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Soft voice can turn away anger

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People sometimes ask where I get my column ideas. This one comes from August Miller, one of our photographe...

18-year-old shares her beliefs in college graduation speech

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Sarah Pace knows what it's like to stand out in a crowd. She's one of 15 biological children in her family....

Nauvoo Pageant a 'family mission' experience

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It's late Saturday night in Nauvoo in the thick of pageant season. That means it's the final night of perfo...

A call for leaders, not managers

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Truly great talks are a gem, and I can usually tell that I'm listening to one when I start to feel bad abou...

Mormon couple preps for sextuplets

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A big, Mormon family in one fell swoop. It wasn't what Thomas and Amanda Stansel -- fittingly from Humble, ...

Orson Scott Card on ugly Utah architecture, the economy, and the beauty of the earth

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There's a strange parallax that comes when you've lived away from Utah for a while, and then return. On the...

Gerald Lund tells the little known history of the Hole-In-the-Rock pioneers

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It is surprising how many people in Utah know very little about one of the great stories from Utah history ...

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Dealing with LDS cabin fever

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The past couple of weeks, a play by Melissa Leilani Larson -- a Mormon writer with a musical name -- has be...

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Walter Cronkite's weekend with Church leaders, Mormon Tabernacle Choir

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t might sound trite and silly these days, but Walter Cronkite was a rock for Americans in his day. It would...

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On Pioneer Day it's worth noting: We're all pioneers

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July 24 is a Latter-day Saint holiday! It commemorates our Mormon pioneer heritage. There are many known an...