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Deseret Book hosts musicians, artists, authors for Ladies' Night

The tradition of the conference weekend “Ladies’ Night” during the priesthood session continues.

Wright Words: Fidelity starts outside the bedroom

It might just be a popular song on the radio, but its message is dangerous and destructive. Nearly everyone I've known with a broken marriage attributes the death of the relationship to the birth... Read more »

March 18, 2015

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Carmen Rasmusen Herbert: Baymax, Kelly Clarkson and gaining weight during pregnancy

So to all you mothers out there, pregnant or not, large or small, gaining or losing weight, know this: You are pretty awesome. Using your life to bless, protect and help others is pretty awesome. Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Linda & Richard Eyre: The 'big tent' of families

As different as people are in their ideologies and worldviews, they are all basically the same when it comes to their families, particularly their hopes, dreams, worries and concerns for their... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Contact made with 11 LDS missionaries in storm-ravaged Vanuatu

LDS leaders announced Tuesday that they had made contact with 11 missionaries in Vanuatu who rode out Cyclone Pam on the island of Tanna, where communications had been nonexistent since Friday.... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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What's new: 'The Continuous Atonement for Teens'

Author Brad Wilcox has adapted the message from his book, "The Continuous Atonement," into a book targeting teenagers titled "The Continuous Atonement for Teens." Read more »

March 17, 2015

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LDS mother living in China adds Nauvoo Temple to toy brick set

Brick’em Young was started by a mom who was raising her children in an area where there were no temples but who wanted them to recognize the importance of the buildings to members of The... Read more »

March 17, 2015

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Baby announcement elicits tears, smiles for Canadian couple who battled infertility

A couple from Cardston, Canada, who tried to have children with no success for four years film their family's reaction to their baby announcement and receive a happy and tearful response. Read more »

March 16, 2015

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LDS leaders still trying to contact some missionaries after 'Vanuatu Monster' storm

LDS leaders are continuing their efforts to reach missionaries in the outlying areas of the Vanuatu Port Vila Mission after Cyclone Pam ravaged the region. All missionaries in the Fiji Suva Mission... Read more »

March 16, 2015

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Book review: Novel 'Stronger Than You Know' gives hope after abuse

Jolene Perry's "Stronger Than You Know" is a story about a 15-year-old abuse survivor and shows the horrible effects of abuse, but gives hope for healing and happiness ahead. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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Reader voices: Lessons of survival from 'tornado trees'

Like the trees that survived the devastating tornado near my home, we can survive the strong storms that come into our lives. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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'The Cokeville Miracle' a story of faith and answered prayers

It would be more accurate to call the event in Cokeville, Wyoming, "The Cokeville Miracles" as the outcome is more the result of a series of coincidences that tie to faith rather than a single one.... Read more »

March 15, 2015

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LDS Church trying to contact missionaries amid devastation in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam

The devastating South Pacific storm Cyclone Pam strafed the island nation of Vanuatu, and residents and relief agencies scrambled to help the affected. The LDS Church is sheltering many in... Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Book review: 'Betrayed' brings new meaning to family secrets

With lessons of forgiveness, letting go, moving on and staying true to what you believe, readers are taken on an emotional roller coaster in Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen's latest novel, "Betrayed." Read more »

March 14, 2015

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Taylor Halverson: Cities and Civilization: Of Babylon and Zion

What are the roles and purposes of cities and civilization in our quest for Zion? Read more »

March 14, 2015

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LDS Church accomplishes President Monson's goal, announces 5th, 6th temple dedications for 2015

The LDS Church announced dates for two more temple dedications in 2015, bringing the total scheduled to six, one more than church President Thomas S. Monson said he anticipated this year. The... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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The Pothiers take China: One family's decision to move to China for a semester

Max and Elle Pothier were skeptical when their parents announced plans to move their family of seven from Arizona to China for a semester. Max was entering his senior year of high school, and Elle... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church explains religious liberty, LGBT rights stance in Mormon Newsroom Q&A

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an explanation Thursday of the church's stance on LGBT rights and religious liberty. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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LDS Church announces open house, dedication dates for 2 Mexico temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the open house, celebration and dedication dates for the Mexico City Mexico and Tijuana Mexico temples Friday morning. Read more »

March 13, 2015

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The good, the bad and the illegible: Deciphering handwriting of early LDS Church scribes

While working on the Joseph Smith Papers, archivist Sharalyn Howcroft and historian Alex Smith have seen all types of penmanship among early church writers. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Pope Francis hosts Google Hangout for children with disabilities

Pope Francis held a Google Hangout Feb. 5 with several children with disabilities from around the world. The video chat provided an opportunity for the children to ask the pope questions, and for... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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E. coli infection kills LDS sister missionary in Argentina

Sister Brittany Scadlock, an LDS missionary from Roy, Utah, was serving in Argentina when she died Wednesday night from an E. coli infection, 10 days before her 20th birthday. A family spokesperson... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Defending the Faith: Archaeology and the boyhood of Jesus in Nazareth

Dirt archaeology is shedding new light on the town where Jesus grew to maturity, and may even have found his boyhood home. Once again, archaeological data flesh out the biblical stories and correct... Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Picturing history: Buildings at Bentonsport

The first members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint pioneers passed through the village of Bentonsport, Van Buren County, Iowa, in early March 1846. There are buildings that that... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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'Thunder Broke The Heavens,' an absorbing if unrealistic drama, screens at LDS Film Festival

A 13-year-old girl and her little brother are hiding under the bed when the rest of the family is killed and Samantha and William Paul are dumped into the foster system. When that becomes... Read more »

March 11, 2015

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In the Whirled: The case against talent

We need to debunk the idea of innate talent. Hard work and a growth mindset are what set us up for success. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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