Latter-day Saint Life

By  LDS Living
May 20, 2022 11:20 AM MDT
Wherever you think you are on the road of discipleship, a little encouragement can go a long way. Here are four quotes to keep you going each day to help you stay committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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By  Emily Abel
May 20, 2022 10:51 AM MDT
I loved the thought Elder Gong was sharing but couldn’t help myself from sneaking glances at the sister sitting near me.
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May 19, 2022 11:51 AM MDT
“Once I read ‘Dominican Republic,’ there was a strong feeling that this is where Heavenly Father wants me to be.”
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May 19, 2022 09:57 AM MDT
Here are five stories that show some of the sweetest insights into President M. Russell Ballard’s life, testimony, and ministry.
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May 18, 2022 04:55 PM MDT
As Latter-day Saints, many of us have heard about the plan of salvation since we were children. We’re familiar with the concept of the premortal existence and how we came to Earth. We also know that one day, we will return to our Heavenly Father.
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May 17, 2022 09:06 AM MDT
The Conference Center was too packed to allow me in, but the Lord had lessons for me to learn from outside.
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May 16, 2022 09:23 AM MDT
Smoke billowed out of temple patron housing in Santo Domingo, and we watched helplessly as missionaries who had been evacuated from 40 different missions poured into the parking lot.
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May 13, 2022 12:23 PM MDT
Both in-person and online, see the iconic works of James Tissot, whose art was feature in Rob Gardner’s ‘Lamb of God.’
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May 13, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
“A mother looks down at the baby in her arms and realizes that this perfect little infant is trying to wordlessly get her attention. In the sweetness of that moment, the Spirit softly whispers thoughts and impressions to her mind.”
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May 13, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Have you started commuting to the office again? Regardless of how busy you are, audiobooks are a great way to inspire and uplift, without worry about finding time to sit and focus on reading.
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May 12, 2022 02:04 PM MDT
For any parents or Primary teachers interested in showing a real-life example of this parable in action, an unoccupied house in North Carolina recently collapsed into the ocean.
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May 12, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
God has not left us alone to persevere through our obstacles, and here are some inspiring thoughts from Church leaders on how to hold on when life seems bleak or impossible.
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May 10, 2022 02:45 PM MDT
"As I dug into this inspired revelation, I discovered it to be so much more than a list of restrictions or dietary advice."
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May 10, 2022 09:11 AM MDT
“We found, when you start thinking of serving a mission, all these obstacles come up. What you have to do is persevere and realize the Lord intervenes when He needs to intervene.”
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May 06, 2022 02:48 PM MDT
Former Utah Senator and Latter-day Saint Orrin G. Hatch was honored by family, politicians, and Church leaders at a memorial service held at the University of Utah’s Institute of Religion.
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May 06, 2022 11:00 AM MDT
When my husband became a bishop over four years ago, it was one of the greatest blessings for our family. And yet while my husband’s calling has been a wonderful thing for us, I’ve also found that I’ve needed support from others going through the same experience.
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May 06, 2022 09:43 AM MDT
This Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United States, and we want to take a moment to recognize the “seemingly small” but monumentally important actions our mothers and women around the world take to instill the simple truths of the gospel in our lives. Be sure to show them your love and gratitude this weekend!
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May 05, 2022 03:44 PM MDT
Alex Brown has managed a stutter and Tourette’s his whole life. Through prayer and practice, he has been able to channel his challenges into a unique and unlikely skill: beatboxing.
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By  Emily Abel
May 05, 2022 09:14 AM MDT
Praying initially felt like a cheap way out: a way to feel like I was doing something without really doing anything. But President Nelson taught me otherwise.
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When was the last time you knelt down, breathed deep, and then begged God to make something stop or go away or change?
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May 03, 2022 12:40 PM MDT
On a TV special, the Latter-day Saint singer shocked four viral fans who cried hysterically when he lost the TV show.
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May 02, 2022 11:00 AM MDT
Here are a few meaningful gift ideas for your graduate to help them face their new phase of life with confidence and excitement!
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May 02, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
No matter how much I read, ask, or prepare, I will never know what it’s like to be a new mom until I’m actually there.
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May 02, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
Are mental health challenges part of divine design for our growth? Are they effects of choices made by others that afflict our development?
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April 30, 2022 03:08 PM MDT
"Our best mothering happens when we mother authentically—not when we’re trying to do it like someone else."
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By  YA Weekly
April 29, 2022 01:53 PM MDT
Latter-day Saint Anastasia gave birth to a baby boy in Kyiv, Ukraine. Two days later she and her newborn son were rushed out of the hospital to flee from a city under attack.
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April 29, 2022 12:24 PM MDT
Temple ceremonies have occasionally been depicted on mainstream TV, which may prompt questions from those unfamiliar with the Church.
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April 29, 2022 11:29 AM MDT
I’m not trying to love people into coming with me. I’m just loving people. They and God will figure out their journey; my job is to love them along the way.
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April 29, 2022 09:19 AM MDT
Life frequently throws us curve balls and our best-laid plans often go awry. But even in those moments of frustration, anxiety, or discouragement, God is always aware of us.
