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Ask a Latter-day Saint Therapist: My Wife Died and I Can’t Recover

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | January 4, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

For daily gospel-based relationship insights, join Jonathan’s  Facebook group . To submit a question f...

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How a Priesthood Blessing Helped One Mom Understand the Loss of a Child, God's Eternal Love

by John H. Groberg, excerpted from "Eternity Is Now" | October 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One day I was visiting with a faithful couple who had tried for several years to conceive a child but who h...

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Church Releases Honest, Exquisitely Illustrated Video About Grief, Faith, and Loss: “There Is Hope”

by Lindsey Miller | September 13, 2018 | From the Church Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

Grief and heartbreak are a part of life. We have all experienced loss in one way or another, but that doesn...

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What Latter-day Saints Believe About the Cross + Why We Don't Have It on Our Churches

by Robert L. Millet, excerpted from "What Happened to the Cross?" | August 29, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Often I am asked why the Latter-day Saints do not believe in the saving efficacy of the cross, yet obviousl...

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Mother of Teen Who Fell Off Waterfall Shares How the Temple, Others Brought Peace

by Danielle B. Wagner | August 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"On June 18th of 2015, our family went to the Payson temple to be sealed for time and eternity. It’s not a ...

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What We Know About Joseph Smith's Dog + How It Protected Him in Jail

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

It is a little-known fact that Joseph Smith owned a white English Mastiff named Old Major. Major was given ...

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5 Lessons from Losing Our Baby

by Zack Oates | Makes You Think

We were thrilled when the test came back positive. Our first little girl was only 8 months old and I was so...

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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 | 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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How to Help Your Children Cope with the Loss of Their Siblings

by Sherri Devashrayee Wittwer, excerpted from "Gone Too Soon" | Makes You Think

It is important for parents and others involved with the family to help the surviving children cope with th...

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What We Know About the Lives and Spirits of Unborn Children

by Sherri Devashrayee Wittwer, excerpted from "Gone Too Soon" | Makes You Think

The following is an excerpt from  Gone Too Soon: The Life and Loss of Infants and Unborn Children .&nb...