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Elder and Sister Renlund Share Why Questions Are Essential to Faith + Insights for Those Who Feel Like They're Drowning in Doubt

by Church News | January 14, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Elder Renlund and his wife, Sister Ruth L. Renlund, spoke in tandem during the devotional Sunday night whic...

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Elder Bednar Explains Deeper Meaning of Symbols in the Rome Italy Temple

by LDS Living | January 14, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Elders Bednar and Rasband recently  led the first visitors on a tour through the newly completed Rome ...

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The FBI Has Been Tracking Crimes Against Latter-day Saints for 3 Years. Here's Why.

by Deseret News | January 14, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Across the board, hate crimes against religious minorities are rising," said Brian Levin, director of the ...

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Why Teaching Morality Isn’t Enough: How to Teach Children Healthy Sexuality

by Christy Kane PhD, CMHC | January 12, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Often, in my field of mental health counseling, I am asked by parents, “How do I teach my children about se...

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Why We Shouldn't Focus on Avoiding Sin

by Robert Reynolds, adapted from "Unstuck: How the Savior Frees Us from Our Favorite Sins" | January 12, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We know we shouldn’t think about sin because “as [a man] thinketh in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7). ...

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Why Ambiguity in the Gospel Is a Good Thing

by Bruce C. Hafen and Marie K. Hafen, excerpted from "Faith Is Not Blind" | January 12, 2019 | Makes You Think

This excerpt originally appeared in the  January/February 2019 issue  of  LDS Living magazin...

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What Does It Really Mean to Avoid Light-Mindedness and Loud Laughter?

by Hugh Nibley, excerpted from "Eloquent Witness: Nibley on Himself, Others, and the Temple" | January 11, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The gospel was given to Adam and Eve when, “after many days” of sacrificing, “an angel of the Lord appeared...

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Ask a Latter-day Saint Therapist: How Can I Keep My Kids from Defying Me?

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | January 11, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

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

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11 Books to Help You Get More Out of the New Testament This Year

by LDS Living Staff | January 11, 2019 | Makes You Think

With Sunday School focusing on the New Testament this year, it’s great to have resources to accompany each ...

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How We Can Dispel Mental Illness Myths + The Story Behind the "Mental Health Hymn"

by Jane Clayson Johnson, excerpted from "Silent Souls Weeping: Depression—Sharing Stories, Finding Hope" | January 11, 2019 | Makes You Think

This story originally appeared in the  January/February 2019 issue  of  LDS Living magazine ...