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Elder Holland: "I Want You to Be Proud You Are a Woman"

by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, excerpted from "Modesty, Makeovers, and the Pursuit of Physical Beauty" | March 6, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

First of all, I want you to be proud you are a woman. I want you to feel the reality of what that means, to...

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Watch: Study Reveals Statistical Evidence of Book of Mormon

by LDS Living Staff | March 5, 2018 | Videos Makes You Think

This video, created by Book of Mormon Central,  sums up the results of a recent study that analyzed th...

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What Is a "Type and Shadow" and Why Are They so Important to Our Understanding of Christ?

by Patrick D. Degn and David S. Christensen, excerpted from "Types and Shadows of the Old Testament" | March 3, 2018 | Makes You Think

The traditional interpretation of a type involves seeing a historical person, place, event, or institution ...

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Why Wilford Woodruff Survived 17+ Life-Threatening Accidents (from Suffocation to Nearly Freezing to Death)

by Truman G. Madsen, excerpted from "The Presidents of the Church" | March 3, 2018 | Makes You Think

Wilford Woodruff had so many accidents he came to believe he was a "marked man." The Prophet Joseph Smith o...

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Black Bishop Shares His Conversion and Experience with Unanswered Questions About Race and Priesthood

by Danielle B. Wagner | March 1, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

After being arrested at age 14, Donald Kelly knew something needed to change in his life. An immigrant from...

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How Understanding Words’ Meanings Can Unlock the Book of Revelation’s Treasures

by Eric D. Richards | March 1, 2018 | Makes You Think

Scripture study can be a bit daunting because of the use of symbolism. Yet a careful and specific study of ...

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When We Try to One-Up the Lord's Standards: Culture vs. Commandments

by Brent L. Top and Wendy C. Top, Adapted from "Finding Inner Peace: Lessons Learned from Trying too Hard" | March 1, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Sometimes in an attempt to prove our faithfulness to the gospel, Mormons create standards that require even...

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How God Can Love His Children Equally Even While "He That Is Righteous Is Favored of God"

by Andrew C. Skinner, excerpted from "To Become Like God: Witnesses of Our Divine Potential" | February 28, 2018 | Makes You Think

We could discuss many other qualities that God possesses, along with scriptural or prophetic verification. ...

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17 Resources to Help Your Teen Find "Peace In Christ" in 2018

by LDS Living Staff | February 28, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The 2018 Mutual theme is based on D&C 19:23:  “Learn of me, and listen to my words;...

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Muslim Mother Shares What She Learned from Mormons About Raising Children in Faith

by Asma Uddin via Faith Counts | February 28, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"I realize that so much of what I envy about Mormonism is its ability to extract itself from its surroundin...