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14 Trek Essentials: Get the Most from Your Pioneer Journey

by LDS Living Staff | June 2, 2018 | Fun Mormon Life

Does your child have a pioneer trek coming up this summer? Or are you a "ma" or "pa"? Deseret Book has you ...

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"Is There No Blessing for Me?" How the Priesthood and Temple Ban Impacted Black Women in the Church

by Chrisse Edmunds via BYU.edu | May 31, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is from the 2014 BYU Religious Education Student Symposium. In celebration of the 40th annive...

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LDS Dad One of Only 5 to Finish Deadly 1,000-Mile Motorsports Race (+ How the Race Deepened His Faith)

by Alexandra Mortenson | January 15, 2018 | Mormon Life

On November 14-18, 2017, the Baja 1000 motorsports race hosted its 50th-anniversary event. Nineteen riders ...

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How a Mormon Pioneer Woman Became the Nation's First Female State Senator

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Read how Martha Hughes Cannon, a mother, a champion for women's suffrage, and a Mormon became the coun...

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25 Things You Didn't Know About the Tabernacle

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

We wanted to reshare this article in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first time the Salt L...

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How a Mormon Is Using Pioneer Technology to Improve Disaster Relief and Emergency Preparedness

by LDS Living Staff | Fun

LDS father Dennis Draleau from Grangeville, Idaho, needed a device that would allow him to haul gear and ca...

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From Miraculous Promptings to Bringing Back a Man from Death's Door: How One Man Helped Save the Martin Handcart Company

by Ivan J. Barrett, excerpted from "Ephraim Hanks: Fearless Mormon Scout" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ephraim "Eph" Hanks was a Mormon pioneer and well-known Mormon settler in the early Church. His experience ...

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The Myth About Brigham Young's "This Is the Place" Quote

by Casey Paul Griffiths, Mary Jane Woodger, and Susan Easton Black, excerpted from "What You Didn't Know About the 100 Most Important Events in Church History" | Fun

Departing from Fort Laramie, a vanguard company of Saints, including President Brigham Young, trekked acros...

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5 Miraculous Stories from the Journals of Handcart Pioneers

by Glenn Rawson | Makes You Think

Nearly 70,000 Latter-day Saints traversed over 1,000 miles to arrive in a desert land far away from loved o...

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Discovery of Pioneer Journal Sheds Light on Temple Square Mystery

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an exciting discovery! On the 170th anniversary of the Saints entering the Salt Lake Valley, a longtim...