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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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August 19, 2022 02:54 PM MDT
if you’re feeling a bit down about the weekend slipping away, here are some ideas to help you beat those Sabbath blues and make the day more of a delight.
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Fun
August 17, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
August 22 will mark the 175th anniversary of the Tabernacle Choir’s first performance. To celebrate, here’s a brief timeline of other “firsts” of where the Choir has performed live throughout the years.
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August 09, 2022 04:00 PM MDT
Conversion is a process we continue to experience each and every day as we center our lives on the gospel of Jesus Christ and make His teachings a part of who we are.
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August 08, 2022 12:48 PM MDT
You may have been surprised to discover that the calendar lists the book of Psalms for our “Come, Follow Me” study for the next three weeks. Here are some interesting facts you might not have known about this book of scripture.
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August 02, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Take a look and see if any of these names or terms surprise you.
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July 31, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Maybe you recently sat down to read a chapter of the Old Testament and wondered how on earth it applies to you. But don’t give up—first, you might want to try out this way of approaching your scripture study.
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July 25, 2022 01:15 PM MDT
In the past five years of their service, the Relief Society General Presidency has ministered to Latter-day Saints around the world, organized relief efforts during the pandemic that produced more than 5.7 million masks, and shared wise council in countless addresses
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July 22, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
Instead of approaching missionary work by telling others that they need the Church, we can let them know that “the Church needs you.”
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July 18, 2022 01:43 PM 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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Fun
July 14, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Still recovering from the Fourth of July and haven’t figured out your Pioneer Day plans yet? These fun activities and food ideas will have you celebrating in pioneer style in no time.
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July 08, 2022 01:56 PM MDT
The Tabernacle Choir has released a new beautiful single inspired by some of the most classic music in history.
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June 23, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
We’d be willing to bet your next linger longer that most Latter-day Saints who go to YSA wards today have no idea how they came to be. Here’s a look at how they’ve evolved over the years.
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June 06, 2022 03:30 PM MDT
Brandon Flowers, front man of the rock band The Killers, has long been open about his faith as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He also recently shared his testimony with Church leadership.
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May 19, 2022 09:57 AM MDT
Here are five stories that show some of the sweetest insights into President M. Russell Ballard’s life, testimony, and ministry.
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May 10, 2022 01:21 PM MDT
As the story goes, if you looked upon a brass serpent Moses fashioned and placed on a pole, you could be healed. If you didn’t look—well, you died.
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April 22, 2022 12:22 PM MDT
A Church video ponders a question weighing on the hearts and minds of many people today: “Where can I turn for peace?”
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April 20, 2022 11:58 AM MDT
If you’re looking for summer vacation plans that are both fun and meaningful this year, look no further.
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April 19, 2022 12:56 PM MDT
I don’t know that it ever changes—the need to fit in. In one way or another, I think we all long for it. We want to be part of something. To be accepted. To be celebrated just the way that we are.
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March 30, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
If you’re attending general conference, be aware of the construction and closures on Temple Square and check out some of these other great sites!
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March 24, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Violinist Meredith Campbell can’t name all of the famous musicians she’s accompanied in orchestras over the years, but she can list a few.
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March 21, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
I've been thinking a lot about Latter-day Saint women who put their time, effort, and energy toward being a disciple of Christ, and how this looks different for every woman.
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March 14, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
The founding meeting of the Relief Society was on March 17, 1842, and women in that organization have been filling needs through service ever since.
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March 11, 2022 03:01 PM MST
“Called to Serve” wasn’t originally scheduled to be included in the 1985 hymnal. So how did it become a staple for missionaries?
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March 04, 2022 04:15 PM MST
In a video featuring a beautiful medley of spirituals, Jenny Oaks Baker and Condoleezza Rice combine their musical talents through song.
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