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Were We Foreordained in Our Premortal Life? A Look into How God's Time and Calls Work

by Brent L. Top, adapted from "The Life Before" | August 30, 2018 | Makes You Think

Everyone who believes in God at all believes that He knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow. But if ...

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Sister Jones Challenges Latter-day Saints to Do 3 Things to Bring Empowerment, Joy into Their Lives

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 21, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“I believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ is our Heavenly Father’s practical guide for happy living,” Sist...

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Family Counselor: How to Allow Your Children to Have Agency, Especially When They Choose a Different Path

by Christy Kane PhD, CMHC | August 18, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember many years ago, long before I had children, attending a religious lecture by a prominent religio...

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

by Christy Kane PhD, CMHC | 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?" | 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 | 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...