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April 29, 2022 08:15 AM MDT
For many Latter-day Saints, leaving Ukraine meant bidding farewell to loved ones remaining behind and beginning a very foreign journey with an unknown future.
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April 29, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
When most people think of Mother’s Day, they think of cards and flowers and declarations of gratitude. But, for a large population of women, Mother’s Day can be a day of discouragement.
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April 28, 2022 02:33 PM MDT
“Yes, mothers are honored, revered, and made to be saints—perfect even. But are moms perfect? Is that what is expected of us, needed from us? Will we fail in our role if we are anything less? These are questions many mothers, myself included, have struggled with.”
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April 28, 2022 10:53 AM MDT
“The Lord commands us to ‘watch, therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.’ But we’re too busy to prepare because we’re glued to a reality TV episode, a Twitch live stream, or a social media feed.”
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April 28, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Latter-day Saints living in and around the US capitol city have waited nearly four years and are finally able to participate in the Washington D.C. Temple’s public open house.
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April 27, 2022 10:23 AM MDT
As it portrays world wars, technological changes, and unprecedented Church growth, ‘Saints,’ vol. 3 highlights many Latter-day Saint women and their remarkable contributions.
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April 26, 2022 01:30 PM MDT
A number of animals—red heifers, lambs, goats, turtledoves, bulls, pigeons, and a bronze serpent—serve as symbols of Jesus Christ’s atonement or sacrifice.
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April 26, 2022 12:13 PM MDT
In a group of student volunteers, one among them had eaten those meals every day as a child in Africa.
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April 25, 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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April 22, 2022 08:42 AM MDT
There is no doubt that Planet Earth is a wondrous, beautiful, and glorious place, and we are eternally grateful for all of God’s creations.
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April 21, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
Here are six beautiful and firm reminders of God’s love for you and where to find it.
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By  Emily Abel
April 21, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
After my grandpa's death, I received a wilted bouquet of daffodils held together by a brown rubber band, but in my eyes, it was a personal delivery from God.
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April 19, 2022 12:56 PM MDT
I don’t know that it ever changes—the need to fit in. In one way or another, I think we all long for it. We want to be part of something. To be accepted. To be celebrated just the way that we are.
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April 18, 2022 02:46 PM MDT
To prepare for their own temple open house, small groups of Latter-day Saints and their friends have visited the sacred sites of other faiths, hoping to learn and foster interreligious relationships.
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By  Emily Abel
April 15, 2022 10:42 AM MDT
As a tried-and-true veteran of the YSA scene, I have some things you need to know.
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April 15, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Here is a look at some of the interesting things we have learned from "Saints, vol. 2" as we anticipate the release of the next volume.
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April 14, 2022 02:34 PM MDT
Elder David A. Bednar shared how all things—even the tiniest cells in the human body—are a reflection of the Savior Jesus Christ and His ministry.
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April 14, 2022 11:36 AM MDT
Some of the earliest settlers of Las Vegas were Latter-day Saints. See how the Church’s influence remains strong today.
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April 14, 2022 09:10 AM MDT
Eager to see the class unfold, I positioned my achy self at the top of the steps, out of flu-sharing range but where I could secretly watch what was going on.
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April 13, 2022 01:14 PM MDT
Follow @ldsliving on Instagram for more uplifting quotes!
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April 13, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
More often than not, Latter-day Saint temples withstand the winds and quakes and storms of the earth, even when the structures and cities around them may fall.
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April 12, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
Apostles and prophets bear witness to Christ and His divine mission. This Easter season, we have compiled some of our favorite quotes from apostles on the Atonement.
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April 11, 2022 04:00 PM MDT
There is one event during Holy Week that can seem strange when compared to the other acts the Savior performed during His last days: the cleansing of the temple in Jerusalem.
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April 11, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
President Daniel Bingham was lucky to be alive. But after waking hours following the accident, he couldn’t say as much.
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April 11, 2022 09:30 AM MDT
Recently, I experimented with diving a little deeper into the Book of Mormon, reading, experiencing, and examining it in an entirely new way—through text analysis.
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April 07, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
In the October 2020 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson gave a now-beloved talk entitled “Let God Prevail.” Now the phrase is used more commonly by other Church leaders too.
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By  Emily Abel
April 06, 2022 10:30 AM MDT
After learning what the first sister missionaries left behind to serve, Gale Sears knew their story needed to be told.
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April 06, 2022 10:05 AM MDT
The children of Israel were well aware that the hand of the Lord was with Moses and He had sanctioned their exodus. Gratefully, the Lord did not leave them comfortless.
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April 05, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
We become stronger and more resilient as we experience challenges, learning strategies to defend against and defeat future threats.
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April 04, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
At age 102 and 101, respectively, Allen and Evelyn Frandsen of Centerfield, Utah, just celebrated their 80th wedding anniversary.
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April 04, 2022 11:47 AM MDT
Let’s take a look back at some of the historic firsts that took place on Saturday and Sunday.
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