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‘Our ultimate quest in life’: New video shares President Nelson’s advice on enduring personal trials

by Danielle Christensen | September 24, 2020

A new video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shares a powerful reminder from Pre...


Latter-day Saint Psychologist: How to reach our potential for happiness

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | June 25, 2020 | Makes You Think

When I was about 13 years of age, a new family moved into our ward. They had a 12-year-old son. He and I ha...


How Faith Helped 3 Siblings on "So You Think You Can Dance" Overcome 2 Family Medical Emergencies

by Alicia Soto | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

It’s no secret the Sosa siblings, Ezra and Stephanie, have wowed an audience with their high-energy dancing...


Latter-day Saint Psychologist: The Scripture Equation That Turns Tribulation into Love

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think

I have a very distinct memory of sitting in a car in the parking lot of the Provo Missionary Training Cente...


Latter-day Saint Psychologist: When Trials Seem to Come at the Worst Times

by Dr. David T. Morgan, Contributor | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Many years ago, my wife and I were students, had a small family, and had little disposable income. We had o...


How This Man with ALS Made History and Deepened His Faith Crossing the Atlantic

by Danielle B. Wagner | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In December 2018, Alan Alderman could see nothing ahead except expansive, endless water. More than 2,000 mi...


How One Amish Teen Found the Church, Decided to Serve a Mission

by Lindsey Miller | Makes You Think Mormon Life

How would you feel if your community and family shunned you for your faith? What if you lost everything for...


Missionary Hit by Car Wants to Meet the Man Who Hit Her

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Kendal Levine knows exactly what she's going to say to the man who nearly killed her almost five years ago....


7 Tips for When Revelation Doesn’t Come

by Ashli Kristine Hansen

When it comes to heavenly communication, does it ever feel like the Lord has everyone else on speed dial—an...


How This Latter-day Saint's Last Written Testimony Deepens Our Understanding of Grace

by Ashli Kristine Hansen | Makes You Think Mormon Life

“' ___________' by His Grace. Saved. Amazed. Changed. Empowered. Overwhelmed. Mentored.”     &nbs...