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Black Pioneer Jane Manning James' Sacred Experience with Seer Stones and Temple Robes

by Quincy D. Newell, adapted from "Your Sister in the Gospel" | May 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Jane Elizabeth Manning was born in Connecticut in about 1820. Her mother had been enslaved, but she was ema...


​The Unexpected Blessings of Rejection (and Facing It Head-On)

by Nate Bagley | May 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“No.” The response was unexpected. My stomach simultaneously shot into my throat and into my shoes.  I...


Latter-day Saint Therapist: 6 Ways Blended Families Can Thrive

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | May 17, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

For daily gospel-based relationship insights, join Jonathan’s Facebook group . To submit a question click h...


What 2 Engineers Discovered After Using Statistical Analysis to Determine Whether the Book of Mormon Was Fiction

by Daniel Peterson | May 30, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Michael Coe, Yale University’s Charles J. MacCurdy professor emeritus of anthropology, is an eminent schola...


Listen: How the Scriptures Saved Tim Ballard from Being Killed by Human Traffickers

by Daedan Olander | May 18, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

They were surrounded, their captors assuring them they were about to be killed. And in an area that was rul...


A Hawaiian Man Shares His Dream of Heaven That Might Change the Way You Pray

by Cameron C. Taylor, excerpted from "The Way of Aloha: Lanai" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from the book  The Way of Aloha: Lanai  by Cameron C. Taylor. Manu is...


A New Way to Think of "Sunday Best" + When Our Sunday Best Doesn't Feel Good Enough

by Daedan Olander | May 25, 2019 | Mormon Life

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, in his April 2019 general conference address , warned members against complacency...


Listen: What God Taught One Woman by Sending Her to a Remote Village Near the Sahara Desert

by Daedan Olander | May 25, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“One of my friends said, 'If God loves you, He’ll take you to a desert,'” Brittani McLeod says in an LDS Li...


The 10 People You'll Meet on Trek

by Emily Abel and Daedan Olander | June 4, 2019 | Humor Fun

While no two treks are ever the same, most Church members who have been on one will recognize these 10 peop...


Jewish Reporter Describes "Exciting" Experience in the Oakland Temple, Compares It to Ancient Temples in Jerusalem

by LDS Living Staff | May 20, 2019 | Mormon Life

With renovations complete for the Oakland California Temple, this temple is open to the public for a limite...