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John Bytheway Explains How Your Testimony Is Like a Dimmer Switch

by John Bytheway, excerpted from "How Do I Know if I Know?" | Makes You Think

Many years ago, a young man (he was only 23 years old) was called to be the new stake president in Tooele, ...


The Blessings of Continuing to Serve After My Mission

by Meridian Magazine | Makes You Think

It has been about three months since I received my release and returned home from the mission field. There ...


What I Learned from Realizing I Didn't Love My Husband

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

Many soon-to-be-weds think marriage ensures blissful butterflies and rainbows. Maybe that’s an exaggeration...


Finding Peace by Connecting with God

by | Makes You Think

All you have to do is look at the headlines in the news. More often than not, they are filled with words li...


A Glimpse at Relief Society Behind the Iron Curtain

by Excerpted from <i>A Refuge from the Storm</i> by President Boyd K. Packer | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Some years ago Sister Packer and I were in Czechoslovakia, then behind the Iron Curtain. It was not easy to...


How I Learned Gratitude from an Apostle and a Bad Meal

by Deseret News | Makes You Think

Memories are curious creatures. They pace in the quiet hallways in the back of your mind, often for many ye...


'It Was Not Supposed to Be Like This'

by Middle-Aged Mormon Man | Makes You Think

Have you ever stepped back and looked at your life, or your current situation and said these words? “It was...


Overcome the Pain with Joy

by Millennial Star | Makes You Think

More often than not, these days on the Bloggernacle there is a narrative among LDS people where pain is the...


7 Common Misconceptions about Senior Missions

by Diana Demke | Makes You Think

There is a great need for more senior missionaries, but a few myths about serving have kept some senior mem...


The Secret to Being Your Best: Stop Comparing

by In the Head of Al | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I looked in the mirror the other day and do you know what I saw?  A double chin. A double chin that ne...