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Emily Abel

Emily first found her love for storytelling as an editorial intern with LDS Living. Before returning to work full time as a writer and editor, she graduated from Utah State University with a degree in English and worked for the Liahona magazine. Hiking trails, dance studios, and behind the cover of a good book are some of her favorite places to be.

By  Emily Abel
December 02, 2022 01:11 PM MST
When artists create scenes reflective of their own cultures, nativities becomes a way for all to liken the scriptures unto themselves.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
December 02, 2022 10:00 AM MST
Enjoy this collection of beautiful photos of temples blanketed in snow.
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By  Emily Abel
November 22, 2022 03:38 PM MST
Adassa from Disney’s Encanto gave a live performance in Salt Lake City not as her character Dolores, but as a member of the Church eager to shine light into the world.
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By  Emily Abel
November 21, 2022 01:18 PM MST
To satisfy that craving you might be having for some trivia, here are a few of the facts and other tips from our November/December issue.
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By  Emily Abel
November 06, 2022 02:35 PM MST
By shifting the focus of young single adult wards from finding a spouse to finding Jesus Christ, members can more fully enjoy life now.
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By  Emily Abel
October 31, 2022 01:19 PM MDT
It’s not every day that BYU–Hawaii welcomes a superhero on campus—a superhero ready to help save lives in a very real way.
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By  Emily Abel
October 14, 2022 01:55 PM MDT
Help make memories with your friends and family this spooky season with these delectable dinners, savory snacks, and party treats.
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By  Emily Abel
October 13, 2022 02:43 PM MDT
Forbes writes, “Their stories are important reminders that while we can’t control every circumstance, we can control our actions [and] experience can fuel a more vibrant career than your younger self could have ever imagined.”
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By  Emily Abel
October 03, 2022 07:05 AM MDT
Do you have questions about patriarchal blessings? After writing a book on the topic, Keith Erekson might have some answers for you.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
October 01, 2022 02:31 PM MDT
The new Primary General Presidency began their service on August 1, 2022. We are excited to learn from these inspiring women! Here are four facts about each member of the presidency.
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By  Emily Abel
October 01, 2022 10:38 AM MDT
We are excited to learn from these inspiring women! Here are four facts about each member of the presidency.
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By  Emily Abel
September 29, 2022 04:19 PM MDT
“Mostly by accident, I’ve found three different messages President Nelson has given in the past six months in which he taught about this special Hebrew word.”
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By  Emily Abel
September 26, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
There are a lot of things to experience and choices to make, but there is really only one thing on my bucket list I want to be sure I can say I’ve done.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
September 24, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
Help make this special weekend even more memorable with these delicious and easy meals your friends and family are sure to love.
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By  Emily Abel
September 09, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Editor’s note: This article first appeared as the cover story in the September/October 2021 issue of LDS Living magazine.
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By  Emily Abel
September 06, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Adassa chose to step away from her dream of singing with Disney to pursue her dream of motherhood and a family centered on Christ. And yet God never forgot her childhood wish upon a star.
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By  Emily Abel
August 30, 2022 10:21 AM MDT
Judge and country singer Luke Bryan declared that Anderson “might be the biggest star we’ve ever seen,” and her audition now has over six million views on YouTube.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
August 26, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
As was once aptly put, praise to the man’s best friend.
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By  Emily Abel
August 23, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
Whether he’s sharing an experience he had with one of his six children or telling a familiar scripture story in a new and relatable way, Butler has a gift for storytelling.
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By  Emily Abel
August 05, 2022 06:07 AM MDT
Jonathan Monteon’s natural pull to God had waned a bit over recent years, but now something inside was tugging him back.
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By  Emily Abel
July 30, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
The legacy of the Mormon crickets isn’t over yet. Watch as a road in Idaho is saved from thousands of these intruding insects.
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By  Emily Abel
July 30, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Have a craving for some trivia? Here are a few fun facts that might be just the thing for your next dinner table conversation.
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By  Emily Abel
July 27, 2022 02:58 PM MDT
President Camille N. Johnson didn’t always want a career as a lawyer, but now she says she can see how the Lord was guiding her to it.
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By  Emily Abel
July 26, 2022 02:52 PM MDT
We may think we’re excused from living the law of consecration. But a former general editor of Saints doesn’t believe that’s the case.
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