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10 Things I Learned in My First 10 Minutes of Motherhood

by Family Share | Mormon Life

You never forget the moment you become a mother. Ready or not (I'm guessing not), it's an instant that will...


Could a Smaller Missionary Age Gap Mean Fewer ‘Dear Johns’?

by The Daily Universe | News from Utah Makes You Think

Traditionally, some LDS missionaries have entered the field fearing they may receive a “Dear John” letter i...


How to Sustain a Bishop You Don't Get Along With

by Whatsoever Is Good | Makes You Think

Here are a couple things you can remember and a couple things you can do if (when?) you don’t like your bis...


When Is the 'Right' Time to Get Married? One LDS Girl’s Thoughts

by Whatsoever Is Good | News from Utah Makes You Think Mormon Life

To give you a little bit of insight into my personal experiences, I almost got married last year. Unfortuna...


How Not Serving a Mission Made Me a Better Missionary

by Mormon Buzzz | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Without realizing it, I had tears streaming down my face. I’d been online looking at what my friends were u...


Why We Need To Give To The Homeless

by Whatsoever Is Good | Makes You Think

I remember several years ago being on a date in Salt Lake City. We passed by a homeless man who asked for m...


How My Perspective on Happiness Changed After My Fiancé Called Off Our Wedding Two Days Before

by Whatsoever Is Good | Makes You Think

I’d been through breakups before, and they were all hard in their own ways, but none could have prepared me...


An Open Letter to Anyone Experiencing a Faith Crisis

by Aggieland Mormons | Makes You Think

Even though we’ve probably never met, I feel like I know you—and I wish I knew you even better. You are not...


How Not 'Knowing' the Church Is True Gives Me More Faith

by Religion News Service | Makes You Think

Mormon testimonies are often communicated with the phrase, “I know.” “I know Joseph Smith was a true prophe...


6 Ways We Can Make Church Dances Cool Again

by Deseret News | Humor Fun Mormon Life

A recent article in the New Era encourages youths to get out on the dance floor, but for many young people,...