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Hyrum Smith's Sunglasses +9 More Treasures in the Church History Museum

by Jannalee Rosner | Mormon Life

As general conference approaches, many visitors will be on Temple Square for the first time. But whether yo...


The Town That Rescued 5,000 Mormon Refugees

by Jamie Armstrong | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This weekend, a video was shared in the General Women's Session of  general conference around the meet...


How a Blind Man's Inspired Dreams Led Him to Join the Church

by Meridian Magazine | Mormon Life

Before the missionaries showed up on his doorstep, Hans Ulrich Bryner Jr. had several dreams about the city...


Church Releases Documents Detailing the Role of Women in Early Church History

by Mormon Newsroom | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Early documents of the Relief Society published for the first time. “They’re not just sunbonnet pioneer wom...


What Charles Dickens Had to Say About Mormons

by LDS Living Staff | Fun Makes You Think

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” Arguably one of the most famous openings to any nove...


British Newspaper Shares Miraculous Story of Pioneer Whose Head Was Crushed by Ox Cart

by Keepapitchinin | Mormon Life

Warning: Some of the descriptions of the accident include content that some readers may find disturbing. "T...


Rare 1850 Mormon Gold Coin Valued at Over $37,000

by Coin Week | Fun Mormon Life

MR says: Back in 1850, this Mormon gold piece wasn't so rare, and it was worth only $5. In fact, a later as...


10 Popular Trends Mormons Saw Coming

by Danielle Beckstrom | Humor Fun Mormon Life

I know humility is a virtue all Mormons want to cultivate, but I'd like to pause for a moment and recognize...


Woman Memorialized in 90-Year-Old Statue on Temple Square Reflects on the Story Behind It

by KSL | Mormon Life

MR says: Just two years old at the time, Marie James was immortalized on Temple Square when she was sc...


Meet One of the First Black Women to Join the Church & the First Black Saint in Utah

by | Mormon Life

MR says: What an extraordinary life which influenced those of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young and was f...