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Debating the Santa Question: Harmless Tradition or Harmful Lie?

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ho, ho, ho or no, no, no? The great Santa question can be a tough one for parents to tackle. But, check out...


Joseph Smith: The Most Transcendent & Far-Reaching Life Since Our Savior's

by LDS Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As Latter-day Saints commemorate the Savior’s birth, we remember also one who bore powerful witness of the ...


Elder Christofferson: Why We Don't Need to Fear the Future, Millenium & How to Find Peace Now

by | From the Church Makes You Think Mormon Life

It’s always encouraging for me to contemplate the offering of service and sacrifice that Latter-day Saints ...


5 Ways to Actually Understand What's Going on in the Temple (& Love It)

by Greg Trimble | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have only a faint recollection of the first time I went to the temple. I really had no idea why I wa...


Our 5 Favorite Christmas Words, Beautifully Illustrated in Word & Art

by Excerpted from ​"Words of Christmas: Savoring the True Meaning of the Season One Word at a Time" | Fun Makes You Think

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection. Both quiet moments and hurried hours blend t...


What Did Jesus Look Like? Forensic Science Reveals the Most Famous Face in History

by Popular Mechanics | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We learn the most important attributes of our Lord and Savior from reading of Him in our scriptures. Howeve...


What Do We Really Know About the Man Who Raised Jesus?

by | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the case of Joseph, the husband of Mary, we have very few words that tell us about his life, though what...


What if Your Family Isn't Christmas-Card-Picture Perfect?

by Meridian Magazine | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did your family not all wear matching sweaters for your Christmas card this year? Well, here is a little in...


How to Teach a Life-Changing Lesson in 6 Simple Steps

by John Bushman | Makes You Think Lesson Helps

Have you ever taught a lesson that was powerful—where you could tell the class was feeling the Spirit, and ...


Disputed Poll's Surprising Results Show How Mormons Feel About Women Getting the Priesthood

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Regardless of the outcome of this poll , one thing is clear and encouraging: most Church members believe in...