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When a NFL Player Testified About Families in Mandarin + the Harrowing Experience Before His Mission That Strengthened His Testimony

by Chad Lewis, excerpted from "Armed with Righteousness" | October 15, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is part of former NFL player Chad Lewis's  2012 BYU Women's Conference  address "Mo...

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3 Lasting Truths Jesus Taught About Families

by James and Judith McConkie | October 11, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In our last essay we wrote about the definition of families in the world where Jesus ministered in order to...

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2 Ways Jesus Put the Broken Family Back Together

by James and Judith McConkie | September 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In New Testament times, family life centered on households rather than on what we would call the nuclear fa...

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How I Received a Testimony of the Gospel When God Didn’t Answer My Prayer to Let My Grandpa Live

by Yvonne Liu | September 15, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It is a shame to say that I do not have many memories with my grandpa. Since the time I can remember, he ha...

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Hurricane Florence Floods, Devastates 20 Latter-day Saint Families' Homes

by Church News | September 14, 2018 | Mormon Life

“We are not in the worst part of this yet, but should start to see some impact later today,” Charleston Sou...

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2 Crucial Ways Elder Hales Said We Can Protect Ourselves (and Our Families) from the Adversary

by Elder Robert D. Hales, excerpted from "Return: Four Phases of Our Mortal Journey Home" | August 14, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Because the battle for our souls is real,   we must anticipate how the adversary will test us. None of...

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9 Ways to Support Blended Families in Your Ward

by Debra Sansing Woods | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Few of us grow up thinking, “Someday, I want to be part of raising a blended family,” especially in the LDS...

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6 Ways to Help Your Kids Prepare for Their Patriarchal Blessing Now

by Jenny Spencer | Mormon Life

All baptized and worthy members of the Church can and should receive a patriarchal blessing. But often the ...

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18 Valuable Parenting Tips and Stories from Church Leaders

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

Over the years, apostles, general auxiliary leaders, and general authorities have shared countless stories ...

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A Young Mormon Mom's Harvey Evacuation Story of Fear, Sadness, and Neighborly Love

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Our prayers are with the Green family as well as the many other families affected by the wake of devastatio...