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One Little Boy's Question and a Mission Experience That Reveal God Loves Us as a Father

by Trent Toone, for LDS Living | January 4, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It was a ridiculous question for David Butler's son to ask. After taking his father's laser pointer and acc...

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How President Nelson's Insights Helped Me Love My Body as It Is

by Danielle B. Wagner | January 1, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I love the invigorating, clean-slate feeling that comes with a new year. The impossible suddenly feels poss...

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The Prompting That Saved a Girl from Abuse and Shows How God Loves Us Individually

by Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "Because of the Messiah in a Manger" | December 8, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Christ cares for us individually. The inverted five-point stars found on the Nauvoo Temple are symbols of C...

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Elder Uchtdorf: We Can Always Find Joy and Happiness in the Grace of God

by LDS Living Staff | November 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In case you haven't heard the exciting news, the prophet and apostles are now using Instagram to share Chri...

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Insights from President Nelson to Bring More Gratitude and Joy into Your Life

by Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "Teachings of Russell M. Nelson" | November 21, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout his service in the Church, President Nelson has helped us to find joy and gratitude in every cir...

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"Washington Post" Features Latter-day Saint Couple After Their 2-Year-Old Shreds $1,060

by Washington Post | October 5, 2018 | Humor Mormon Life

“As devastated and as sick as we were,” Jackee Belnap told News4Utah after her 2-year-old son shredded $1,0...

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Watch: Actor Chris Pratt Says "Nothing Fills My Soul More" Than When He Shares Messages of God with His Fans

by Katie Lambert | September 25, 2018 | Videos Makes You Think

Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurrasic World star Chris Pratt shared with AP that "nothing fills my soul more...

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Gay Latter-day Saint Shares Heartfelt Message All Members Need to Read: "It Gets Better"

by Tom Christofferson, excerpted from "That We May Be One" | September 8, 2018 | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from  That We May Be One, A Gay Mormon's Perspective on Faith & Family...

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A Beautiful Analogy to Help Us Focus on the Divinity Within Us, Not Our Imperfections

by Mary Ellen Edmunds, adapted from "Love Is a Verb" | August 30, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Carrot seeds don't look at all like carrots. They look to me like little specks of dirt. They’re not orange...

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A Mission President's Beautiful Response When a Missionary Came Out to Him as Gay

by LDS Living | August 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

After Cal Burke wrote his heartbreakingly honest story about the moment he first told someone he was gay on...