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The Surprising Christian Origins of Santa Claus

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | December 19, 2017 | Fun Makes You Think

Santa Claus is, perhaps unfortunately, the most recognizable character during the Christmas season. But did...


6 Tender Christmas Memories President Monson, Apostles Have Shared from Their Childhood

by Kaeley Scruggs | December 18, 2017 | Fun Makes You Think

As we remember Christ and His birth, we also reflect on happy times with our family and Christmases where w...


Because of Mary's Baby Boy, We'll Have Our Baby Boy Again

by Emily Watts via Time Out for Women | December 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What a beautiful testament of our Savior and eternal families. My feelings about Christmas pretty much para...


How President Uchtdorf and the Spirit Taught Me Christmas Is Just as Much About Getting as Giving

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 16, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have always been dismal at shopping. But Christmas shopping—there is something truly magical about Christ...


A Christ-Centered Countdown: 7 Simple but Meaningful Ways to Celebrate the Savior This Week

by Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler, Illustrated by Ryan Jeppesen, excerpted from "Celebrating a Christ-Centered Christmas" | December 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

It’s the week before Christmas. I bet you are checking over your lists, pulling out the wrapping supplies, ...


The Day Elder Oaks Realized His Mother Was a Widow (+Powerful Ideas Taught in the Temple)

by Dallin H. Oaks, excerpted from "Life's Lessons Learned" | December 15, 2017 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from Elder Dallin H. Oaks' book Life's Lessons Learned . The most significant a...


Sister Eubank Shares Beautiful Message for Those Whose Hearts Are Breaking This Christmas

by LDS Living Staff | December 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Christmas is a time of peace, joy, love, and goodwill toward men—for some. But for many around the world wh...


15 Gift Ideas for Faraway Friends and Family

by LDS Living Staff | December 12, 2017

Especially around Christmas time, we want faraway friends and families to know we're thinking of them. Send...


The Real Dates of the 12 Days of Christmas That Most of the World Has Forgotten

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | December 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

The 12 Days of Christmas is a beloved tradition in the Christian world. But because we live in the Christia...


23 of Our Favorite Stocking Stuffers from Deseret Book

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care...and they were full of Christmas goodies! Here are 23 irr...