Yvonne Liu

By  Yvonne Liu
September 22, 2020 12:00 PM MDT
This article was originally published by LDS Living in August 2018 and is being shared again in recognition of the anniversary of the day Joseph Smith received the gold plates.
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By  Yvonne Liu
October 24, 2018 03:27 PM MDT
Marissa Barlow, a 19-year-old fashion designer from Logan, Utah, recently participated in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp leading up to Phoenix Fashion Week. All of Barlow's hard work paid off when she was named Phoenix Fashion Week's "Designer of the Year" on October 20, 2018.
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By  Yvonne Liu
September 15, 2018 04:09 PM MDT
It is a shame to say that I do not have many memories with my grandpa. Since the time I can remember, he had always been confined to a bed because of his multiple health problems. Being one of the youngest children in my family, I did not experience those times when Grandpa was young and healthy.
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By  Yvonne Liu
August 25, 2018 02:00 PM MDT
Lee Caldwell wondered who his biological parents were for more than 50 years. That is, until he took a DNA test in 2014 that sent him on a journey he hadn't expected.
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By  Yvonne Liu
August 15, 2018 07:11 PM MDT
“Dad, I can’t wait to go on a mission,” Chase Hansen told his father, John Hansen, after Chase got baptized and walked out of the baptismal font in 2017. John responded, “Son, we are already on a mission.”
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By  Yvonne Liu
August 03, 2018 01:00 PM MDT
Is anger a sin? I heard many different answers as I asked people this question. Some say it is a sin because it drives away the Spirit. Some say it is not a sin if the anger is controlled properly. However, Church leaders strongly encourage members to avoid anger, especially when it causes stress in our families. Here is what Church authorities have said about anger and how we can deal with it in our lives.
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By  Yvonne Liu
July 19, 2018 01:07 PM MDT
It was a Saturday night on the crowded streets of Oldham, England. Inez Knight and her companion, Lucy Jane (Jennie) Brimhall, along with a group of elders, found a corner on the street and started singing hymns and offering a prayer. As the large crowd stopped and listened, a missionary, Brother McMurrin, announced that the “real live Mormon women” would be speaking the next day.
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By  Yvonne Liu
July 14, 2018 04:00 PM MDT
Shortly after God led the children of Israel out of Egypt, He commanded Moses to build a tabernacle—a portable temple—that was set apart for solemn ceremonies. The design was given in detail through revelation, and each room in the tabernacle served a specific purpose. At the center of the tabernacle was the Most Holy Place, or the Holy of Holies.
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By  Yvonne Liu
July 14, 2018 09:10 AM MDT
Choosing an eternal companion is one of the most important decisions to make in this life. However, people fall in love and find their eternal companions in many different ways. Even our beloved prophet and apostles experienced times when they had butterflies in their stomachs and unrestful nights thinking about their significant others. Here are the stories of how our prophet and apostles found their eternal companions.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 27, 2018 05:02 PM MDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated $50,000 to the Children's Justice Center (CJC) on June 27 and $25,000 to A Breeze of Hope Foundation in Bolivia that works to prevent sexual abuse and violence against children.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 19, 2018 05:56 PM MDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on June 28, 2018, that it will be creating a revised Hymns andChildren’s Songbook to be used in worship services. Members from around the world can participate in the revision process by submitting hymns to newmusic.lds.org.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 15, 2018 10:00 PM MDT
At a fast and testimony meeting, a father leads the way to the pulpit with a cane in his hand. His three sons follow, their hands on each other’s shoulders and canes in hand, too. They each stand and bear a heartfelt testimony of the divinity of the Savior and the promise of eternal families. But, just eight years ago, these four men were not members of the same family.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 11, 2018 02:25 PM MDT
Named one of Country Music Television’s “Next Women of Country” for 2018 and listed among the “2018 Artists to Watch,” 20-year-old country singer Abby Anderson is not only a rising country star, she is also an active believer in Christ and in the LDS faith.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 05, 2018 03:00 PM MDT
In 2017, Rodd and Ashley Jefferies quit their jobs and sold everything to visit every temple in the world. Now, they are living in an RV and have already visited 70 temples and traveled over 26,000 miles. Over the past year, they experienced many adventures, such as surgeries, RV problems, living at an alligator ranch, finding missing family, and most importantly, building a more meaningful relationship with their Heavenly Father.
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 29, 2018 03:58 PM MDT
After changing my major three times in college, I was sold on journalism as my career goal. However, while I was looking at the job salary for journalists, I realized that I would not be able to save much money in my newly chosen career. My anxiety rose and my mind started spinning. “Should I change my career goal? Is it too late to become a nurse or engineer?” While my brain was filled with fearful thoughts about the future, the advice I’d received from my therapist reminded me that I need to calm down and realize that it was my fear that was creating these doubts in my mind.
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 24, 2018 01:45 PM MDT
Cheating, lying, fraud, and greed. Scott Fulmer has seen the worst of humanity while working as a private investigator, yet the phrase “There but for the grace of God, go I” has supported him throughout his 30-year career.
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 18, 2018 01:32 PM MDT
Over the last 20 years, Randy and Maryanne Ellison have visited 123 temples. Each temple trip has a unique story, but during this journey the Ellisons have found that the more temples and Saints they have visited around the world, the deeper their appreciation grows for God’s works and blessings.
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 18, 2018 09:24 AM MDT
Do Latter-day saints believe in soul mates?
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 09, 2018 09:00 AM MDT
Sunday is a day of rest and a day of worship. However, there are some misconceptions that might cause unnecessary stress and anxiety on the Sabbath. In Mosiah 4:7 it reads, “for it is not requisite that a man should run faster than he has strength.” Here are seven things that might make us run faster than we have strength and cause stress on the Sabbath.
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By  Yvonne Liu
May 08, 2018 06:00 PM MDT
In the early days of the Church, it was common for members to be called to serve at young ages.
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