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Seeing the whole: Why I’m learning to love funerals

by Morgan Jones | May 18, 2021

My grandma, Mom-el, loved funerals so much that we used to give her a hard time about browsing the obituari...

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He wrote a talk for a friend’s funeral then passed away himself. Read the final testimony of a Latter-day Saint from the Cook Islands

by LDS Living Staff | April 29, 2021

“Through adversity and the darkness that we sometimes experience in life’s journey there is alw...

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Watch: Jennie Taylor says these 3 words helped her deal with unexpected deaths in her family

by Danielle Christensen | April 21, 2021

Jennie Taylor has known plenty of heartache in her life. As a 10-year-old, she lost her father to suicide. ...

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7 hidden treasures for a mom from the Word of Wisdom

by Carrie Skarda

The test came back positive. My 8-year-old had COVID-19, and our family was stuck in quarantine anxiously w...

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Having one child ‘all the way home’: How a doctor’s words to Heidi Swinton following her newborn’s death changed her life

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think

Heidi Swinton was a young journalist with big dreams when she felt led to start a family, but five years pa...

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3 compliments that hurt women more than help them

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living  in November 2014 . One of the first things my best fr...

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Latter-day Saint Researchers Find that Trying to Get Your Steps in Might Be in Vain

by Greyson Gurley | Makes You Think

When is the last time you've heard someone (or maybe even yourself) say, “Got to get my 10,000 steps in tod...

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When I Heard My Deceased Daughter's Voice: The Profound Lesson She Shared

by Bryan Young | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on LDS Living in September 2017. The Lord has offered my family and me many tende...

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How I Lost 40 Pounds Living the Word of Wisdom

by Jenny Spencer | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on LDS Living in August 2014.  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jenn...

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Elder Uchtdorf's One-Word Answer to What We Need to Overcome Trials and Grow

by Ed J. Pinegar, adapted from "The Little Book of Gratitude" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Ed J. Pinegar's book,  The Little Book of Gratitude . A few years ago...