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Self-Reliance, Guatemalan Style

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Thursday, October 19, 1989, San Felipe, Guatemala I feel confused by my own expectations. What I fear more ...

Why I like flag raising, even at church

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

There were precisely two occasions per year when I would witness flag raising ceremonies as a child, both o...

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The secret of measuring success in the church is…

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

RAF recently wrote an interesting post on ‘the secret of measuring success in the church’. Almost everyone ...

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Leggings, Modesty, and EFY

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

To the left is the cover of the official an EFY souvenir book from 1991. It consists of the title, Feeling ...

You Make the Call: Missionary Draft Deferrals

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

It has been interesting for me to watch the reactions this past week as news stories illuminated yet again ...

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One Explanation of Commandments That Could Help You Understand God in a Completely New Way

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an insightful way of thinking of the commandments God gives His children and why.  “There are in ...

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Thought-Provoking Graphs Show Last 20 Years of Church Statistical Reports

by By Common Consent | News from Utah

Did you know that, as of December 31, 2014, the church had 3,114 stakes with 29,621 wards and branches? Of ...

Departure

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Today my son entered the MTC. It’s curbside drop off now, instituted when the swine flu caused concerns abo...

Mormons are Taking Over the Internet!

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs Opinions & Features

The Washington Post has an interesting article about the church’s success with search-engine optimization, ...

Review: The Joseph Smith Papers, Published Revelations

by By Common Consent | Opinions & Features

At an early release publicity event, volume editor Robin Jensen stood at a table and grabbed a pile of what...