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'We didn't think we'd ever see them again': After 15 years, missionaries and mission presidents reconnect in miraculous Zoom reunion

by Emily Abel | August 20, 2020 | Makes You Think

Walking away from my mission president in the Richmond, Virginia, airport was a tearful experience. I had c...


Eva Witesman: What if what we’re really missing in isolation is spiritual presence?

by Eva Witesman | August 20, 2020 | Makes You Think

The most important lesson I have learned from COVID-19 is the tangible reality of spiritual presence and th...


5 quotes from 'Jesus the Christ' every Latter-day Saint should know

by Emily Abel | August 19, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article originally ran on  LDS Living in August 2019.  Jesus the Christ   is one of the...


How quarantine gave me a new perspective on solitude and Christ's love

by Don N. Markland, contributor | August 18, 2020 | Makes You Think

During the past months being separated from so many, I felt like the world placed me in an unwanted solitud...


What Sister Nelson said about 'wake-up calls' that changed my perspective on life in 2020

by Danielle Christensen | August 15, 2020 | Makes You Think

When the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve this past year, my family celebrated in typical fash...


A month after saving his sister from a charging dog, this viral 6-year-old calls for heroes in touching video

by Emily Abel | August 14, 2020 | Makes You Think

Last month, millions of hearts were touched when 6-year-old Bridger Walker shielded his little sister from ...


What we know about our first parents and interdependency because of the Restoration

by Lindsey Williams | August 14, 2020 | Makes You Think

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


Questions from Elders Uchtdorf and Renlund: Do you hear the Savior’s gentle call? Do your spiritual receptors need healing?

by Emily Abel | August 14, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: " This week from the pulpit " highlights recent messages by General Authorities, General Off...


What does it mean to live in 'unprecedented times'?

by Jannalee Sandau | August 13, 2020 | Makes You Think

A few weeks ago, I was listening to Music & the Spoken Word as I was getting ready for home sacrament m...


What this gay man learned about himself from the Architect of his soul

by Charlie Bird, excerpted from "Without the Mask" | August 12, 2020 | Makes You Think

The August pick for  LDS Living Book Club is  Without the Mask by Charlie Bird. Follow the LDS Li...