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9 Christ-Centered Books to Help Your Kids Learn the True Meaning of Easter

by LDS Living Staff | Fun Mormon Life

This Easter season is the perfect opportunity to sit down with your kids and read books that teach them abo...


8 Must-Read Books for Engaged and Newlywed Couples

by LDS Living Staff | March 10, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We all know that marriage is a big step. And while some of these books are geared specifically to the engag...


Old Testament Lesson 23: “The Lord Be Between Me and Thee Forever”

by Ted L. Gibbons | March 5, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction Zoram, we are told, was a “true friend” to Nephi (see  2 Nephi 1:30 ), as was Amulek to A...


3 Reasons You Should Talk to Your Children About Controversial Church Topics

by Laura Harris Hales | March 3, 2018 | Mormon Life

Let’s be honest—we all have questions both big and small. Some we easily blurt out, but others take courage...


Praying on the Field + 4 More Times LDS Olympians Shared Their Faith on the World Stage

by Danielle B. Wagner | February 24, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From praying on an Olympic field to standing up for virtue and modesty, LDS Olympians have let their talent...


Old Testament Lesson 21: "God Will Honor Those Who Honor Them"

by Ted L. Gibbons | February 23, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction The Lord spoke powerfully about the idea of honor . He said: “Wherefore the Lord God of Israel...


White Dress Shirts: What the Church Has Actually Said

by Aubrey Zalewski | February 21, 2018 | Mormon Life

Among LDS men, there seems to be an obsession with white dress shirts. Not only does every elder in the mis...


The Sword of Laban and Liahona: What Happened to Them After Joseph Smith Unearthed Them

by Jannalee Sandau | February 19, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There are plenty of things we long to know about Church history but probably never will, like who the three...


Nonprofit Worker Praises LDS Humanitarian Work, Shares How Those of Different Faith Backgrounds Can Unite

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

While we as members of the Church are familiar with the yellow Mormon Helping Hands vests, we also recogniz...


President Hinckley, Donny Osmond + 12 Other Mormons Who Have Carried the Olympic Torch

by Jannalee Sandau | February 8, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

It's that time again where millions watch in awe as the best athletes in the world compete in tests of stre...