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Maddie Tolk

Maddie is a content specialist for LDS Living. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from Harvard and has published and edited content for the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, Macmillan Learning, HarvardX, Utah Valley University, and Adobe. Maddie enjoys reading, playing the violin and piano, and watching musicals.

April 18, 2024 01:59 PM MDT
These 10 moments from the Book of Mormon reveal beautiful insights about temple covenants.
6 Min Read
April 12, 2024 06:44 AM MDT
In an episode of the “All In” podcast that originally aired on March 9, 2022, Sister Ardeth Kapp shared insights from her 67+ years of marriage.
3 Min Read
April 10, 2024 08:00 AM MDT
Artist Chrisanne Serafin recently created a stunning painting of the master of the vineyard from Jacob 5 inspired by her Mexican ancestry.
1 Min Read
April 06, 2024 07:21 PM MDT
During the Saturday evening session of general conference, the Utah Valley Institute Choir sang “Amazing Grace” as the final number. Here's another one of our favorite performances of the beloved hymn.
1 Min Read
April 06, 2024 02:10 PM MDT
President Dallin H. Oaks announced that members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will conduct three of the five sessions of conference.
1 Min Read
April 06, 2024 09:58 AM MDT
Watch this short video to hear why a tender experience at his mother’s grave forever impacted Greg Olsen’s art.
1 Min Read
March 28, 2024 03:05 PM MDT
Erica Glenn conducts more than music. She uses her testimony to promote peace and harmony in diversity—in choirs, the global Church, and beyond.
8 Min Read
March 22, 2024 01:37 PM MDT
From handling the viral sidelines moment with Travis Kelce to modeling clean language, Andy Reid says he banks on his faith as a “game plan” for life.
4 Min Read
March 20, 2024 02:42 PM MDT
Looking for creative Easter traditions focused on Christ? Try these seven easy ideas, like getting a peace lily or enjoying Easter “carols.”
5 Min Read
March 14, 2024 02:58 PM MDT
Former BYU distance runners Conner Mantz and Clayton Young spoke with CNN about how the gospel has impacted their journeys to the Paris 2024 Olympics.
1 Min Read
March 14, 2024 07:53 AM MDT
When Jessica and Jeremy Rock competed in a new reality series, they had opportunities to share the gospel and strengthen their own foundation.
5 Min Read
March 06, 2024 12:57 PM MST
Art makes it easier to sense how personally the Savior loves us. Five artists, each with a distinct style, share how and why they paint Jesus.
11 Min Read
March 01, 2024 09:13 AM MST
Manti Te’o was targeted in a high-profile catfishing scam in 2012. The experience brought him to a dark place, but he found light again through Christ.
3 Min Read
February 20, 2024 01:41 PM MST
“We know that the space between His arms has been consecrated through His loving, atoning sacrifice, as a place for us.”
2 Min Read
February 14, 2024 09:19 AM MST
Seven-year-old Lucy Llewellyn performed a stunning rendition of the National Anthem at the BYU men's basketball game on February 10, 2024.
1 Min Read
February 09, 2024 12:08 PM MST
The light of clear direction didn’t come all at once, but Morgan Choi found comfort by studying the Book of Mormon.
3 Min Read
February 07, 2024 02:08 PM MST
With Valentine’s Day coming up, we’ve chosen our favorite podcast episodes to help you find ideas to love others more deeply as the Savior would.
5 Min Read
February 07, 2024 02:08 PM MST
These five long-distance relationship tips have completely changed my perspective on feeling God’s love.
7 Min Read
February 01, 2024 01:26 PM MST
The Book of Mormon is one of the best sources to find relationship advice. Check out these scriptures on principles like boundaries and communication.
7 Min Read
January 31, 2024 10:59 AM MST
Brighten a missionary’s day this February with these fun ideas.
3 Min Read
January 19, 2024 01:59 PM MST
When pain or darkness “threaten our peace to destroy,” we can take courage in these three truths because of Jesus Christ.
5 Min Read
January 17, 2024 09:49 AM MST
Latter-day Saint artist Greg Olsen’s creativity hasn’t slowed down in the slightest. In fact, it seems to be picking up speed.
10 Min Read
December 28, 2023 01:51 PM MST
Instead of making an overwhelming list of goals, try reflecting on what went well this year as you shape the next one.
4 Min Read
December 19, 2023 06:00 AM MST
There may be days or seasons when we feel like we’re not getting much out of church. Here are a few ideas to improve our Sunday worship experiences.
5 Min Read