Danielle Christensen

Danielle is a features writer and editor for LDS Living. Previously, she served as web producer for Church News, where she managed its website and social media platforms. Danielle is a graduate of Brigham Young University in English and has been published with Deseret News, Church News, Y Magazine, and Spires Intercollegiate Arts and Literary Magazine.

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November 06, 2023 03:33 PM MST
American Idol winner Iam Tongi’s musical talent is truly impressive, but it is the person he’s become through his challenges who equally deserves the spotlight.
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September 25, 2023 08:15 AM MDT
Starting over in a new country is far from easy, but the Maradiaga family soon found a new source of hope by following a prompting to focus—literally—on the Saratoga Springs Utah Temple.
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September 21, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Here are some of our favorite moments from President Nelson’s general conference talks when he has given listeners a specific blessing.
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August 17, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Here are six takeaways about the ministry of angels that can inspire us in our lives today.
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July 20, 2023 05:37 PM MDT
I was hoping for an international church experience in Japan—but I got a very different outcome instead.
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July 13, 2023 04:00 PM MDT
We all want to feel loved and accepted. Here are nine ideas that may help those who are unable to fully participate at church know they are welcome among their fellow Latter-day Saints.
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June 29, 2023 06:12 PM MDT
Elder Holland recently expressed his gratitude for the Saints who have been praying for him as he’s faced health challenges in recent months.
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June 28, 2023 06:07 PM MDT
President Nelson recently announced a second edition of Preach My Gospel, saying, “It contains some of the best instruction I have ever seen to help people accept the Lord’s invitation to come unto Him.”
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June 14, 2023 12:49 PM MDT
The thought of creating a holier home may seem daunting, but don’t let that deter you. Here are three actionable ideas that can help you get going.
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June 06, 2023 04:51 PM MDT
What should we share in church meetings? These five ideas can help guide you on how to talk about your personal experiences in meaningful ways.
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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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May 25, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Many of us would like to know when the Second Coming is going to happen. After all, it is the latter days, so we know the event is closer than it ever has been before. But when will it actually take place?
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May 25, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Meet Anurat Kaeocha, one of the newest members of the Church in Thailand and project manager for the Bangkok Thailand Temple.
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May 19, 2023 03:57 PM MDT
See a list of all the temples President Nelson has announced since 2018 and find out how far along they are in the construction process.
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May 15, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Marguerite Gong Hancock is a techno-optimist in Silicon Valley whose family roots, faith, and passion for humanity inspire her to bring an abundant life to civilizations worldwide.
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May 12, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
Marcia heard her grandmother constantly pray for her children, grandchildren, neighbors, and friends—and that example changed her life.
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May 10, 2023 01:48 PM MDT
Grandpa Beck’s Games have brought families and friends together with games like Cover Your Assets, Skull King, and Gnoming A Round. Here’s how perseverance, trial and error, and a whole lot of faith have helped them rise to success.
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May 03, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
There are many mothers in the scriptures with valuable stories—here are just five from the Old Testament that we have a lot to learn from.
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April 27, 2023 05:00 PM MDT
There are many trees mentioned in the scriptures that have spiritual lessons we can learn from. Here’s a look at three of them that have inspired me recently.
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April 26, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Pelicans, peacocks, and owls? See which birds mentioned in the Bible you’re familiar with and which ones you may have never heard of before.
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February 15, 2023 12:09 PM MST
Fans of The Chosen wouldn’t know it by the footage of the Sermon on the Mount, but temperatures were freezing the day the cast and crew shot the scene.
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January 18, 2023 01:00 PM MST
The background music in the Church’s Light the World videos is simple, but something about it has been capturing hearts since the first video launched in 2016.
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December 19, 2022 01:21 PM MST
These Christmas Mormonads vary from spiritual, sweet, or funny, but all are focused on the season of giving. See which ones you recognize.
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December 13, 2022 06:00 PM MST
May this free study guide give you the opportunity to reflect on your testimony of Jesus Christ, our Savior and Redeemer, who is the light, the life, and the hope of the world.
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