"Written by S. Michael Wilcox"
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'Lovest thou me?': A look at what may be Jesus's most critical question

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "What Seek Ye?" | September 28, 2020 | Makes You Think

The September pick for LDS Living Book Club is  What Seek Ye? by S. Michael Wilcox. Follow the LDS Liv...

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How can I know that I have been forgiven? This parable holds the answer

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "What Seek Ye?" | September 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

The September pick for LDS Living Book Club is  What Seek Ye? by S. Michael Wilcox. Follow the LDS Liv...

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The essential daily question Jesus Christ asks all of us

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "What Seek Ye?" | August 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

First and last words have always intrigued me. Their positioning adds a dimension of importance. The first ...

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Why God Is Willing to Forgive You Faster Than You Think

by S. Michael Wilcox, adapted from "Twice Blessed" | Makes You Think

There are many reasons why Jesus came to earth, and our word Atonement  has come to embody them all, b...

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Why It Took God 30+ Years to Answer My Prayers About My Father Leaving Our Family

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "When Your Prayers Seem Unanswered" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was just a baby, my father, because of concerns in his own life and challenges that he was having, l...

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S. Michael Wilcox: How I Found Healing in the Temple

by S. Michael Wilcox | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in January 2015. I enjoyed a very sweet moment one afternoo...

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The Fourth Watch: How the Story of Christ Walking on the Water Applies Beautifully in Our Lives

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "When Your Prayers Seem Unanswered" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Did heaven look on, And would not take their part? --Macduff,  The Tragedy of Macbeth  (Act IV, S...

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What the Original "Little Mermaid" Teaches Us About the Gospel

by S. Michael Wilcox, adapted from "Out of the Best Books: Eternal Truths from Classic Literature" | Makes You Think

There is what we might call a sweet spirituality in many of the stories we are told. My mother introduced m...

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What a Prophet's Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones Can Teach Us About Hope

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Finding Hope: Where to Look for God's Help" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

God spoke to the great prophets of the Old Testament in some rather unique ways, most of them deeply visual...

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When I Saw the Savior in a Dream and the Gift He Gave Me That Changed My Life

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "Finding Hope: Where to Look for God's Help" | Mormon Life

A number of years ago I had a wonderful dream. In most of my dreams I am frantically trying to find a class...