think

The year 1940 might have been a banner year for our family. The health and financial hardships that followe...

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"I'm Going to Finish This": NBC Features LDS Ironman Mom in New Documentary

by Katie Lambert | October 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Six miles left and Heather Jenson could barely breathe.  Her throat was swollen from the strep infecti...

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With Birth of New Baby, Now 5 Generations of This LDS Family Share the Exact Same Birthday

by ABC 15 - Phoenix | September 6, 2017 | Fun Mormon Life

With the birth of a new baby girl this September, one LDS family has five birthdays to celebrate on the exa...

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15 Teen-Friendly Fiction Books Perfect for Fall

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull In the long-awaited sequel to  Fablehaven , the dragons who have been kept...

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6 Powerful Love Lessons from a Former LDS Mid-Single

by Jessica Carter | August 17, 2017 | Mormon Life

I was a divorced mother of two in my late thirties when I first entered the LDS mid-singles scene. Those ye...

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Hilarious Misheard Hymn Lyrics That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 9, 2017 | Videos Humor Fun

We've all had those moments sitting in sacrament meeting or watching general conference when we open our hy...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About This Sensitive Chastity Topic

by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT | July 27, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Masturbation is a sensitive and often controversial topic, even among members of the LDS Church. Although t...

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21 eBooks Under $5 from Deseret Book

by LDS Living Staff | July 13, 2017

Save yourself a trip to the library with these 21 eBooks under $5! Below you'll find inspirational and gosp...