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Making the transition from high school seminary to institute

President Monson has asked young LDS college students to make participation in institute a priority.

LDS missionary continues to serve after his death

Matthew Palmer was described by his family as a daddy's boy, gifted pianist and someone who devoted his life to service. While serving an LDS mission, Palmer tragically died at 19. His body was... Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Picturing history: Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri

The Saints remained in Clay County for several years, during which time several new counties were created. One of those, Caldwell, was designated as a so-called Mormon county. Most of the Saints... Read more »

July 2, 2014

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In the Whirled: Four steps to the finish line

I never intended to run a marathon. But running has a way of tricking you into doing things you never thought possible. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Tips for living: 3 ways to embrace, encourage differences within a family

Families have lots of personalities and dynamics. But using the uniqueness of each person can create a strong family with all the ingredients needed for success, presenter Merrilee Boyack said at a... Read more »

July 2, 2014

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LDS Church releases video about the history of women and full-time missionary service

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' growing missionary program now includes 20,000 women whose predecessors are the subject of a video released Monday on the Mormon Newsroom website. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Wright Words: What 3 words would describe your life?

If your life had to be summed up before God and man in three words, if your friends and family gathered tomorrow to plant and fertilize your legacy, what three words would they use? Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Henry Wells Jackson: The one Utah casualty of the Civil War

A "wandering Mormon," Henry Wells Jackson was the only Utah casualty of the Civil War. He was also also among the first to pan for gold in California, one of the members of the Mormon Battalion and... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Elder Spencer J. Condie speaks at Southern Virginia University's spiritual retreat

Elder Spencer J. Condie, an emeritus general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a keynote address at Southern Virginia University’s 18th annual Education... Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Ask Angela: He keeps lying about his age

My man keeps lying, I don't think I can handle it. Any advice? Read more »

June 30, 2014

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'Saturday's Warrior' returns with new, contemporized 40th anniversary show

"Saturday's Warrior," the popular 1970's LDS musical by Doug Stewart and Lex de Azevedo, returned to the stage in a "bigger, better and more beautiful" 40th anniversary show in Arizona June 26. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Mission Daze: Homecoming talk

Alex Van Dyke reflects on his two-year mission during his homecoming address in this week's Mission Daze comic, which takes a humorous look at the lives of Mormon missionaries. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Reader voices: A missed opportunity to perform a random act of kindness

The author questions a prompting to perform a random act of kindness. Does she heed the prompting before it is too late? Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Book review: 'Mrs Holmes' is a splendid adventure

A delightful, warm and thoroughly splendid story of a woman who loved and married the fictional Sherlock Holmes. Based on "memoirs" left behind by Elisabeth Sunderland Holmes, these stories are... Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Duce's Wild: Addressing 'Come, Follow Me' misconceptions

In a Mormon Channel conversation, President Russell Osguthorpe, Brad Wilcox and Stacie Duce discuss solutions to several "Come, Follow Me" misconceptions. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith

This year marks the 170th anniversary of the martyrdom of Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum. Friends and enemies of the LDS Church responded in different ways to the martyrdom, and later... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Priesthood blessings equally available to all, LDS leaders say in new statement

In a joint statement Saturday, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the LDS Church said priesthood blessings are equally available to men and women, and that all service has... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Book review: 'Before the Clock Strikes Thirty' is flirty, fun

Shannon Fielding has always found wedding festivities romantic and thrilling. This becomes more so when the bride’s fortune-telling aunt tells Shannon that before her 30th year she will meet... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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LDS young men's camp in Arizona evacuates after spotting large fire

The Gilbert Williams Field Stake Young Men’s encampment near Greer, Arizona, was evacuated Thursday, two days before its scheduled end. It was concluded after lunch when a leader saw smoke on... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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What the Saints saw and felt when the Prophet Joseph died

When Joseph Smith rode to his death in Carthage, many of the Saints, on seeing him or bidding him farewell, had premonitions of what he was about to suffer, and that he would never return to... Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Jabari Parker, Mormon athletes and missions discussed in New York Times article

With the spotlight squarely on Jabari Parker on the day of the NBA draft, Alex Thompson explores the topic of Mormon athletes who serve or choose not to serve missions in the New York Times. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Diverging lessons from a 'Pale Blue Dot'

Two very different men caught glimpses of the Earth as it appears from space, and they drew two very different messages from what they saw. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Ancestors, actors and arachnids: Interesting things found in 1 billion historic images

This month, FamilySearch reached the milestone of publishing its 1 billionth image of historic records online. What rich nugget of information might you find among 1 billion searchable images? Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Tips for living: 'Reality Parenting' encourages, prepares parents

Treion Muller shares some realities of parenting in his latest book, "Reality Parenting: As Not Seen on TV." Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Picturing history: Mormon Battalion monument near Douglas, Arizona

In November 1846, the Mormon Battalion marched through Guadalupe Canyon or Pass near the border of Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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LDS convert makes a career out of board games

Some say life isn't all fun and games. For Al Waller, a husband, father, LDS convert and CEO of Out of the Box Publishing Co., life is just that. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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