Latter-day Saint Life

October 05, 2022 10:56 AM MDT
As the saying going, “When the prophet gets emotional, we all get emotional.” (Is that not how it goes?)
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October 04, 2022 03:56 PM MDT
Growing up, I’d walk into the kitchen on Sundays prepared to pour myself a bowl of cereal for breakfast. But on the first Sunday of each month, I was stopped by a paper sign that was taped to the cupboard.
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October 04, 2022 03:55 PM MDT
In the wake of her mother's unexpected passing, Jenny Thompson instantly thought of her friend Tami's mother who was in need of a liver transplant.
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October 03, 2022 05:00 PM MDT
For over five years, I was responsible for coordinating general conference web coverage. This year, I took a break.
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September 30, 2022 03:09 PM MDT
When Chris Schoebinger was a senior in high school, he moved out of his home and into the home of, unbeknownst to him, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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September 28, 2022 02:36 PM MDT
When an unfamiliar woman came to Steven Collis’s book signing, he had no idea she would reveal an ending to the story more miraculous than he imagined.
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By  Fox 13
September 28, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Performing is in the Osmond family DNA, and the Osmonds’ second generation has shown that.
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September 27, 2022 01:49 PM MDT
The Church's recent emphasis on self-reliance and gathering Israel are leading us to be more prepared for the Second Coming. Learn more:
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September 27, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
“I learned the hard way that addictions can happen to anyone, and I would need more than my self-motivated nature to overcome it.”
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September 26, 2022 04:34 PM MDT
The training allowed me to understand the topic of abuse with a gospel lens, and I was able to apply it when an incident occurred in Primary.
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September 26, 2022 01:53 PM MDT
We think Latter-day Saint traditions are at their best during general conference weekend. Check out what our readers look forward to most.
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September 26, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
Get to know the current members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve with these books and talks authored by our beloved leaders.
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September 26, 2022 12:31 PM MDT
Picture two young sister missionaries propping their phone up against a fountain that sits in the center of a busy traffic roundabout.
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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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September 23, 2022 09:27 AM MDT
Opinions and beliefs about the mother of the human race are wide and varied, especially from religion to religion. Here are five insights from Latter-Day Saint leaders that may influence how you think about our glorious Mother Eve.
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September 23, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
“As I raise my child with disabilities, I have been blessed by other mothers, fathers, and their children who know what it looks like to metaphorically carry loved ones to the Savior.”
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By  KSL
September 22, 2022 08:52 AM MDT
Shawn and his wife Carrie recently visited the scene of the 2021 accident where their lives were upended.
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September 21, 2022 01:38 PM MDT
The temple endowment is a sacred, special experience. But what does it symbolize and is it okay if you don't understand it all?
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September 21, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
Can you name the locations of all 10 of the Church’s Missionary Training Centers?
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September 20, 2022 01:31 PM MDT
“There is hope in purposeful action. It provides us a measure of control, meaning, and determination that is very different from the feelings that come from passively waiting.”
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September 20, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
“It’s overly simplistic to say that the Presbyterian God abhorred people and the Methodist God didn’t, but the contrast helps us see a difference that meant a lot to Joseph.”
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September 19, 2022 09:25 AM MDT
“I concluded that I was doing it all wrong. I had this challenging trial, dramatic enough to describe in firesides and stake conference, but my response was far from inspiring. Who would be inspired by this puddle of tears?”
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September 18, 2022 09:44 AM MDT
“There has never been a better time for us to search—not skim, not skip, not avoid—but really search Isaiah.”
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September 16, 2022 06:08 PM MDT
Logan Paul recently spoke with fellow YouTuber Roman Atwood about Atwood’s recent conversion to the Church.
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September 16, 2022 01:26 PM MDT
Meet the amazing Latter-day Saints who hopped, swung, and climbed their way to the highest levels of ninja competition this summer.
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September 16, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Each temple has stories about its unique construction plans and opposition faced along the way. Accompanying these stories are miracles that manifest the Lord's own way of making sure everything pieces together for His holy temples. Here are six inspiring examples.
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September 15, 2022 01:25 PM MDT
Do you know all the details of what will happen at the time of the Lord's Second Coming? Chances are some of these doctrinal gems may surprise you.
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September 14, 2022 10:58 AM MDT
Church leaders have joined with others to call for legal protection of the rights of LGBTQ individuals in Florida.
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September 14, 2022 10:27 AM MDT
The ATF has released interior photos of the Orem Temple fire amid mounting incidents of vandalism at Church buildings.
