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LDS Living's Top 10 Stories of 2018

by Jamie Armstrong | December 28, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

From understanding what "black" and "curse" actually mean in the scriptures to sharing insights from an ina...

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The Myth of Unacceptable vs. Acceptable Sins No Latter-day Saint Should Believe

by James L. Ferrell, excerpted from "Falling to Heaven: The Surprising Path to Happiness" | December 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This is an excerpt from the book Falling to Heaven: The Surprising Path to Happiness , by James L. Ferrell....

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Why Does the Book of Mormon Reference an Ominous "East Wind"?

by Daniel Peterson, for LDS Living | December 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At least 20 references to a powerful and destructive “east wind” occur in the Old Testament (e.g., at Genes...

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3 Ways to Combat Shame + the Difference Between Guilt and Shame and Why It Matters

by Wendy Ulrich, adapted from "Weakness Is Not Sin" | December 27, 2018 | Makes You Think

Godly sorrow, or mature guilt, is a constructive emotion. We are  guilty of sin, and so feeling  ...

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The Bizarre Things Primary Kids Say + the Lesson It Taught Me About My Heavenly Father

by Michelle Wilson, excerpted from "Does This Insecurity Make Me Look Fat?" | December 27, 2018 | Humor Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

A few years ago I was called to teach the CTR5 Primary class. At the beginning of class every Sunday I woul...

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Our Favorite Stories from the Prophet and Apostles in 2018

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 27, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Amidst their world travels and  big Church changes , it's impossible to summarize all the good the pro...

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How Becoming Spiritually Independent Makes Us More Dependent on the Savior

by Lindsey Miller | December 26, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It’s no secret that the changes in the Church are preparing us to become more spiritually self-reliant in p...

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How to Better Lead as Christ Would in Your Home

by Stephen E. Lamb, M.D. and Douglas E. Brinley, Ph.D., adapted from "Between Husband & Wife: Gospel Perspectives on Marital Intimacy" | December 26, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When you were married, you pledged your fidelity and gave your commitment to do your best as your wife’s hu...

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12 Teachings from President Nelson That Will Give You Hope and Motivation for the New Year

by Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from "Teachings of Russell M. Nelson" | December 26, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Throughout his service in the Church, President Nelson's teachings have brought hope, direction, and a deep...

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How a Poinsettia and a Succulent Helped Me Better Understand Ministering

by Jannalee Sandau | December 26, 2018 | Makes You Think

If there’s one dependable sign that it’s Christmas, it’s the sudden appearance of poinsettias in every disp...