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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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January 20, 2022 12:00 PM MST
At a youth event in Oregon, one teenager asked, “If this is called the plan of happiness, then why am I so miserable?"​
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January 20, 2022 08:00 AM MST
Experts share their insights on how to stay open to the Spirit and prevent anxiety from getting in the way.
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January 18, 2022 02:08 PM MST
Elder Gutierrez’s desire to serve is because of his love for the God he once didn’t believe in, and because he believes small invitations can change lives.
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January 05, 2022 12:20 PM MST
Take a look at these quotes from Church leaders to keep you motivated to stick to your goals so they stick to you.
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January 04, 2022 03:07 PM MST
Want your child to get the most out of this year’s “Come, Follow Me” study? Here are some resources that might help.
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December 28, 2021 12:45 PM MST
If the past year feels like it’s been a whirlwind, you’re not alone—here’s a refresher of Church announcements and other events from this past year.
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December 06, 2021 03:12 PM MST
Mull has written a total of four series that have made The New York Times bestseller list in the last decade and a half.
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November 30, 2021 10:06 AM MST
For many universities, players who take two years off from their sport to serve a mission might be seen as a detriment—but that’s not the case for the Stanford Cardinal football team.
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November 22, 2021 08:00 AM MST
People from all backgrounds and religions are choosing to stay in their faith, and this new account on Instagram is a space for them to share why.
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November 19, 2021 04:22 PM MST
How has the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square put on magical Christmas concerts for 20 years? Conductors Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy share their thoughts.
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October 29, 2021 12:40 PM MDT
150 Latter-day Saint youth and leaders will be wearing the standard pioneer bonnets, bandannas, and wide-brimmed hats and pulling the usual handcarts. But the location of this trek perhaps isn’t what first comes to mind: it's a 5,000-acre Church-owned farm in Argentina.
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Fun
October 14, 2021 04:23 PM MDT
Mark Rober has always had a thing for pranks. From serving vinegar to his sister as a boy to making a contraption to access a friend’s Nintendo 64 in college, thinking outside the box seems to come naturally to him.
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October 06, 2021 02:22 PM MDT
FSY conferences have been on hold since 2020 due to the pandemic but are back on for next year. Here’s why the conference is so important for youth.
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Fun
October 01, 2021 03:13 PM MDT
Keeping track of all the members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles may be a challenge for many of us—but not for 18-month-old Oliver Austin.
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October 01, 2021 11:25 AM MDT
In 1961, the Church first began providing interpretation services for general conference in four languages. Now, general conference is available in 98 languages. For members of the Church around the world, that service can mean everything.
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September 30, 2021 12:32 PM MDT
For many Latter-day Saints, general conference is a time to sit back, relax, and listen to the speakers and the music. But for Elder Brook P. Hales, it’s something entirely different.
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September 21, 2021 04:16 PM MDT
From listening to her grandmother tell stories about the Prophet to teaching about his life for over three decades, Black has many reasons why she considers Joseph to be a phenomenal man.
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September 20, 2021 07:00 AM MDT
Of all the places 12-year-old Karin slept when the sun slipped beneath the horizon at night, the Oakland California Temple grounds were her favorite.
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September 16, 2021 04:11 PM MDT
This week, media and invited guests toured the Pocatello Idaho Temple prior to the public open house which begins on September 18.
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September 09, 2021 08:59 PM MDT
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson turned 97 years old, and in less than a year he will become the oldest General Authority in the Church’s history.
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September 02, 2021 04:24 PM MDT
In October 2018, it was my first general conference working for the Church News. As their web producer, I helped make talk summaries from the speakers go live in real time on our website. This could be both stressful and exciting—there are a lot of moving parts and long hours, but it was also rewarding being part of a dedicated team helping to make conference accessible to people everywhere.
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August 31, 2021 06:26 PM MDT
Bob Inama was an American soldier with a secret to keep.
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August 26, 2021 06:26 PM MDT
President Henry B. Eyring recently explained some of the ways that he hears the Savior, and how people like his mother have helped him connect with God.
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August 20, 2021 04:42 PM MDT
On August 12, the First Presidency urged members of the Church to “use . . . face masks in public meetings whenever social distancing is not possible,” as well as for individuals to be vaccinated.
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