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Why the World's Concept of Self-Esteem Is Different from the Confidence God Wants Us to Achieve

by David T. Morgan, excerpted from "My God Hath Been My Support" | July 23, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As a psychologist, I have had experience and training regarding the concept of self-esteem. Self-esteem is ...

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Why the Trek West Might Not Have Happened the Way You Think It Did

by W. Paul Reeve, excerpted from “The Council of Fifty and the Search for Religious Liberty” as published in The Council of Fifty: What the Records Reveal about Mormon History | July 23, 2018 | Makes You Think

Most Church members today don’t realize the depth of mistrust and resentment some Mormon pioneers harbored ...

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Why Do Some Children Die and What Will Happen to Them in the Resurrection? Comforting Answers for Loved Ones

by Robert L. Millet and Joseph Fielding McConkie, adapted from "The Life Beyond" | July 21, 2018 | Makes You Think

Little children shall live! What more perfect evidence of an omniscient and all-loving God than the doctrin...

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How We Can Let Go of Anxiety, Guilt, and Shame and Love Ourselves Now—Mistakes and All

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Forgiving Ourselves: Getting Back Up When We Let Ourselves Down" | July 21, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Although Latter-day Saints are among the best people I know, they are also among the most self-critical. To...

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2 Latter-day Saints with Crippling Health Problems Share Inspiring Testimonies That Will Strengthen Your Love of the Savior

by Lee and Tammy, adapted from "Making Sense of Suffering" | July 21, 2018 | Makes You Think

Even in the midst of suffering we can turn to the Savior and let Him heal us spiritually and emotionally. H...

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"Where Did My Visiting Teachers Go?" Sister Bingham Explains the True Purpose of the Ministering Change

by LDS.org | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think

One of my friends recently asked me in bewilderment, “Where did my visiting teachers go?” From the time her...

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The Missionary Who Survived Being Shot 21 Years Ago (+ the Amazing Ways He's Still Serving Today)

by LDS Church News | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think

Sporting a white shirt, tie, and name tag, Orin Vooheis sat in his electronic wheelchair smiling at pe...

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The Beautiful Lesson This Woman Learned About God After Removing Her Name From Church Records and Coming Back Again

by Faith & Happiness | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

My parents divorced before I was born, setting the tone for an inconsistent religious upbringing. Although ...

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Why Eternal Life in the Next Life Is Not Enough

by Adam S. Miller, excerpted from "An Early Resurrection" | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Eternal life is the promise that death is not the end, that there is life after death. It’s the promise tha...

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3 Powerful Lessons Having a Mission Companion with Depression Taught Me About God's Love

by Lucy Stevenson | July 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout my service as a full-time missionary, I was blessed to serve closely with many people who touche...