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Play ball! 'Mormon Night' is big in the big leagues

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Dale Murphy recognized the signs. There was the late-arriving crowd, the national anthem singers wearing bl...

10 ways to beat the summertime blues

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It's that tricky time of year, when the road trips are over, the summer camps have come to a close and even...

After miscarriage: grateful for support

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A failed pregnancy. What a horrible term. But that's the term I heard again and again in the emergency room...

Mormon temple worship similar to other religions

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While temple worship is a prominent and unique characteristic of Mormonism, there are numerous similarities...

Seven-foot jumpers

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Fifty-one years ago my mom started teaching swimming lessons -- and soon after that she did two of the smar...

Proportion goes poof so quickly

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Corollary to Murphy's Law: If things can get blown totally out of proportion sooner or later, it will alway...

Learning to ride without training wheels

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There are probably a select few children out there who learned to ride a bike without any trauma. Sprinkled...

Trust in the Lord essential when confronting difficult questions

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Gregory L. Smith knew that Joseph Smith had taught and practiced plural marriage, but he wasn't prepared fo...

How to keep the faith when children fall

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Mormon teacher and author Vickey Pahnke Taylor urged audience members at the Mormon Apologetics Conference ...

Kirtland Safety Society myths dispelled

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There were no bailouts for the Kirtland Safety Society Anti-Banking Company when it collapsed in 1837, and ...