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LDS Family of 2-Year-Old Boy Hit by Car Are Turning Their Tragedy into Hope for Other Children

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The LDS family of Levi Sampson, a 2-year-old boy from Spanish Fork, Utah, who was hit by a car last we...


What BYU Coach Reno Mahe Taught Me About Dealing with Tragedy, Triumph, and Commitment

by Evalogue.Life | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Last November, BYU running back coach Reno Mahe's young daughter passed away after a tragic home accid...


Mom of Girl Killed in Sandy Hook Shares Remarkable Moment She Realized Her Daughter Is Still Near as an "Angel of Comfort"

by Alissa Parker, excerpted from "An Unseen Angel" | Makes You Think

When Emilie Parker was killed in a school shooting in 2013, her parents had a hard time coming to grips wit...


LDS Mother Who Lost Husband and 2 Children in Plane Crash Receives Love and Support from Ward, Strangers

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

On Feb. 25, Bishop Randall (Randy) Wells was flying from Pheonix, Arizona, to Sandy, Utah, with his two chi...


President Uchtdorf: 1 Thing Everyone Needs to Grow & Overcome Trials

by Ed J. Pinegar, adapted from "The Little Book of Gratitude" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Ed J. Pinegar's new book, The Little Book of Gratitude , available at...


The Unforgettable Song an LDS Couple Sang at the Funeral of Their 19-Month-Old Daughter

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Perry Stotts and his wife Rachel experienced an unexpected tragedy when they discovered their 19-month-old ...


Man Paralyzed While Waiting for LDS Mission Call

by KSL | Mormon Life

Though suffering broken ribs, a broken back, collapsed lungs, and brain damage that has left him with memor...


How to help after Boston Marathon bombings, Texas fertilizer plant explosion crises

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

The International Business Times reported that as of Monday morning, more than $12 million had already been...


LDS Church members and missionaries in Texas reported safe, relief efforts planned

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and LDS missionaries are safe following a massiv...


Boston shows outpouring of faith in wake of bombing

by Deseret News | Everything Else

Boston ranks among the least religious cities in the country, according to Gallup. But those numbers, based...