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‘God is my friend’: What we can learn from how Joseph Smith dealt with adversity

by R. Eric Smith, excerpted from “Know Brother Joseph” | April 27, 2021

Joseph Smith was born to poor tenant farmers in Vermont. At age 38, he was shot by a mob, in a jail, in a s...

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Watch: How having a daughter in the NICU taught one family that ‘God is good in the middle of hard’

by Lindsey Williams | March 25, 2021

The birth of Cameron and Rebecca King’s second daughter isn’t the birth story that most young p...

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Relief Society General President offers 5 suggestions for ‘finding sunshine in the rain’

by LDS Living Staff | December 3, 2020

President Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President, recently penned a piece for the Ensign   ...

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Latter-day Saint Psychologist: Why You Might Still Struggle with Anxiety (or Other Mental Health Issues) Despite Your Best Efforts

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

I recently experienced a couple of events that taught me about why some trials persist even though we are w...

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Latter-day Saint Stranded in the Wilderness for 5 Days Reflects on the True Miracle That Saves Us All

by Alicia Soto | Mormon Life

Over a month ago, Latter-day Saint Kaden Laga went missing in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho and Montana...

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4 Ways You Can Help a Struggling Missionary

by Jenny Spencer Hunt and Brooke Ward | Mormon Life

Missionaries can deal with a slew of issues, and as a parent, sibling, or friend reading and writing letter...

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Latter-day Saint ALS Survivor Set to Row Across the Atlantic, Shares How His Faith Keeps His Hope Alive

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Tim Ryan stepped out into a dark, snow-strewn night in February 2017, an exciting and crazy idea forming in...

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Psychologist Answers Why God Allows Bad Things to Happen to Good People

by David T. Morgan, excerpted from "My God Hath Been My Support" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We all have bad days. I’m not just talking about days when your favorite sports team loses or when the kids...

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How Motherhood and the Atonement Helped Me Overcome Anorexia

by Darcy Doxey | Mormon Life

Growing up, I was never what you would call petite. I was usually taller than everyone, including the boys,...

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FHE: The Lighthouse of the Lord

by Shauna Gibby | Lesson Helps

Conference Talk For more information on this topic read “ Believe, Obey, and Endure ,” by President Th...