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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 ...

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

by Emily Abel | June 9, 2020

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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  evalogue.life . If you ha...

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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...

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8 Humorous Family History Moments Latter-day Saints Can Relate to

by LDS Living Staff | Humor Fun Mormon Life

Family history work is an important part of the gospel and brings not only salvation for the dead but salva...

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Church Donates $2 Million to the International African American Museum Center for Family History

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

With thousands packed into the Salt Palace Convention Center, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Sain...

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Missionary Shot in the Family History Library Continues to Serve, Excited to Become 100-Year-Old Missionary

by Church News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

At 99 years old, there aren’t a lot of things Nellie Leighton hasn’t seen or experienced. Born Feb. 18, 191...