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7 Prayer Phrases Mormons Could Say in Their Sleep (+What We Should Maybe Be Praying for Instead)

by Jannalee Sandau and Kelsey Berteaux | December 26, 2017 | Mormon Life

Have you heard this prayer before?  "Heavenly Father, we thank thee for this day, and thank thee for t...


7 Ways to Help Introverts Feel More Comfortable at Church

by Arianna Rees | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have a confession to make—sometimes being a member of the Church makes me feel very uncomfortable. When I...


Notorious American Train Robber Butch Cassidy, a Mormon?

by Kelsey Berteaux

A Mormon outlaw? It seems like it should be an oxymoron. Latter-day Saints take pride in being honest, true...


Why Do We Pray Using "Thee" and "Thou"?

by Kelsey Berteaux & Carly Springer | Makes You Think

In English, LDS prayer language is distinct from everyday speech. We reserve a special vocabulary for commu...


Avoiding Mormon Burnout: Why It's Okay to Say "No"

by Julie de Azevedo Hanks, PhD, LCSW | Mormon Life

This was written in conjunction with another LDS Living article by Julie de Azevedo Hanks: Is There a Mormo...


10 Times President Uchtdorf Summed Up Life Perfectly

by Jannalee Rosner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We've all experienced a time when a conference talk felt like it was written for us. There are many times P...


LDS Teens Make Prom Clothes Out of Duct Tape, Win $5,000

by Deseret News | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: It just goes to show a little frugality mixed with some creativity goes a long way! The creativity...


Is Cain Bigfoot? The Truth Behind 5 Mormon Folklore Stories

by Kate Ensign-Lewis

I can remember when I heard my very first Mormon myth. I was 8 years old, and one of my older sisters came ...


How to Tell Your Parents You're Joining the LDS Church

by Greg Trimble | Mormon Life

Over the years, I've noticed that a common reason for not being baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of...


11 Common Questions Mormons Get Asked (and The Answers)

by New Era | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Do you ever feel unprepared when people ask you questions about the Church? Here are some suggestions for h...