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5 Beautiful Themes in Temple Architecture You May Have Missed

by Jolynn Forman | May 25, 2019 | Makes You Think

Jolynn Forman is a Latter-day Saint artist who researches the themes of different temples and incorporates ...

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How Joseph Smith Spent His Last Christmas

by Laura F. Willes, excerpted from "Christmas with the Prophets" | Mormon Life

The 1843 Christmas in Nauvoo was the last one Joseph Smith Jr. was to spend on earth. No one knew that just...

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Largest Church History Site's Expansion Will "Share the Spiritual Significance of Our Faith" with Nonmembers

by Quincy Herald-Whig | Mormon Life

As the largest Church history site, Nauvoo's expansion project is set to be a great undertaking both physic...

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Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 29: "Building the Kingdom of God in Nauvoo, Illinois"

by Ted L. Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Five houses are still standing where ancestors of my children lived in Nauvoo in the days fol...

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Why There Are Sun, Moon, and Star Symbols on Temples (+Their Deeper Meaning)

by Gerald E. Hansen Jr., Adapted from "Sacred Walls: Learning from Temple Symbols" | Makes You Think

Planetary symbols such as the sun, moon, and stars direct our attention to God and challenge us to con...

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Senior Missionaries Help Carve 500 Pumpkins So Intricate You Won't Believe They Were Carved by Hand

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Senior missionaries give meaningful service while they spread the gospel, but who would have thought that s...

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10 Interesting Things You Probably Didn't Know About Nauvoo

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Nauvoo is well-known among Mormons as the gathering place for Latter-day Saints in the 1840s, site of the C...

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LDS Family Invents 5 Temple Brick Sets You & Your Family Will Love Building

by KSL - Local | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: There's nothing quite like building a temple to help bring families together for an activity ...

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The Miraculous Discovery in a Non-Member's Home That Helped Rebuild the Nauvoo Temple​​

by Compiled by Jannalee Rosner | Fun Mormon Life

When the reconstruction of the Nauvoo Temple was announced in 1999, it was an exciting event. But even more...

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The Death Masks of Joseph & Hyrum Smith + 6 Other Things You Need to See at the Reopened Church History Museum

by Temple Square | Mormon Life

MR says: From the death masks of Joseph and Hyrum Smith to the Vision Theater and the Nauvoo Sun Stone...