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September 14, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
“A new line about the sacrament was added to the Church Handbook in 2020. Here is why I think it’s significant.”
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September 13, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we’ve all heard different ideas about how to spend our Sundays. So what has the Church actually said about keeping the Sabbath day holy?
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September 09, 2022 07:52 AM MDT
The previous 12 months have seen several heartwarming and inspiring moments in the prophet’s life. Here are just a few of our favorites.
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September 08, 2022 02:31 PM MDT
Her reign began when David O. McKay was president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—70 years later, Queen Elizabeth II has passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
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September 07, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
“Faithful Saints flew in from Puerto Rico and bussed in from Haiti. My husband and I watched in awe as people patiently waited outside because there wasn’t enough room inside to accommodate everyone.”
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September 06, 2022 02:45 PM MDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has requested the ATF’s help in investigating the fire’s cause.
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September 06, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
Martins’ eyes fill with tears when he thinks about the influence of one man's willingness to share the gospel has had on generations of the Martins family.
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September 06, 2022 04:00 AM MDT
Among the revelators who experienced assurance that restoration was on the way, were women including Sarah Pierrepont Edwards and Lucy Mack Smith.
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September 03, 2022 11:47 AM MDT
In the most recent general conference, President Russell M. Nelson spoke about the importance of maintaining spiritual momentum. This calendar of activities will help you and your family follow his counsel over the next four weeks.
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September 02, 2022 02:09 PM MDT
There are a lot of reasons Porter Ellett getting a shot at coaching in the NFL seemed unlikely. For starters, he’d never played or coach football.
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August 31, 2022 05:25 PM MDT
The Isaiah Map is the tool you never knew you needed—let it help you study and teach this tricky book of scripture.
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August 31, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Cheese. Potatoes. Cornflakes. Or potato chips? It depends. Either way, when Latter-day Saints think about cheesy potato goodness, they are thinking about funeral potatoes.
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August 30, 2022 04:11 PM MDT
Manti Te’o was left to pick up the pieces after being catfished as a football player at Notre Dame. Nearly nine years later, he takes the opportunity to publicly forgive his perpetrator in a new Netflix documentary.
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August 30, 2022 01:07 PM MDT
In preparing for this week’s Come, Follow Me lesson, I keep accidentally typing “virtual” instead of “virtuous.” Which got me thinking, what would it mean to be a virtually virtuous woman or man?
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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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August 30, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
If you find yourself as one of the “shocked and saddened,” here are some suggestions that can help you cope while your loved one follows their new path.
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August 29, 2022 03:20 PM MDT
The feeling of receiving a carefully prepared soup or dessert dropped off by Kate felt like true devotion. It felt like true love. It felt like God.
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August 29, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
Each person’s grief is as unique and personal as their life, but we’ve compiled a few suggestions that we hope can help you as you comfort the ones you love.
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August 24, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
For the first time ever, piano and cello combo, Jon Schmidt and Steven Sharp Nelson, will take to the stage with The Tabernacle Choir.
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August 23, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
How did classical theism’s assumption that God is immaterial obtain its hold on Christianity, and how did the radical, restored truth, revealed through the Prophet Joseph Smith, challenge this theism?
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August 22, 2022 10:49 AM MDT
Like David in the Old Testament, I want to say to the world as it moves on with its new work week as if all is well, “Know ye not that there is a prince[ss] and a great [wo]man fallen this day in Israel?”
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August 22, 2022 09:50 AM MDT
Former NBA star and sports broadcaster Thurl Bailey started a new calling this weekend, as the tallest audience greeter in Tabernacle Choir history.
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August 22, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
These books by Latter-day Saint authors can help you better understand temple ordinances and receive revelation.
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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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August 19, 2022 11:11 AM MDT
When depression and anxiety robbed my ability to feel the Spirit, I learned how to choose to trust God even when I couldn’t feel Him.
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August 19, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Millennials are now grown, starting families, working, and settling into their lives as adults. It’s time to focus on learning about a new generation of Church members—Generation Z.
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August 18, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Parents of children with disabilities face so much, and one of our heaviest burdens is preparing our children to take their place in the world.
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August 18, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
Recognizing the role that poetic tools play in the scriptures deepens our connection to the sacred text.
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August 17, 2022 01:01 PM MDT
On Friday, August 12, Easton Oliverson, a 12-year-old Latter-day Saint, was living many little boys’ dream...
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August 12, 2022 04:14 PM MDT
Projects like the 1950 US Census have less to do with data and more to do with people. When we gather, we do good.
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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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