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How a Drowned Laptop Taught Me the Miracles of the Temple

by Alexandra Mortenson | December 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

In the September 1995 Ensign , President James E. Faust wrote: “Satan is offended when we use that [temple]...

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Old Testament Lesson 7: "The Abrahamic Covenant"

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 15, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction I have been interested in a statement made about Abraham by Moses in Genesis 24: And Abraham w...

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Old Testament Lesson 3: The Creation

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 15, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction I spend a lot of time on the computer, and I do all right until I have to figure out how the m...

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Miracles After Sandy Hook: How an LDS Family Has Felt Heaven's Presence After Their Daughter's Murder

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 14, 2017 | Makes You Think

Alissa and Robbie Parker remember the first time they realized their daughter Emilie had become an unseen a...

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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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16 Games and Books to Help Your Kids Stay Quiet (and Learn) During Church

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

A new year means a new church meeting time for most of us. This transition can be hard on all of us, but es...

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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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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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Old Testament Lesson 2: "Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born"

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 8, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction We came here with divine potential, and in many cases—perhaps all cases—divine power. Elder Ma...

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14 Meaningful Gifts for Your Home and Visiting Teaching Families

by Kensie Smith | December 4, 2017 | Mormon Life

Whether you want to leave a spiritual message or just let those you visit and home teach know that you're t...