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"All In" Excerpt: 3 Tips For Navigating the Sea of Marriage From Erik and Emily Orton, Authors of "Seven at Sea"

by Morgan Jones | Makes You Think

This week, Emily and Erik Orton's book, Seven at Sea ," which recounts the couple’s 10-month sailing advent...


Listen: How an Off-Broadway Play Producer Overcame Failure in a Year-Long Sailing Trip Around the Caribbean

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Failure. The word played like a bad song on repeat through Erik Orton's subconscious while he sat on cold s...


After a Girl with Special Needs Interrupted a Live Performance, This LDS 6th Grader's Reaction Showed What Pure Love and Kindness Look Like

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

In 2014 the Orton family purchased a sailboat they had never seen before , flew to the Caribbean, and began...