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Reflecting on The Origin of Man

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One hundred years ago this month, Presidents Joseph F. Smith, John R. Winder, and Anthon H. Lund published ...

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The Body of the Church as a Temple

by By Common Consent | Opinions & Features

In 1 Corinthians 6:19, it says: ”What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is ...

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The Absolute Best Way to Start a Talk at Church

by By Common Consent | Mormon Life

Today was ward conference, and as is typical in ward conference sacrament meeting, we had two speakers: the...

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Tolkien: Tom Bombadil as God

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I am going to return to The Silmarillion anon but in the meantime, here’s something to cause MCQ and RAF ce...

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Remember that time P. Diddy quoted L. Tom Perry?

by By Common Consent | What They're Saying About "Us" Arts & Entertainment

The quote is from Elder Perry’s 1974 BYU devotional talk, “Be the Best of Whatever You Are.” ...

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Corpus Christi

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I don’t think it’s insignificant that Mormons do not have religious holidays, even Christmas and Easter are...

D&C Catch-Up: Gospel Doctrine Lessions 38, 39, and 40

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I’ve fallen behind in writing about the D&C Sunday School lesson scriptures! Woe is us. Will there ever be ...

Gospel Doctrine lesson #10: “This is my voice unto all”

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Section 25 is remarkable because it is the only revelation in the Doctrine & Covenants given to a woman. It...

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Why Your Attention Is a Valuable Resource--and Why You Should Consecrate It

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The often-used phrase “pay attention” is apt: you dispose of a limited budget of attention that you can all...

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Are Mormons Missing the Whole Point of Using “Brother,” “Sister,” Thee,” and “Thou”?

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This is a very interesting perspective showing how the meaning of "Thee" and "Thou" and other titles in the...