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First Presidency discusses 'clouds of sorrow' brought on by the pandemic and the silver linings that can be found

by Lindsey Williams | September 3, 2020 | From the Church Makes You Think

Like many in the world, President Russell M. Nelson said he feels sorrow concerning the pandemic, especiall...


What the Savior's example teaches about setting personal boundaries

by Valerie Russell | September 3, 2020 | Makes You Think

Jesus Christ is commonly depicted as the quintessence of selflessness: tirelessly seeking out the one and p...


Watch: Elder Holland’s powerful message of hope might be just what you need in 2020

by Lindsey Williams | September 3, 2020 | From the Church Makes You Think

Speaking in April general conference, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland testified that “the future is going to...


How a dream provided the way for Sister Aburto to be sealed to her parents and feel the Savior’s healing balm

by Lindsey Williams | September 3, 2020 | From the Church Makes You Think

In an article in the September Ensign ,  Sister Aburto testifies of the power of healing found in the ...


Called home: The unmistakable inspiration of Keoni Kauwe's calling as president of BYU–Hawaii

by Morgan Jones | September 2, 2020 | Makes You Think

This article appears in the  September/October 2020 issue of  LDS Living  magazine . It isn&...


Women and temple work from ancient Israel until now

by Donald W. Parry, adapted from "175 Temple Symbols and Their Meanings" | August 31, 2020 | Makes You Think

Editor’s note: The following sections are excerpted from  175 Temple Symbols and Their Meanings by Don...


As we strive to ‘hear Him,’ President Eyring says we can take courage from this verse in Helaman

by Lindsey Williams | August 28, 2020 | Makes You Think Lesson Helps

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


'There's never an end': The surprising response President Nelson gave to a Primary child's question that changed my understanding of the gospel

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | August 27, 2020 | Makes You Think

The April 2020 general conference was like no other. Broadcasting from a small auditorium, there was no gen...


'Jesus made flowers': How learning about the Savior's attributes changed my perspective on being gay

by Charlie Bird, excerpted from "Without the Mask" | August 26, 2020 | Makes You Think

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


The essential daily question Jesus Christ asks all of us

by S. Michael Wilcox, excerpted from "What Seek Ye?" | August 24, 2020 | Makes You Think

First and last words have always intrigued me. Their positioning adds a dimension of importance. The first ...