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Cancer patient finds strength, positive attitude in indexing

Diana Karras, of Roy, got into indexing before she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Lymphoma cancer.

Defending the Faith: A note on the limits of archaeology

Archaeological research has provided invaluable knowledge about ancient history and the human past more generally. But, like everything human in this life, it has distinct limitations. Read more »

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Faith leaders leave Vatican with high hopes for the beginning of a new marriage movement

Leaders of the Catholic, protestant, evangelical and other faiths wrapped up a three-day conference on marriage on Wednesday cheered by new relationships and expressing deep gratitude for President... Read more »

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Cemeteries are family history centers for Virginia woman

Melyssa Webb does her family history work by using an app called BillionGraves to take over 132,000 pictures of headstones. The information found on these stones is transcribed and put on... Read more »

20 hours ago

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In the Whirled: The good Mormon Democrat

Can you be a good Mormon and a Democrat? It's time to throw out the assumptions and judgment. Read more »

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Picturing history: Sylvester Stoddard Nauvoo home and store

Multiple extant structures in Nauvoo, Illinois, served as both a family home and a place of business. One of those is the home and tin shop of Sylvester and Charity Stoddard. Read more »

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Tips for living: 5 ways to help children write thank you notes

Help your children understand the importance of handwriting thank you notes. Read more »

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Mother of 5 finds more productive life with indexing

Mandy Forte is a 36-year-old mother of five in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She started indexing obituaries at night after the kids go to bed while she waits for her husband to come home from work. Read more »

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LDS Church service missionaries involved in their own Italian job

In an effort to document the history of LDS Church service in Italy, Elder Lorenzo Semadeni and his wife, Sister Virginia Semadeni, have started “The Italian Project.” Read more »

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America needs heroes, Mitt Romney tells BYU forum

America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »

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LDS woman faces deaths of 2 sons, husband with faith in new Mormon Messages video

The newest Mormon Messages video provides a visual for what the scriptures call “ a refiner’s fire.” Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Wright Words: Meet a gym staffer who teaches with wet towels

Imagine a community, school or family where every single set of eyes was focused on the messes and how best to clean them up. Imagine if every business or government body — local, state or... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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72-year-old Idahoan indexes a million names

Five years ago when Sherryl Peterson was reading an article about indexing in the Ensign, she decided it was her time to begin. Peterson has been faithfully indexing ever since and on Aug. 29... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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New temple in 'Valley of the Sun'

The Phoenix Arizona Temple, dedicated by President Thomas S. Monson on Sunday, represents the growth of the LDS Church in Arizona, where there are now more than 400,000 members. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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The black Mormon moment?

"The Book of Mormon" musical has stopped winning Tonys, and Mitt Romney is no longer running for president. Yet, two years later, Latter-day Saints are once again in the news, and this time... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Mission accomplished: 5 tips for returned missionaries

Returning from a mission can be very difficult. This article presents five keys to successfully return, including rituals of return, dealing with change, focusing on member activity, making a plan... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Comic: Congregation will now sing...

What happens the member of the bishop who is conducting gives truth in advertising when announcing a hymn. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Vatican brings faiths, including LDS, together in historic conference on marriage, family

Conference on complementarity of man and woman in marriage also represents historic LDS participation in a Vatican event with the pope. President Henry B. Eyring will provide a witness for marriage... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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In Rome and at Vatican, 'purity' of Salt Lake Madeleine Choir children's voices delight

Singing at Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and a concert at the Gesù church in Rome this weekend was the pinnacle of a 10-day trip to Italy by children from Salt Lake City's... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Pair of inspirational books feature art from artist Greg Olsen

Two recent books feature the art of Mormon artist Greg Olsen — “Families Can Be Together Forever” and “Draw Near Unto Me: Images and Thoughts to Lift and Inspire.” Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Robert Millet offers insights to last days, Millennium in recent books

In “Living in the Eleventh Hour” and its companion book “Living in the Millennium” (Deseret Book, $19.99), Robert Millet takes a direct and concise look at the signs of the... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Canadian girls plan to build community of homes in Dominican Republic

Two young girls, ages 12 and 8, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, have decided to do something extraordinary. They want to build a home per year in the Dominican Republic until they both graduate... Read more »

Nov. 16, 2014

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: To all the young people fighting self-doubt and discouragement: 'You look good'

I wish I could tell every young person I know, including my son, “Hey, listen up! You look good. You ARE good enough, and you can BE THE GOOD this world needs.” Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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Siblings of special-needs children: They are their brother's keeper

Children with a disabled sibling face great challenges at home, but also have great opportunities to learn selflessness as they practice perpetual service to their special-needs brother or sister. Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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Book review: 'Ites' shares stories, lessons from people of the Book of Mormon

Starting with Lehi and his family who open the Book of Mormon, and ending with Moroni, author David Butler and illustrator Ryan Jeppeson feature 52 people or groups of people in their recent book... Read more »

Nov. 15, 2014

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David Archuleta joins with fans around the world in new 'Glorious' supercut music video

There were 422 submissions made to the “Glorious” Fan Supercut Video Contest. After finalists were selected and the videos were spliced, the final product is a three-minute video that... Read more »

Nov. 14, 2014

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