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The Heartbreaking 3 a.m. Phone Call I Received from My Son + What It Taught Me About Parenting

by Dr. Christy Kane | June 9, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Several months ago, I received one of those phone calls most parents hope they never receive. This phone ca...

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One Phrase Church Leaders Never Say Anymore + Why

by Jannalee Sandau | June 2, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most of us are probably familiar with the term "free agency" from Sunday School classes or children trying ...

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How to Choose Between Good and Good—And Be Confident in Your Choice

by Michelle Wilson, adapted from "Does This Insecurity Make Me Look Fat?" | May 8, 2018 | Makes You Think

When I was 17, I found my first job at an ice cream parlor, and I loved it. The employees got to eat as muc...

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How One LDS Woman Found Joy Even After Her Husband Was Arrested for Murder

by Tiana Swank | February 23, 2018 | Makes You Think

Tiana Swank shares how she learned that even amidst life's greatest trials, we are meant to have joy, and t...

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9 Things You Have Forgotten About Your Premortal Life

by Brent L. Top | Makes You Think

In virtually all of us, there is some sort of innate yearning to know what was before this life and how it ...

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Why I'm Glad Spiritual Tests Differ from College Entrance Exams

by Shalissa Lindsay; Adapted from "Answers Will Come: Trusting the Lord in the Meantime" | Makes You Think

The following is adapted from the newly released book  Answers Will Come: Trusting the Lord in the Mea...

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Why Being Willing to Ask God Will Open Mysteries of the Gospel You Didn't Even Know Were There

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Have you ever gone to your favorite restaurant and made your order from a secret menu, one that is not publ...

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When My Parents Didn't Want Me to Serve a Mission: My Difficult Decision Between Honoring My Parents and Serving

by Cameron Staley | Mormon Life

As a child, I counted down the days until I would turn 12 and graduate from Primary. The worst part of Prim...

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No, Not Everything Happens for a Reason—and Here's Why That's Important to Realize

by Dan McDonald | Makes You Think

When people tell you that you have some important lesson to learn from your suffering, politely tell them, ...

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Are We Following Satan's Plan for Parenting?

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

I recently read a fascinating article by Mette Harrison in Religion News Service . She described Latter-day...