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One Way to See the Star from Christ's Birth That Will Transform How You See the Nativity

by Chieko N. Okazaki, excerpted from "Stars: Reflections on Christmas" | December 16, 2019 | Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

I remember a program on PBS a few years ago in which Carl Sagan was explaining how the universe came into b...


Ask a Latter-day Saint Therapist: My Husband Thinks He Doesn’t Have to Do Housework

by Jonathan Decker, LMFT | December 12, 2019 | Makes You Think

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


Fascinating, Little-Known Facts About Mary and Joseph's Engagement

by S. Kent Brown | December 11, 2019 | Makes You Think

The Fathers It all started with the fathers. As with countless Jewish girls, Mary’s betrothal likely began ...


David Butler on How We Have More in Common with Wandering Sheep than We Realize

by David Butler, Adapted from "Redeemer: Who He Is and Who He Will Always Be" | December 10, 2019 | Makes You Think

When my oldest boys were little, I took them to an amusement park because I’m such a rocking dad. During lu...


What You Didn't Know About One of the Most Moving Moments in the New "Christ Child" Video

by Danielle Christensen | December 9, 2019 | Makes You Think

There are a number of unique characteristics in the Church’s new video “The Christ Child,” which was releas...


What One College Student Learned about True Fellowship while Attending another Church Service

by Brad Richins | December 9, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One of the journalism classes that I am currently enrolled in at Utah Valley University is a course that st...


What Brought This Woman Closer to the Savior After Her Mother's Unexpected Death

by LDS Living Staff | December 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Another missed call notification flashed across Brooke's cell phone. In the span of just a few minutes, Bro...


The Surprising Way This Latter-day Saint Responded to the Man Who Stole from a Christmas Service Project

by Jason F. Wright | December 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following story is being shared in celebration of the release of the new  Christmas Jars  mov...


Elder Holland’s Insights on These 8 Lesser-Known Names of Christ

by Excerpted from "Witness for His Names" by Elder Holland | December 6, 2019 | Makes You Think

This holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate and remember the life of our Savior, and, in addition,...


An Apostle Shares What Santa Claus and the Temple Have in Common

by Boyd K. Packer, excerpted from "The Holy Temple" | December 4, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

President Packer's book,  The Holy Temple , is a classic of Latter-day Saint literature that has becom...