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How Joseph Smith, Brigham Young + Other Church Leaders Spent New Year's Day

by Susan Evans McCloud, for LDS Living | January 4, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to ma...

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What We Know About the First Endowment in the Kirtland Temple and How the Endowment Changed Over Time

by Karl Ricks Anderson, adapted from "The Savior in Kirtland" | January 2, 2019 | Makes You Think

The Kirtland Temple endowment was central to the Lord’s purpose for bringing His Saints to Kirtland. Unders...

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3 Important Principles to Remember When Studying Church History

by Patrick Q. Mason, adapted from "Planted: Belief and Belonging in the Age of Doubt" | January 1, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As a people, we have been extraordinarily good at keeping the very first commandment given by the Lord to t...

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You Know You Were a Latter-day Saint in the '80s and '90s If . . .

by Jannalee Sandau | January 1, 2019 | Fun

The new year always comes with a bit of nostalgia for the old. And today, we're going even older as we reme...

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5 Surprising Things We Learned from the New Church History Book, “Saints”

by Jannalee Sandau | December 7, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The Church’s new historic book, Saints , has already been read or listened to by thousands of people. It br...

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Gratitude in All Circumstances: Heartfelt Examples from Joseph Smith + More

by Susan Evans McCloud, for LDS Living | November 22, 2018

Since the official proclamation made by Abraham Lincoln on Oct. 3, 1863, the last Thursday in November has ...

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Joseph Smith's Last Letter to Emma +More Important Documents from the Last Month of His Life

by Angela Thompson of the Joseph Smith Papers staff | November 19, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This month, the Joseph Smith Papers Project reached an important milestone on the josephsmithpapers.org web...

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How Latter-day Saints Have Influenced Each of the 50 States

by Jon Cooper | November 16, 2018 | Fun

After its organization in 1830, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints traveled across ...

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Napoleon Bonaparte's Role in the Book of Abraham Discovery + More Fascinating Facts

by Riley Lorimer | November 15, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

You have certainly seen the facsimiles from the Book of Abraham in your copy of the Pearl of Great Price, b...

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Is It Okay to Fictionalize Church History? Historians Discuss in All In Podcast

by LDS Living Staff | October 31, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Is it okay to present history through a fictional event that never happened? That’s exactly what the new mo...