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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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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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Watch: Jon Schmidt and His Wife Share the Blessings of Mourning with Those Who Mourn in #LightTheWorld Video

by LDS Living Staff | December 11, 2017 | Videos Mormon Life

"I had never felt that kind of distress before," says Jon Schmidt, a member of the Piano Guys, in the Day 1...

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How Was There a Night Without Darkness?

by Book of Mormon Central | December 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

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

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Watch: David Archuleta Responds to Fan's Clever Lip-Sync Video in an Epic Way

by Katie Lambert | December 8, 2017 | Videos Fun Mormon Life

For all the people who have tried to sing all the parts to David Archuleta's "Crush," you know the struggle...

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Watch: Church Creates Gorgeous Video of Lights at Temple Square from the Air

by LDS Living Staff | December 6, 2017 | From the Church Videos

AWho doesn't love the magical glow of Christmas lights that brighten long winter nights? And Temple Square ...