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How can I be both grounded enough to hold on to the iron rod and flexible enough to follow the Liahona?

by Haley Lundberg | August 25, 2021 | Makes You Think

At a recent stake conference I attended, one of the speakers briefly made a comment about how we can hold f...

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Peanut butter at the pearly gates? What a quote misattributed to Sister Hinckley teaches about Latter-day Saint myths

by Keith A. Erekson, Contributor | May 19, 2021 | Makes You Think

As I wrote the book Real vs. Rumor: How to Dispel Latter-day Myths , I evaluated popular stories and quotat...

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Mental health, cultivating joy, and unfulfilled expectations: A look at the Sister to Sister event at BYU Women’s Conference

by LDS Living Staff | April 30, 2021 | Makes You Think

The Friday session of BYU’s Women Conference began with a Sister to Sister event. Host Irene Caso was...

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What we've misunderstood about grace and how to unlock its power in our lives

by Brother Brad Wilcox, excerpted from “Changed through His Grace” | April 21, 2021 | Makes You Think

The following excerpt originally ran on  LDS Living in April 2017.  Changed through His Grace is ...

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How the unimaginable tragedy of losing a 14-month-old child brought 3 women together in an unexpected way

by LDS Living | April 2, 2021 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of This is the Gospel , after Julie's 14-month-old son Jonah passes away in ...

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The line of Elder Gong’s October conference talk that gives me the ‘hope of freedom’

by Lindsey Williams | March 26, 2021 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “ Found in the footnotes ,” explores some of th...

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‘It was my ladies’: How a Church historian undergoing chemo found comfort in the lives of early Latter-day Saint women

by LDS Living | March 25, 2021 | Makes You Think

In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel, Jenny's life comes to a screeching halt when a trip t...

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10 books and study resources to help you learn from Church leaders

by LDS Living Staff | March 22, 2021 | Makes You Think

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland has said of the Church's general conferences that “it is an institutiona...

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‘He could not stop’: Why Sister Aburto's husband missed the 1990 FIFA World Cup in order to read the Book of Mormon

by Sister Reyna I. Aburto, excerpted from “Reaching for the Savior” | Makes You Think

My husband Carlos joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mexico, together with his famil...

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What Elder Uchtdorf taught about having a soul prepared for the unimaginable future

by Lindsey Williams | Makes You Think

Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “ Found in the footnotes ,” explores some of th...