Katharine Lyon

March 27, 2018 12:40 PM MDT
When the prophets, apostles, and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregate every six months to speak to the world, members and nonmembers are invited to tune in and hear their inspired counsel. With so many ears to hear, hearts to listen, and minds to enlighten, Church leaders turn to the Spirit.
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October 23, 2017 03:24 PM MDT
If you've visited the Provo City Center Temple, you may have seen the stunning stained glass depiction of the Savior holding a lamb as you enter the main, street-level entrance. Illuminated from behind with light, the large stained glass panel is one of the most stunning pieces of art in the temple.
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September 25, 2017 08:08 AM MDT
As the mission president of the Zambia Lusaka Mission from 2013–2016, Leif Erickson and his wife, Linda, had the incredible opportunity to observe the faith and optimism of the Zambian Saints up close. “Just like anywhere else in the world, there are setbacks and struggles,” Erickson says, “but the goodness of these Saints and the strength of their faith and reliance on the Lord inspires us.”
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September 20, 2017 08:00 AM MDT
Often gathering in meetinghouses converted from local houses or buildings, Church members and investigators in Zambia fill the sacrament rooms with enthusiastic hymns and heartfelt testimonies each Sunday, unlike any other place on earth.
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January 04, 2017 10:00 PM MST
On the day before each temple dedication, a time capsule is placed in the cornerstone of the temple. The next day, the prophet or apostle dedicating the temple seals the cornerstone with mortar as part of the dedication ceremony.
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December 28, 2016 10:00 PM MST
With 2016 coming to a close, it's time to look back on some of the big changes, announcements, and news from the Church throughout the year and reflect on the progress, miracles, and changes that continue to bless the lives of members worldwide.
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December 16, 2016 10:00 PM MST
With the year 2016 coming to a close, Young Women programs around the world will focus on the new 2017 theme, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed" (James 1:5–6; emphasis added).
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December 12, 2016 03:00 PM MST
If you're a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, chances are you've at least heard about the lights on Temple Square each Christmas season. Surrounding the glowing temple, trees light up in red, green, and orange, and Christmas cheer fills the cold winter air.
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December 07, 2016 07:00 PM MST
Calling it a "surreal experience" to stand in the Marriott Center and give a devotional address on December 6, Young Women general president, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, shared a brief, hilarious look into her years at Brigham Young University.
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December 06, 2016 01:29 PM MST
My favorite Christmas tradition growing up was celebrating Christmas Eve with my German grandma, who we called Oma. Every year, we would eat lots of good food that she lovingly cooked for us, unwrap her presents for her, and play music on a variety of instruments.
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December 02, 2016 04:30 PM MST
The Church will hold the first Face to Face event in Spanish from Guatemala City on Saturday, December 10, 2016, featuring Elder D. Todd Christofferson and his wife, Kathy.
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November 23, 2016 12:32 PM MST
Are you feeling the stress of Thanksgiving? Maybe you're trying to create the perfect meal or keep your family members entertained and out of trouble—or maybe you're already stressing about Christmas gifts—but as we all know, Thanksgiving is about more than just food.
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November 21, 2016 10:00 PM MST
Everyone loves a good wedding photo, especially when it's backdropped by a beautiful temple. Check out these 10 wedding photos from famous Mormons:
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November 14, 2016 08:18 PM MST
For many returned missionaries, coming home can be one of the hardest parts of serving a mission. After 18 months or 2 years of finding, teaching, and serving others full-time, it can be disorienting to return to a life filled with school, work, and dating.
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November 12, 2016 05:05 PM MST
Even when various health struggles prevented Jerry Williamson from serving in Church callings, he found another way to dedicate himself to the work. Since he enjoyed family history and indexing, he set a goal to index one million names. And he came incredibly close.
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November 10, 2016 10:00 PM MST
This FHE lesson is adapted from Baptism, Jesus, and Me.
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November 07, 2016 09:00 PM MST
These days, it seems that everyone loves recreating photos. Whether you’re recreating a picture from your childhood with your grown siblings or a hilarious pose from your favorite picture, it’s fun to compare time passing and the stories behind each photo.
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November 05, 2016 03:00 PM MDT
With the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, there are so many great things to look forward to: more time spent with family and good friends, elections will be over, and Gilmore Girls returns on Netflix with four new episodes.
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November 03, 2016 01:00 PM MDT
By age 22, Todd Sylvester felt like he hit rock bottom. In the grasp of an eight-year drug addiction, he lost his college basketball scholarship and everything else he had ever earned. He decided to take his own life. However, this was only the beginning of Todd's incredible story, as shown in the viral Mormon Message, "The Hope of God's Light."
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October 31, 2016 06:44 PM MDT
When Annie Schmidt went missing in Portland, Oregon, people rallied around her family, including her father, Jon Schmidt, who is the pianist in The Piano Guys. Whether they were sending prayers or joining the Schmidt family in searching trails, thousands of people contributed their efforts to find Annie.
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October 25, 2016 05:50 PM MDT
Since Music and the Spoken Word broadcasted for the first time 88 years ago, the choir has never performed in a Salt Lake venue other than the Conference Center or the Tabernacle on Temple Square.
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October 21, 2016 07:33 PM MDT
If you know anything about HGTV, you have most likely heard of Chip and Joanna Gaines. Taking the house-flipping world by storm, Chip and Joanna won the hearts of viewers with their adorable relationship and strong family values.
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October 20, 2016 05:00 PM MDT
Easily one of the most-sung hymns at general conference, “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” is a familiar song for most Latter-day Saints. However, members seem to be less familiar with the story behind this popular hymn.
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October 19, 2016 05:40 PM MDT
Most of us have heard the scripture referring to the Second Coming as the “great and dreadful day of the Lord” (Malachi 4:5), but why is it that most of us forget the “great” part and focus on the “dreadful” side of things?
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