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How a WWII Pilot Saved 90 Men by Following the Spirit's Promptings

by Danielle B. Wagner | June 24, 2017 | Mormon Life

“And upon the wings of his Spirit hath my body been carried away upon exceedingly high mountains. And mine ...

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8 Quotes About the Constitution from Prophets and Apostles on Its 229th Anniversary

by Deseret News | June 21, 2017 | Mormon Life

Joseph Smith called the constitution “a glorious standard … a heavenly banner” (Teachings of the Prophet Jo...

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Elder Christofferson Talks His Role at Watergate Trial, the Powerful Lessons It Taught Him

by Mormon Newsroom | June 16, 2017 | Mormon Life

“In my view, conscience is a defining personal imperative that stirs deep in the soul of each person,” Elde...

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6 Times LDS Leaders Have Shared the Story of Joan of Arc

by Deseret News | May 31, 2017 | Mormon Life

Was Joan of Arc inspired of God? It's a question many historical scholars have pondered over the years, but...

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The LDS Race Car Driver Who Set More Records Than Any Other Racer

by Abbie Armstrong | February 23, 2017 | Famous Mormons Fun

David Abbot "Ab" Jenkins, also known as the father of salt flat racing, has proven to be one of the most in...

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How a Nazi SS Soldier and a Holocaust Survivor Fell in Love and Found the Church

by O. HÅKAN PALM | February 14, 2017 | Makes You Think

Agnes Veronika Erdös and Gustav Palm experienced World War II under vastly different conditions: she as a p...

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Mormon Tabernacle Near Pearl Harbor Became a Refuge for GIs After the Attack

by Salt Lake Tribune | Mormon Life

As we honor the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, we remember those who passed away as well a...

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Why "Silent Night" Is the Most Iconic Christmas Song in the World

by Katharine Lyon | Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

My favorite Christmas tradition growing up was celebrating Christmas Eve with my German grandma, who we cal...

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Why 2 LDS Temples Have Stained Glass Windows Rescued from a Presbyterian Church

by Katharine Lyon | Fun Makes You Think

If you've visited the Provo City Center Temple, you may have seen the stunning stained glass depiction of t...

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President Monson's Journal from Temple Groundbreaking Reveals His Humor, Love of Saints

by Thomas S. Monson, excerpted from "Faith Rewarded" | Makes You Think

In his book Faith Rewarded , President Monson shared this touching memory from the groundbreaking of the hi...