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

by Morgan Jones | April 2, 2019 | 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" | January 12, 2019 | 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" | 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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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 ...

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A Latter-day Saint in Prison: How I Found Freedom Behind Bars

by Author's Name Withheld | Makes You Think Mormon Life

It’s a Sunday morning, and I’ve just finished breakfast. I decide to go for a walk while listening to the M...

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6 Ways God's Grace Turns Our Weaknesses into Strengths

by Dr. Wendy Ulrich, excerpted from "Weakness Is Not Sin" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In response to our humility about our weakness, God offers to “make weak things become strong” unto us (Eth...

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Watch: From 3 Nephite Stories to Bigfoot—10 Mormon Myths and Legends Debunked

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Fun Mormon Life

We've heard them before. So-and-so's cousin was helped by three strangers he swears were the Three Nephites...

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How to Conquer Your "Favorite Sins" For Good

by Robert Reynolds | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We each have our own “favorite sins” that, for some reason, we can’t seem to shake. So when we lose hope an...

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Church Announces Closure of 2 Missionary Training Centers

by LDS Living Staff | From the Church Mormon Life

The Church made the following statement on Thursday, March 29: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sai...