Latter-day Saint Life

December 02, 2022 09:56 AM MST
It is not often that a Church-hosted activity boasts five stars on Yelp but a Christmas Creche exhibit hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints does just that.
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November 22, 2022 03:11 PM MST
As the seasons of Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, we all remind ourselves to focus a little more on the things that we are blessed with in our lives.
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November 20, 2022 01:12 PM MST
To avoid confusion, we must learn to see patriarchal blessings not as a destination, but as a doorway to more revelation.
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November 18, 2022 03:05 PM MST
“The turkey blew up in the oven not one year but 3 years in a row.”
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November 18, 2022 11:24 AM MST
“Perhaps the longest-lived celebration of gratitude and thanksgiving is Passover. What’s the origin of Passover and what’s its connection to modern day Thanksgiving and our covenants with God?”
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November 16, 2022 11:43 AM MST
Families are inherently unruly things, but we can create peace as we get comfortable with conflict and recommit to love.
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November 16, 2022 11:39 AM MST
How can we lighten the burden of our brothers and sisters who deal with celiac disease or food allergies?
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November 16, 2022 11:32 AM MST
“It’s not unusual for missionaries to have a time on their mission when they second-guess why they came out and if they should stay.”
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November 16, 2022 11:01 AM MST
When the first company of Saints arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, it was uncertain if crops could be grown in the high, dry climate.
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November 15, 2022 03:59 PM MST
Many of us would like to know when the Second Coming is going to happen. After all, it is the latter-days, so we know the event is closer than it ever has been before. But when will it actually take place?
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November 15, 2022 11:16 AM MST
“O brethren, let us be thankful that it is as well with us as it is, and we are yet alive and peradventure, God hath laid up in store great good for us in this generation, and may grant that we may yet glorify his name,”
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November 11, 2022 01:56 PM MST
A new survey shows that Americans know little about the Church—but most don’t dislike it.
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November 11, 2022 09:37 AM MST
Over the years, President Thomas S. Monson shared several Thanksgiving tales that help us remember gratitude, charity, and the hand of God on our lives.
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November 11, 2022 05:00 AM MST
This year our Come, Follow Me study concludes with the “minor prophets”—though sometimes obscure, they’re just as full of eternal truths.
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November 09, 2022 01:17 PM MST
While Christmas traditions vary widely from country to country, there is one small tradition that you'll see almost anywhere in the world where the birth of the Savior is celebrated: the Nativity.
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November 08, 2022 01:36 PM MST
Saturday's broadcast for Primary children featured a song that might be more familiar to other Christian faiths.
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November 05, 2022 08:31 AM MDT
Temples are some of the most beautiful places on earth, but the work that takes place inside of them is what makes them sacred.
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November 04, 2022 11:22 AM MDT
Are you hosting a family get-together this holiday season? This epic guacamole dip will keep any hungry grazers happy.
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November 04, 2022 10:03 AM MDT
As we earnestly seek revelation through repetition and learning by the Spirit, we will find that we can draw closer to the Lord than ever before.
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By  LDS Living
November 03, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
While most snail mail has gone the way of the floppy disk or phone book, sending a Christmas card is a sure way to continue a long-time tradition.
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October 31, 2022 01:42 PM MDT
When Golf Digest asked players and staff who’s the nicest player on tour, “Tony Finau’s name came up more than anybody else’s.”
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October 27, 2022 05:46 PM MDT
The long-awaited Season 3 premiere of The Chosen, the dramatic series about the life of Jesus Christ, is just around the corner.
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October 27, 2022 02:26 PM MDT
If your 8-year-old had just a few minutes to sit down with NFL star and Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young, what do you think they would talk about?
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October 26, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Here’s a look at motifs from Brazil to Japan in Latter-day Saint temples to help you gain a deeper appreciation for the thought that goes into designing each one.
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October 25, 2022 09:55 AM MDT
“In a world where the adversary wants the youth distracted, discouraged, and discontent it is more crucial than ever for our youth to understand their divine identity and their purpose in Heavenly Father’s plan.”
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October 24, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Since the unprecedented age change requirement for missionaries in October 2012, what other significant changes have taken place? The full list might surprise you.
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October 21, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
It is our privilege and responsibility as parents to plant and to tend the seeds of faith and goodness. But if we become impatient, if we try to force growth or maturity before its time, we may end up hindering the beautiful, natural process of growth.
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October 19, 2022 10:55 AM MDT
“I was sad; the house was so beautiful, and I wanted it so badly. I was also confused. After a few days of pondering, I realized what I was missing.”
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October 14, 2022 10:33 AM MDT
Since the final Hill Cumorah Pageant took place last summer, the Church has been hard at work rehabilitating the historic site.
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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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October 12, 2022 11:37 AM MDT
Looking back on his remarkable journey, Langi Tuifua has learned that ‘God has a plan for you.’
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October 12, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
Sometimes we need a hand when studying the scriptures. Here are some Book of Mormon study guides your whole family can benefit from.
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October 11, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
When teaching indoor cycling, I’d always encourage my students to “empty their gas tanks” during every workout. Some days we have ten gallons in the tank; some days we have two. Just do your best.
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October 10, 2022 01:47 PM MDT
As we seek to find the one, to serve and minister people individually, we will become more Christlike.
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October 10, 2022 11:29 AM MDT
Choosing a college can be extra challenging for Latter-day Saints, thanks to some unique factors Church members need to consider.
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October 10, 2022 11:06 AM MDT
If you’ve assumed that a “virtuous woman” refers just to chastity or integrity, you're missing a far more powerful meaning.
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October 07, 2022 04:45 PM MDT
If you're feeling “post-conference paralysis,” we've got just what you need to start acting on President Nelson’s 10 invitations from this conference.
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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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