Elizabeth Summers

September 16, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
Editor's note: This article is part of a series on what the Church has actually taught about various topics. To read more about the Church’s teachings on cremation, garments, beards, and more, click here.
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June 20, 2018 09:21 AM MDT
We’ve all heard countless stories of diligent Primary teachers who reached out to the missing children on their roles and involved them in church. But those stories don’t have to be ones you only read in the Ensign or hear in general conference. Those stories can be yours. Here are five tips and some ideas for helping your less-active Primary children and their families.
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February 26, 2018 10:06 PM MST
"I don't do well in front of crowds." That was how the poor young man in a recent sacrament meeting I attended started out his talk, shortly before fainting at the pulpit. Apparently, he wasn't just repeating a cliche—he really didn't do well in front of crowds!
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August 31, 2017 08:39 AM MDT
To the person who didn’t take the sacrament today:
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June 06, 2017 09:26 AM MDT
Full disclosure: I’m not married. Yet. But as an engaged person, I’ve spent a lot more time lately thinking about what marriage means and the role of this new person that I will call husband and, one day, the father of my children. I’ve been learning a lot, too, from listening to the way women around me speak about their husbands, fiancés, boyfriends, and the men in their lives. What I’ve heard has been a little surprising.
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May 19, 2017 09:30 AM MDT
Self-confidence. It’s a word and a concept that every human struggles with at some point in their life. But it’s never something I thought I struggled with. Until I read an article onlds.orgthat I realized perfectly described me:
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November 12, 2016 02:43 PM MST
I remember learning in an American history class about George Washington, John Adams, and the first peaceful transfer of power in American government. It was a significant moment in world history and one that I haven’t thought about the importance of until recently. Because although plans are in the works for a peaceful transfer between presidents of the United States of America, the reaction I have been watching from Americans has been anything but peaceful. With emotions raging, I have watched individuals and a nation struggle to even consider “praying for the president-elect, for his new administration, and for elected leaders across the nation and the world,” as the First Presidency urged in their statement following the presidential election results.
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Fun
June 24, 2016 09:00 AM MDT
While young single adult wards can be a great place to make new friends and meet new people, there are a few tell-tale signs that you've become a veteran young single adult. See how many of these you relate to and share the ones we missed in the comments below!
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