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What Does "All We Can Do" Actually Mean? A Look at 2 Nephi 25:23

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think

There is a phrase in 2 Nephi 25:23 that Latter-day Saints are likely very familiar with, “For we know that ...


Found in the Footnotes: Why I Love the 532 Footnotes from October General Conference

by Lindsey Williams | January 10, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's Note: Our new weekly Friday column, “Found in the Footnotes,” will explore some of the footnotes f...


Video: Church Historians Openly Discuss Brigham Young's Strengths and Weaknesses

by Danielle Christensen | January 9, 2020 | Makes You Think

There are characteristics about the prophet Brigham Young that might be disconcerting or discomforting to p...


Discovering a Renewed Richness in the Gospel

by Adapted from "Power of Stillness: Mindful Living for Latter-day Saints" by Jacob Z. Hess, Carrie L. Skarda, Kyle D. Anderson, and Ty R. Mansfield | January 9, 2020 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Compared with a once-soulful experience of prayer and scripture study, many of us know what it’s like to fi...


The One Thing That Prevents the Lord from Helping Us Change

by Robert Reynolds, excerpted from "Unstuck: How the Savior Frees Us from Our Favorite Sins" | January 8, 2020 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This excerpt originally ran on LDS Living in July 2016. While attending NYU Law School, I passed two homele...


Children and Youth Program: Parenting with the End in Mind

by Kevin Theriot, PhD | January 7, 2020 | Makes You Think

As someone who has been observing the development of the curriculum for the Children and Youth program, I h...


How Buying a Piano in France Led Elder Andersen to a Man Seeking Repentance

by Elder Neil L. Andersen, excerpted from "The Divine Gift of Forgiveness" | January 6, 2020 | Makes You Think

I was called as the mission president of the France Bordeaux Mission in 1989, and we arrived in Bordeaux in...


7 Things We Now Know About the Lost 116 Pages of the Book of Mormon

by Don Bradley | January 6, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story was originally published on LDS Living in January 2018. The earliest scripture revealed in the R...


How a Catholic Mass Helped Me Feel the Love of God as a Latter-day Saint

by Alicia Soto | January 4, 2020 | Makes You Think

Shortly after I was born, I was baptized as a Catholic. Even though my parents weren’t practicing members o...


Jesus Wept, and So Can I: Why We Need to Realize We Don't Always Have to Be Happy

by Julieann Selden | January 4, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story originally ran on LDS Living in July 2017.  Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter...