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When You Pray to Find Something Lost—and Don't Find It

by Aggieland Mormons | March 14, 2018 | Makes You Think

"Did I not have enough faith?"  Melodee Cooper writes in her post about not finding a special hat she'...


March 2018 Visiting Teaching Principle and First Presidency Message

by LDS Living Staff | March 5, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Prayer is a powerful tool; it is a way for us to invite the Spirit into our lives so that we may know how t...


The Prayer from a 5-Year-Old That Changed How I Speak to God

by Danielle B. Wagner | February 22, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It lasted less than 30 seconds. Yet the prayer left many of the adults in the room with misty eyes and me w...


How a Muslim's Prayer Helped a Mormon Get Past Israeli Soldiers to Attend Church

by Sahar Qumsiyeh, excerpted from "Peace for a Palestinian" | January 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sahar Qumsiyeh, a Palestinian born in Jerusalem, often faced extreme difficulties attending LDS sacrament m...


One Prayer God Never Answers

by Meridian Magazine | January 25, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an intriguing perspective on how much God and Satan both use change as a means of furthering their wor...


Be Still: Finding Inner Peace and a Deeper Connection to Christ Through Meditation

by Sheldon Lawrence | January 16, 2018 | Mormon Life

We often try to spiritually ground ourselves with daily prayer and scripture study. However, our commitment...


When God's Answers, Direction for Our Lives Are Confusing

by Tyler Griffin, excerpted from "When Heaven Feels Distant" | January 15, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The answers to our prayers are not always as concrete as we might have hoped. Sometimes we receive an answe...


How Silence Made Saying My Prayers More Meaningful

by Adam Miller, excerpted from "Letters to a Young Mormon" | January 11, 2018 | Makes You Think

In prayer, you can practice remembering God in one of two ways. You can practice by remembering what you we...


How to Pray in a Way God Can Answer

by | January 6, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Maybe our prayers are not being answered not because of our lack of faith or lack of searching. Maybe they ...


How God Not Answering My Prayer Strengthened My Relationship with Him

by Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Let God Love You" | January 1, 2018 | Makes You Think

When I was about five years old, someone gave me a small, iridescent butterfly pin with hinged wings that f...