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The benefits of being closed-minded

by By Common Consent | Best of LDS Blogs

Whatever choice you make, a teacher told me, is bound to be disappointing. Even if you get precisely what y...

Unanswered Prayers

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…it’s all going to be all right. You and your family will be fine, and you are not to worry… Those were the...

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Is Church Music “Good”?

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I remember it was over a mediocre burger within my first week of moving to Texas. My colleague was being fr...

Houston, We Have a Problem

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Yesterday, in fulfillment of an assignment to teach the younger Young Men (a combined class of deacons and ...

On Becoming a Member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

by Sunny | Best of LDS Blogs

Recently I was thumbing through some old books when a piece of paper, folded in thirds and stuck in the mid...

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25 Things Not to Say to a Loved One Leaving the Church (& What to Say Instead)

by Julie de Azevedo Hanks | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Julie de Azevedo Hanks, Ph.D., LCSW is the owner/director of Wasatch Family Therapy, a popular blogger, an ...

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What I Wish I'd Been Told During My Divorce

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Divorce sucks. The unraveling and separating of lives is painful and messy, no matter how mature or well-in...

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Awkward Mormon Family Photos, Part II

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We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of the original Awkward Mormon Family Photos post, so it is tim...

Circling the Wagons

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One thing Mormons do better than just about anyone is to circle the wagons. As a people, we love to help. W...

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It's Not a Sin for You to Be Unhappy

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think

There’s this weird phenomenon I’ve observed. It’s unclear where it’s nexus lies— It may be influenced by th...