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Why a New BYU Study About Empowering Women to Speak Could Matter in Your Ward Councils and Families

by Morgan Jones | May 1, 2020 | Makes You Think

A group of BYU professors recently set out to examine the female experience in a top-10, predominately male...


From Grieving the Loss of Normalcy to Finding Hope: 15 Messages of Faith during COVID-19 Featured in the “Liahona”

by Lindsey Williams | April 29, 2020 | From the Church Makes You Think

It's been nearly 50 days since the First Presidency temporarily suspended meetings worldwide , and while so...


"All Shook Up": Debunking the Myth of Elvis's Book of Mormon

by Keith A. Erekson | April 29, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of  LDS Living. Over the last three decades, word of...


The Crucial Step We Sometimes Miss When Talking about Repentance

by Elder Neil L. Andersen, adapted from "The Divine Gift of Forgiveness" | April 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

The April pick for  LDS Living Book Club is  The Divine Gift of Forgiveness by Elder Neil L. Ande...


Found in the Footnotes: The Moments “When Heaven Intervenes on Our Behalf”

by Lindsey Williams | April 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

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


Are You Surviving or Enduring? Here's What Makes All the Difference

by Meghan Decker | April 23, 2020 | Makes You Think

We hear the phrase “endure to the end” often in the scriptures and in gospel messages. But what does it tru...


“Which Name Should You Take?” The Inspired Question That Came to Emily Belle Freeman during the Sacrament

by Emily Belle Freeman, adapted from "Grace Where You Are" | April 22, 2020 | Makes You Think

It is winter. The dark comes too soon, and the cold surrounds, and I struggle to hold fast to joy. The stor...


Watch: 4 Things You May Not Have Known about the Book of Abraham

by Lindsey Williams | April 21, 2020 | Makes You Think

Latter-day Saints learn about the ancient prophet Abraham in two places—the Old Testament Genesis account i...


Watch: Why Answers to Our Prayers May Be Slow in Coming

by LDS Living Staff | April 20, 2020 | Makes You Think

What do we do in the times where God seems silent—when there seems to be no one on the receiving end of our...


Ask a Latter-day Saint Therapist: When Loved Ones Pull Away Instead of Asking for Help

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT, Contributor | April 17, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: The views, information, or opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author....