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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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The Unexpected Blessing That Can Be Found in Our Suffering

by Kristine Frederickson, for LDS Living | Makes You Think Mormon Life

While I was growing up, my mother frequently reminded me and my siblings not to toss garbage into the waste...

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President Nelson Pens Beautiful Op-Ed in Arizona Paper About How We Can Find God Amidst Heartache

by Danielle B. Wagner | February 10, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Forty hours before leaving to comfort Latter-day Saints who lost the neighborhoods, woods, homes, and churc...

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Latter-day Saint Psychologist: 3 Words that Can Carry You Through Mental and Physical Suffering

by Dr. David T. Morgan | February 8, 2019 | Makes You Think

Our son recently returned home early from his mission due to anxiety and depression symptoms. His early ret...

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What Jesus Can Teach Us About the Why of Suffering and Our Response to It

by James and Judith McConkie | February 2, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As part of an essay we wrote several years ago exploring what the four Gospels have to say about Jesus and ...

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7 Life-Changing Words That Came to a Latter-day Saint in Her Darkest Moments

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

As we begin gearing up for general conference, we will be highlighting past conference talks to help us rev...

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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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2 Latter-day Saints with Crippling Health Problems Share Inspiring Testimonies That Will Strengthen Your Love of the Savior

by Lee and Tammy, adapted from "Making Sense of Suffering" | Makes You Think

Even in the midst of suffering we can turn to the Savior and let Him heal us spiritually and emotionally. H...

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"Am I finished?" What My Friend's Suffering Before His Death Taught Me About the Goodness of God

by Scott, excerpted from "Making Sense of Suffering" | Mormon Life

As I lie here in quite a lot of pain, confined to this terrible prison of a reclining chair, I wonder at th...

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

A person can review the awful circumstances through which God’s children pass and then question why He allo...