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Repenting in 2 Days and 2 Nights: What I Learned from the Newest Book of Mormon Video about Alma the Younger

by Jannalee Sandau | March 30, 2020 | Makes You Think

How long is two days? After watching the latest Book of Mormon video on Alma the Younger, I think it’s a lo...


7 Technological Tools to Help You Better Minister to Your Families

by Michelle Wilson, Contributor | March 28, 2020 | Makes You Think

This story was originally published on  LDS Living in November 2018.  My cell phone lights up. I’...


Found in the Footnotes: How We Can Claim the "Healing" Blessings Promised by Prophets and Apostles

by Lindsey Williams | March 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

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


What We Can Learn from Early Latter-day Saints About Feeling Temple Power Without Temples in Operation

by Jannalee Sandau | March 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

Did you know that the first temple of this dispensation, the Kirtland Temple, was dedicated on March 27, 18...


19 Ways the Church Is Prepared for the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Lindsey Williams | March 26, 2020 | Makes You Think

Two weeks ago I walked out of a temple session and powered on my phone to a smattering of notifications: a ...


3 Historic Events That Give Me Hope During This Time of Distress

by Jannalee Sandau | March 26, 2020 | Makes You Think

“I was 5 years old when Mount Saint Helens erupted in Washington state . . .”  The line from a strange...


Latter-day Saint Psychologist: What the First Vision Teaches about Managing Personal Challenges

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | March 25, 2020 | Makes You Think

Many years ago, I recall hearing President Spencer W. Kimball state that each time he participated in a tem...


Watch Alma Transform from Wicked Priest to Prophet in the Newest Book of Mormon Video

by Jannalee Sandau | March 24, 2020 | Makes You Think Lesson Helps

A man comes running from a city gate with two men who appear to be soldiers chasing after him in the night....


How the Lord Reminded a Widow that the Veil Is Thin

by Elder Gerald N. Lund, excerpted from "Divine Signatures" | March 23, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor's note: We’ve all heard it said, “Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” But in his 2010 ...


President Nelson Pleads with Parents and Teachers to Teach Children These 6 Things

by Danielle B. Wagner | March 20, 2020 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

This story was originally published on LDS Living in October 2018.  "We are each responsible for our i...