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A Story from Elder Uchtdorf That Taught Me How We Might Have Misunderstood Sin and Repentance All Along

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 27, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In the January 2017 Ensign , then-President Uchtdorf lovingly prepared a message for members of the Church:...

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How Allowing Herself to Grieve Helped This Latter-day Saint Heal After a Paralyzing Fall (+ Video)

by Morgan Jones | July 22, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Author's note: This article was originally published by the  Deseret News in January 2015. It has been...

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Listen: How a Prompting to Turn the Car Around Was the Answer to This Man's Unspoken Prayer

by Katie Lambert | June 17, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It was something Lindsey saw almost every day as she drove in and out of her neighborhood: An elderly man s...

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How an 8-Year-Old Latter-day Saint with a Rare Genetic Condition Proves Her Faith Is More Than Skin Deep

by Church News | June 12, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Hanna Barrott, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ooltewah, Tennessee, has a co...

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Latter-day Saint Therapist: How Our Suffering Empowers Us to Help Others

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | May 31, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

For daily gospel-based relationship insights, join Jonathan’s Facebook group . To submit a question, click ...

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What If the Pain Is Part of What We Came to Earth For

by Morgan Jones | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about pain and suffering. I’ve written about this topic before but this...

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Why We Shouldn't Focus on Avoiding Sin

by Robert Reynolds, adapted from "Unstuck: How the Savior Frees Us from Our Favorite Sins" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We know we shouldn’t think about sin because “as [a man] thinketh in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7). ...

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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" | Makes You Think

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

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Church Is for Sinners So Let's Embrace Each Other Where We Are

by Jason F. Wright | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Recently I visited with a friend who hasn’t stepped inside a chapel in years. This genuinely good guy belie...

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What a One-Year-Old's Tragic Accident Taught Me About My Own Spiritual Healing

by Michelle Wilson | Makes You Think

When my friend's daughter burned her hands on a gas fireplace, her story of physical healing turned out to ...