"Written by S. Michael Wilcox"
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The Fourth Watch: How the Story of Christ Walking on the Water Applies Beautifully in Our Lives

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "When Your Prayers Seem Unanswered" | March 26, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did heaven look on, And would not take their part? --Macduff,  The Tragedy of Macbeth  (Act IV, S...

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What the Original "Little Mermaid" Teaches Us About the Gospel

by S. Michael Wilcox, adapted from "Out of the Best Books: Eternal Truths from Classic Literature" | February 18, 2019 | Makes You Think

There is what we might call a sweet spirituality in many of the stories we are told. My mother introduced m...

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What a Prophet's Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones Can Teach Us About Hope

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Finding Hope: Where to Look for God's Help" | February 16, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

God spoke to the great prophets of the Old Testament in some rather unique ways, most of them deeply visual...

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When I Saw the Savior in a Dream and the Gift He Gave Me That Changed My Life

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Finding Hope: Where to Look for God's Help" | December 6, 2018 | Mormon Life

A number of years ago I had a wonderful dream. In most of my dreams I am frantically trying to find a class...

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When My Entire High School Class Challenged My Faith + Why My Teacher Didn't Stop Them

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Don't Leap with the Sheep" | Mormon Life

One of the mists all of us have to face early in our lives is the suggestion that small deviations from the...

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What Mormons Should (and Shouldn't) Say About What Happens Inside Temples

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "House of Glory" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from S. Michael Wilcox's House of Glory: Finding Personal Meaning in the Temple...

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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 Your Prayers Seem Unanswered" | 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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S. Michael Wilcox: 10 Ways to Get More from Your Temple Experience

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "House of Glory" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most of us have a vivid memory of the first time we went to the temple to receive our endowments. I was a n...

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What Abraham Lincoln's Funny Rejected Proposal Story Can Teach Us About Temple Worship

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "House of Glory" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from S. Michael Wilcox's  House of Glory: Finding Personal Meaning in...

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What We Almost Always Forget About Forgiveness

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Twice Blessed" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Forgiveness can be difficult not only to give but also to receive. Once we have repented, sometimes th...