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New Mormon Message video highlights how much good mothers do

In a Mormon Message video published Wednesday, a mother is shown going about her daily tasks.

ValueSpeak: Life is a journey, not a destination

My mother dreamed of having a large family. More than anything else, Dad wanted a place where his family could gather. While they didn't precisely fulfill them, their lives were still enriched by... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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LDS World: The horrors of heroin addiction

Heroin addiction is a growing problem in the U.S. One family's story might help others prevent and deal with the problem as well as helping others become more aware. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple garners architectural honor

The Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple received ENR Southeast’s top prize in the cultural/worship category, according to the ENR Southeast website at southeast.construction.com. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Picture book share 8 lessons about being baptized

When a little boy wonders why he needs to be baptized, an older sibling gives eight reasons with real-life situations to which the boy can relate in "I Want to be Baptized" by Annalisa Hall and... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014

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Hamblin & Peterson: Is Islam a primary cause of international violence?

A fascinating 2010 book focused on Islam argues that religious conflict, rather than being a principal cause of violence, is most often just a way in which other underlying and quite secular... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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How interfaith initiatives empower young people

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Often cited as America's least religious generation, millennials find friendship and strengthen their personal faith through involvement in interfaith programs. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Addictions interfere with spiritual growth, Education Week speakers say

Any repetitive behavior or use of a substance that results in a loss of agency fits the definition of addiction, whether it be gambling, drinking, viewing pornography, lying, hoarding, using drugs,... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Reader voices: Finding strength in times of adversity

We will all face adversity in our lives. Our ability to find strength during those times will help us not only make it through those times but come out on the other end stronger. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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Religious knowledge vital in 'furiously religious' world, experts say

Religious knowledge is important to understanding the world around us, according to experts on religion and culture. Here's how some are working to further this understanding. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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10-year-old Mormon girl auctions off pig to raise $10,000 for fellow dancer

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Ten-year-old dancer Lily Wilson raised $10,000 auctioning her pig at the Uintah Basin Jr. Livestock Show in June. On Aug. 22, Lily gave the money to 7-year-old dancer Alissa Sizemore, who recently... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

LDS missionary critically injured in Australia

A 20-year old Utah woman serving as a missionary in the Australia Sydney South Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was critically injured Friday after being hit by a car... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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'Meet the Mormons' host, comedian Jenna Kim Jones auditions to host 'America's Funniest Home Videos'

LDS comedian and alumna of "The Daily Show" Jenna Kim Jones released a YouTube video describing the pros and cons of hiring her as Tom Bergeron's replacement as the host of "America's Funniest Home... Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Vai's View: Addressing cultural traditions that oppose LDS principles

My story is as improbable as many of the stories of BYU-Hawaii students — growing up in remote villages, yet finding their way to campus and perhaps even learning English as a second language. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Modern-day headlines for 9 popular biblical stories

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Ever wondered what modern-day headlines would look like if they covered the Bible? Here's a look. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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The Savior had a plan for dealing with stress

From the time of Adam and Eve, there has been stress in the world — by divine design — and generally the stress is beneficial to survival and growth, said E. Karen Shores. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014

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Katherine Heigl discusses house in Utah, love for family and Mormon values

Actress Katherine Heigl was recently featured on the September cover of Good Housekeeping magazine discussing her life as a wife and mother at her secluded ranch in Utah. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Maddox restaurant owner's family discusses his ALS battle, reliance on LDS faith

Steve Maddox, former owner of Maddox Ranch House, died as a result of ALS last year. The Maddox family takes strides beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge to make a difference for ALS patients. Read more »

Sept. 4, 2014

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Former BYU safety Daniel Sorensen spends NFL cut-down day at the temple

Former BYU safety Daniel Sorensen spent cut-down day at a nearby LDS temple. After serving there he received some good news. Read more »

Sept. 3, 2014

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Jerry Earl Johnston: An earthquake at 3 a.m. is a literal wake-up call

I was in Oakland when the recent earthquake hit northern California. I awoke at 3 a.m. in an undulating bed. My first thought, in my mental fog, was “I don’t remember asking for a water bed.” Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Muslims react with outrage at UK sex abuse report

Members of Britain's Pakistani community reacted with outrage Wednesday amid reports that officials failed to act on sex abuse cases because of concerns about racism in the northern English town of... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Jewish center reopens 6 years after Mumbai attacks

Rabbis from across Asia on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of a Jewish center targeted by rampaging Pakistani gunmen who stormed through Mumbai on a 60-hour killing spree in 2008. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Want to keep your faith in college? Here's what you need to know

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When believing students find connection and community on a college campus -- particularly secular ones such as state universities -- they're more likely to remain faithful, students and campus... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Amish country bristles at ‘Mafia’ TV show

For a year, Lark and Michael McCarley simmered silently over the arrival of “Amish Mafia” in their community. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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