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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...