What’s wrong with the lap of luxury? Robert Millet on ‘vain ambition’

There is nothing wrong with aspiring to greatness, but we are warned against vain ambition. So where do we draw the line?
Every six months as conference speakers approach the podium, I find myself wondering about the differences between a General Authority Seventy and an Area Seventy, why some leaders are receiving emeritus status, and how often new general officers are called.
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As I look back at my life during the past year and a half since my husband died, I can clearly see that I’ve been distracted by a lie, one that has caused me to sometimes lose focus on two truths I know.
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The Cougarettes had never won back-to-back national titles in both jazz and hip-hop—until now. Here’s how the dancers prepared to make Cougarette history.
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The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles’ wisdom, spiritual strength, and collective experience serving together has clearly been a blessing to the Church.
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June 05, 2023 01:00 PM MDT
Whether you're going on vacation or enjoying the nice weather, summer provides many opportunities to relax, rejuvenate, and maybe read a book or two. Here are 10 books to help you bring more light to your life this summer.
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June 05, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
By understanding some of the more subtle details of this historic event, we can deeper understand the final messages Christ wanted to share with those closest to Him.
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June 02, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Latter-day Saint writer-historians Richard Turley and Barbara Jones Brown spent 14 years researching everything they could about the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
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Exploring what it means to be “all in” the gospel of Jesus Christ
A Come, Follow Me study group podcast
Using our influence as women of God to make a difference in the world.
A multifaceted, shame-free approach to family history
June 02, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Is your family road tripping this summer? Some of the Church’s historic sites are just a stone's throw away from popular tourist attractions!
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June 01, 2023 12:12 PM MDT
Eduardo Maradiaga didn’t know it then, but the photo he took of the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple was about to go on a journey that would give him and his family hope as they started new lives in the US.
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June 01, 2023 11:54 AM MDT
The Church has updated its “Political Neutrality” topic page on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, expanding the title to “Political Neutrality and Participation.”
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June 01, 2023 10:16 AM MDT
Fans of Jon Schmidt’s early musical career will undoubtedly recognize his piano composition “Waterfall.” Now, a collaboration with The Tabernacle Choir’s organist has taken the tune to new heights.
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June 01, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
“We know that Joseph came to believe that Masonic rituals contained elements of an ancient endowment, just as other churches also had remnants of spiritual truth.”
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May 31, 2023 10:00 AM MDT
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on LDSLiving.com in January 2019.
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May 31, 2023 07:25 AM MDT
In her most recent book, Melissa Wei-Tsing Inouye, cancer survivor, historian, and professor, set out to highlight stories of positive, faithful, professional and academic role models for young adults.
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May 31, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
A new online resource can help you apply President Nelson’s challenge to change the world through peace building.
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May 31, 2023 06:00 AM MDT
Happy Birthday President Henry B. Eyring! We're celebrating with some of our favorite photos of our beloved leader.
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May 30, 2023 12:52 PM MDT
This month has been one of the busiest in recent history for temple announcements and milestones.
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May 30, 2023 12:00 PM MDT
”Partaking of the sacrament is a privilege. As we partake worthily and thoughtfully, our weekly experience … can remain with us, lasting beyond the few minutes of the ordinance.”
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May 30, 2023 10:12 AM MDT
Simply Three's arrangement of “Amazing Grace” is a welcome respite from the constant craze of daily life.
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