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Family History: Giving Thanks to God for Rescuing Me Through Ancestors

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Mom and Dad quickly went into a room where they knelt in prayer. Then they hurriedly left the genealogy lib...


'Mapping Mormonism': Maps Give LDS Geography

by BYU Magazine | Opinions & Features

Take just about any topic—even something you’ve heard about thousands of times. “Look at it on a map, and i...


11 Things You Should Know About the Older Mormon YSA Crowd

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Being a 29-year-old single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints these days is interest...


BYU Egyptologist Answers Frequently Asked Questions About the Book of Abraham

by FAIR Blog | Opinions & Features

Mormon fascination with the ancient world stems largely from an exotic corpus of writings found in the cano...


Response to NYT: Unrealistic Expectations of Mormon Miltons and Shakespeares

by Millennial Star | Opinions & Features

Every now and then those contemplating the literary aspirations of Mormonism will quote Orson F. Whitney, “...


How Ignoring a Spiritual Prompting Led to a 10-year Regret

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Light the candles. One of my biggest regrets celebrates a birthday this month. Ten years have passed since ...


Aging Out of a Singles Ward Makes Some Feel Like 'Failures'

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Dear Angela, In the next month I'll be leaving my singles ward for a family ward. I'm turning 31 and offici...


Raising Real Men: Kindness Isn't for Wimps

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Every time I'm asked for parenting advice, I feel hesitant. Children, families and relationships are all so...

Dos and Don’ts for Parents of Returned Mormon Missionaries

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Here is a video that shows how a lot of parents feel about their children coming home from the mission: If ...


A Mormon Antidote to Dwindling Jewish Youth: More Expectations and Conversions

by Jewish Journal | Opinions & Features

As someone who believes that Jews should actively proselytize to non-Jews and become as involved as possibl...