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LDS leaders discuss religious freedoms and LGBT nondiscrimination laws

Senior LDS leaders affirmed Tuesday the church's consistent support for nondiscrimination laws

Don't cheat, kids: Use NFL's 'deflategate' to discuss honesty

In school, work, even on the playground, the integrity score is more integral than the outcome. And if our children leave home knowing nothing but that, they're bound to find success. Read more »

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Book review: Young widow's memoir presents a poignant look at overcoming grief

Ashlee Birk was left a widow after the murder of her husband and a single mother to five children at the age of 28 without any forewarning. It left her world seemingly shattered. Birk began to... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Book review: 'Pierced by Love' is a clean romance about forgiveness, families

When Noelle is dumped by her boyfriend in favor of her sister, she finds an unexpected friend in Pierce, her former home teacher. This friendship helps both heal the wounds of their pasts, while... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Reader voices: The loss of a dog

I thought I was protecting my children by lying about the death of our dog. Turns out, the truth provides the most peace. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Family motto helps LDS couple put parenting ahead of successful business

The Puj Tub hit the market at the end of 2009. Since then, Ben and Katie Richardson have worked to put family first while running a successful business. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Defending the Faith: A tribute to heroes in the kingdom

One of the most impressive things about the LDS Church is the willingness of many Saints — even after they have society's permission to relax and enjoy their retirement — to work, to... Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Faith, friends and football: Stanford linebacker shares LDS conversion story

Stanford linebacker Lane Veach recently related his conversion story in an interview with the Deseret News. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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LDS mission president's wife dies

Sister Carol Hansen, wife of Salt Lake City Mission President Stephen Hansen, died unexpectedly Wednesday. She had been fulfilling a dream by serving her first mission for The Church of Jesus... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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What's new: 'A Refuge from the Storm' by President Packer shares about the priesthood, family and church

President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of LDS Church, explains different principles and aspects of the gospel in the recent book “A Refuge from the Storm:... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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New Harmony: Gospel truth blooms where it will bloom

As Mormons, we have a fondness for saying, “Bring the good you already have and we will add to it.” We’re more cautious about saying “Bring the good you already have and add... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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LDS dad among finalists for Doritos Super Bowl commercial contest

Jason Johnson enjoys spending time with his family, and for the past three years, entering Doritos' Super Bowl commercial contest has been an opportunity to do just that. But this year, the video... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Picturing history: Wilford Woodruff baptismal site

Wilford Woodruff was baptized on Dec. 31, 1833, in Grindstone Creek near the site where it flows under present-day CR 28 in Oswego County, New York. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Wright Words: BYU freshman finds faith, 'tender mercies' after fall

Heather Burton was climbing her way to a valuable life lesson. The most important things we learn don’t always come in a classroom. They hit us when we least expect them — like on sunny... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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David Archuleta blogs about life in the spotlight as an introvert

While Archuleta appears to be at ease behind a microphone, he recently expressed in a blog post on his website that other aspects of fame have placed him outside his comfort zone. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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LDS missionary collapses, dies during ward soccer activity

A healthy, athletic 20-year-old LDS Church missionary from Pasco, Wash., collapsed Friday night during a break in a ward soccer activity in Mexico. Efforts to resuscitate him failed. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Mormon designer shares goodness, has missionary opportunities through app and Instagram account

For the past 18 years, Rhonna Farrer has tried to incorporate her mantra, "uplift and inspire," into her work as an artist. Now she shares positive messages with more than 60,000 followers on... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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22 online dating tips for Mormon YSA men

So you sent a smile to that girl? You swiped right and matched? And now you want to know what to do? Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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Ask Angela: Student loan debt and marriage

He says her college debt is too much; considers ending the relationship. Angela offers advice. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Family history forges ties with biological family

A father and daughter on opposite coasts learn more about their wife and mother’s biological family’s genealogy. Their relationship with their family has grown in recent years, becoming... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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FamilySearch launches app gallery

FamilySearch.org has recently launched an online App Gallery at familysearch.org/apps to help patrons find FamilySearch’s partner apps. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Book review: 'Drop Zone' offers a blend of action, suspense and romance

Traci Hunter Abramson has done it again. Her Saint Squad series is nothing short of brilliant and the latest installment, “Drop Zone,” does not disappoint. This novel holds the perfect... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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LDS Church releases dates of temple openings in Indianapolis and Peru, 3rd and 4th of 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced summer open house and dedication dates for the new Indianapolis Indiana Temple and the Trujillo Peru Temple, the... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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'Wedding Cake' is a nice topper to the Sadie Hoffmiller culinary mystery series

Sadie Hoffmiller is marrying the police detective she's been dating for the past few books, but the wedding might not happen if someone from Sadie's past has her way in "Wedding Cake," the 12th and... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Former NFL and Utah quarterback Scott Mitchell eliminated from 'Biggest Loser'

Former NFL and University of Utah quarterback Scott Mitchell was one of two contestants eliminated this week from NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Glory Days." Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Book review: 'Escape to the Sea' is a tumultuous ride

"Escape to the Sea" by Tera Mecham has all the story elements it should need for a good book; romance, heartbreak, betrayal, danger, new love, surprises and finding the truth. However, the story... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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