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How Having My Car Stolen Helped Me Find Christmas

by Meg Johnson, adapted from "The Perfect Gift" | December 23, 2017 | Fun Makes You Think

I cried the hardest my first Christmas in a wheelchair. I’m not saying that because this is a Christmas sto...


5 Surprising Things President Hinckley's Journal Reveals About Him

by LDS.org | Humor Fun Mormon Life

This year we get the opportunity to learn more about the wonderfully optimistic prophet, President Gordon B...


Gordon B. Hinckley's Unfailing Optimism: What You Can Learn & How to Develop It in Your Life

by LDS.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There are many reasons to be excited for 2017, and one of those reasons is that we will be studying Preside...


4 Ways to Look Up When Life Has You Down

by Elise Babbel Hahl | Humor Fun Makes You Think

My mom made me wear a dress to the middle school spelling bee. It had pink flowers all over, a bow in the b...


3 Fascinating Connections Between LDS & Ancient Egyptian Temple Worship & Beliefs

by Andrew Skinner | Makes You Think

My academic study of the ancient world for the last 40 years has taught me a profound lesson about modern t...


4 Signs of the Second Coming That Will Make You More Optimistic

by Katharine Lyon | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most of us have heard the scripture referring to the Second Coming as the “great and dreadful day of the Lo...


Elder Renlund Shares How Mistakes and Trials Can Pull Us Downward or Heavenward—It's Our Choice

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

What is it about trials that can either leave us bitter or better? The answer lies entirely in our percepti...


Mastering Optimism in 3 Easy Steps

by Aggieland Mormons | Mormon Life

What a powerful moment from this article: "There was a time in my life when I complained about every diffic...