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New Study Shows Devotion of LDS

by LDS Media Talk | Opinions & Features

A new study of religion in America has a lot to say about Mormons (members of The Church of Jesus Christ of...

5 steps toward learning to love family history

by Utah Valley 360 | Opinions & Features

Let’s play the word-association game. When we say “Family History” what’s the first word that comes to mind...

Lessons learned in the Philippines: Gratitude and action

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Night had fallen over Tacloban, bringing with it the eery silence of a hollowed-out city. With an 8 p.m. cu...

Thoughts on New Youth Curriculum 'Come, Follow Me'

by LDS Church News | Opinions & Features

The new learning resources for youth entitled Come, Follow Me, are changing the way members think about lea...


6 Ways to Develop Family Communication Traditions in 2014

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

As another Christmas passes and we look forward to a new year, one good resolution is to have some regular,...


7-Eleven Trips, Chinese Food and Other Unusual Christmas Traditions

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Every year, a few days before Christmas, my family walks into a superstore and with Mom and Dad’s help, our...


Christmas Near Bethlehem: A Holy Night in a Holy City

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

Each Christmas Eve there is a big celebration at Manger Square in Bethlehem. Religious pilgrims come from f...


A Mormon Circus Christmas

by The Daily Herald | Opinions & Features

One of the oddly lovable aspects of the circus is the way they can incorporate any figure from fairy tale o...


Christmas I Remember Best: A Christmas in the Middle of the Great Depression

by Deseret News | Opinions & Features

In December 1936, I was 8 years old and my father has died the year before at Thanksgiving time. For those ...


The Surprising Nativity: A Christmas Homily

by By Common Consent | Opinions & Features

The passage from the New Testament which always hear this time of year includes these important, well-known...