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Her ancestors experienced a miracle during the Spanish flu pandemic, and finding their story was her miracle

by Emily Abel | January 6, 2021 | Makes You Think

Many Latter-day Saints attend the temple to find reprieve from the fear and anxiety life can sometimes brin...


How a prayer in a monastery led to a man finding the lost line of his family history

by LDS Living | November 26, 2020 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of   This Is the Gospel , Jeff says he only knew three things about his gra...


7 exciting family history changes and milestones you may not have heard about

by Lindsey Williams | October 14, 2020

It was such a small moment in general conference you may have missed it. President Russell M. Nelson discus...


Feel like you should be journaling during this historic time but don’t know where to start? 16 creative prompts to help

by Emily Abel | July 31, 2020 | Makes You Think

Most people would agree that journaling is important, especially during such a unique time in history, but ...


Consultations, webinars, and more ways to get the most out of Family History Library online

by Emily Abel

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City temporarily closed its doors as a health precaution against CO...


Missed RootsTech? Here are 8 Quotes from Church Leaders’ Remarks to Motivate Your Family History Work

by Lindsey Williams

For 10 years, RootsTech has inspired family history connoisseurs with attendees from all over the world. Th...


Save the Date: 3 Apostles to Speak on “Ministering to All through Temple and Family History”

by Lindsey Williams | From the Church

Elder David A. Bednar, Elder Dale G. Renlund, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apost...


Sister Nelson on the Angels and Miracles She’s Witnessed Doing Family History Work

by Wendy Watson Nelson, excerpted from "The Heavens Are Open" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When you hear the words family history,  do you go into a coma? Believe me, until a few years ago, I c...


7 Tips for Finding Hidden Stories and Treasures at the Church History Archives

by Rhonda Lauritzen | Mormon Life

The following article has been adapted and republished with permission from . If you ha...


4 Ways to Make Family History Fun for Kids

by Sunny Morton | Fun Mormon Life

Turn the hearts of your children—without twisting their arms. Family history means getting to know the folk...