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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...

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"I Want to Learn to Love Myself:" The Promise Lindsey Stirling Made to God and Herself + How It Helped Her Career

by LDS Living Staff | July 27, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Thanks to Utah Valley 360 for making us aware of this Instagram post. More than 10.8 million YouTube subscr...

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"He Magnifies My Efforts Every Day": LDS Woman Donates 1,229 Toys to Migrant Children Separated from Their Parents

by Deseret News | July 2, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“I just really feel like the Lord led me where I needed to be to be an instrument in his hands because he h...

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San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Performs with Mormon Tabernacle Choir

by Deseret News | June 26, 2018 | Mormon Life

"The purpose of music is to unite people," said Mormon Tabernacle Choir President Ron Jarrett. "Music affec...

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How to Survive Your Trek Experience

by Amanda Taylor and Rhett Wilkinson | June 21, 2018 | Mormon Life

Pioneer treks are a common summer activity for Church members around the world, allowing them to experience...

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"Am I finished?" What My Friend's Suffering Before His Death Taught Me About the Goodness of God

by Scott, excerpted from "Making Sense of Suffering" | June 20, 2018 | Mormon Life

As I lie here in quite a lot of pain, confined to this terrible prison of a reclining chair, I wonder at th...

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The Powerful Lesson a Man Who Gave Up Everything for the Church Taught Me with One Song

by Garrick Greenhalgh, excerpted from "Everyday Miracles" | June 2, 2018 | Mormon Life

When the prophets said the gospel would go to the ends of the earth, they meant it. Guiuan, Samar, a small ...

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"God Helped Me": French Man Saves Dangling Child After Heroic Climb in Viral Video

by Deseret News | May 30, 2018 | Mormon Life

It's incredible to see good people go out of their way, even to the point of putting themselves in danger, ...