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Does 'Can Serve at 18/19' Mean 'Should'?

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

A Mormon boy from an affluent neighborhood in Utah, barely 18 years old, will leave a few days after gradua...

My Mormon Thanks, Part II

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

I was pleased and inspired when I read the posts some of my co-bloggers wrote on Thanksgiving. I’ve decided...

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Food, Intimacy or Cars?!

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Welcome to the inaugural installment of “Food, Intimacy, or Cars?!” The game where you, dear reader, must m...

Collapsing the sacred distance between man and man

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

A few months ago my family visited Picardy in northern France. From the cathedral city of Amiens we drove t...

“Not lucky, blessed”

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Occasionally I will be talking to someone about some fortunate circumstance of my and/or my family’s life, ...

They're So Popular!

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

About three weeks ago while I was in Finland with my wife’s family for Christmas, I visited with a old frie...

The Top 10 LDS Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of, No. 9

by By Common Consent | Arts & Entertainment

In my last installment I took us all on a trip down to the American South, to hear the dark yet soothing so...

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"I Know the Church is True"

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think

Try this experiment. Type the expression in quotes “I know the church is true” into a Google search, and se...

Musicals and the Church’s Work in Africa

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

I find it interesting that the new Broadway show THE BOOK OF MORMON throws a freshfaced missionary into Uga...

A Chieko Okazaki Sharing Time Lesson

by By Common Consent | Lesson Helps

Continuing with the theme of how awesome I am at my callings, I thought I would share one of the more succe...