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In the Whirled: World peace and the family reunion

Mother Teresa said world peace comes from loving our families. Nowhere does that get tested more than reunions.

Tips: Mom of five says MS diagnosis helped her discover 'The Essence of a Mother'

When the physical limitations of multiple sclerosis kept Julie Jensen from doing what she believed a "good" mother was supposed to do, she was forced to reexamine her beliefs and, in the process,... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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Picturing history: Seventies Hall, Nauvoo, Illinois

The original Seventies Hall was constructed as a place where members of the Seventy could assemble to conduct quorum business. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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In the Whirled: Time to kill the exclamation point!

As we’ve morphed from the handwritten letter to the email to the text or “comment,” we’ve had to navigate how to convey our emotions in shorter bursts of thought. This can... Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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'Mormon Guitar' dad releases album of LDS hymns with the help of his children

For Ben Howington, hymns aren't simply sung during church services or even reserved for Sundays. They have become the soundtrack to his life, with each playing a role in his efforts to come closer... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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D.C. Mormons kick off Day to Serve 2014 with the Nats

Over 1,300 Mormons including over 400 missionaries, kicked of Day to Serve 2014 at a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies. Members donated to the thousands... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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BYU professor speaks on unnoticed assumptions about the Book of Abraham

BYU professor of religion and ancient studies Kerry Muhlestein spoke at the annual FairMormon conference on Aug. 7. He said understanding beginning assumptions can help find further knowledge,... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Wright Words: Yes, you should try to change your spouse

Maybe I’m crazy, but I'm glad my wife is trying to change her flawed husband. She knows just how much better I could be if I had the same confidence in myself that she has in me. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Ask Angela: My LDS singles ward is one big mutual activity

I'm struggling in my ward because I feel like I'm being treated like a teenager. How can I change this? Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Comic: When the concluding speaker's fear is realized

Sometimes speaking last in sacrament meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can lead to real problems. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Book review: 'Twisted Fate' is a trio of suspenseful tales

Not necessarily all spooky, the three stories in "Twisted Fate" are similar in that they have unanswered questions throughout the telling, but they aren't ghost stories. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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Tongan community holds festival to inspire young readers

Members of the Provo Utah Wasatch Tongan Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrate the Makai Reading Initiative, a program designed to get young kids enthusiastic about... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Book review: 'Common Ground, Different Opinions' shares essays on doctrinal issues

Members of the LDS Church are often asked difficult question concerning their doctrine. This book contains essays by different church members expressing their ideas on what doctrines mean and how... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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LDS attorney lists what Mormons need to know about religious freedom today

Hannah Smith, a Mormon and senior counsel for the Becket Fund, which has secured some historic federal and U.S. Supreme Court rulings defending religious freedom, spoke about key areas for current... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Christian artist encourages viewers to show Christ's love and 'Do Something'

Christian artist Matthew West has been on a journey of telling inspirational stories through song, and one of his latest songs called "Do Something" has struck a chord with many. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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LDS Church announces Phoenix Temple open house and dedication dates

The Phoenix Arizona Temple will be open to the public from Oct. 10 to Nov. 1, excluding Sundays. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Arianne Brown: 'Sorrow that the eye can't see'

After being asked to give the eulogy at my older sister's funeral, I struggled with what to say. Having taken her own life, there were many judgements being passed. I was prompted to read the words... Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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LDS billionaire, BYU graduate shares success story

Carlos Martins learned to work at an early age. That work ethic helped him build a company that he sold for more than $700 million, which, along with other investments, made him a billionaire. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Terms important to same-sex discussion in LDS Church, Ty Mansfield says at FairMormon Conference

'Same-sex attraction' is a more nuanced and useful term than 'gay,' said Ty Mansfield, president of an LDS-based support group, at the 16th annual FairMormon Conference on Thursday. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Defending the Faith: Salvation comes through Jesus Christ, without exception

Latter-day Saints join wholeheartedly in the central Christian declaration that Jesus Christ is "the way, the truth, and the life,” and that, ultimately, nobody will come to the Father except... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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LDS Church's Portland Oregon Temple turns 25

Members of the LDS Church reflect on memories of serving at the Portland Oregon Temple, which was dedicated 25 years ago. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Descendants of Mormon pioneer John Rowe Moyle learn 'they can do hard things'

John Rowe Moyle is a Mormon pioneer famous for walking the 22 miles from Alpine to Salt Lake City every week to help build the Salt Lake Temple. Now, a group of his descendants gather at Moyle Park... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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What's new: 'Inside My Soul' by Sandra Turley

Former Broadway singer Sandra Turley shares a mixture of songs from musicals, shows and others with a religious nature in her recent CD "Inside My Soul." Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Temple Square to be featured in video promoting Utah to international audience

Temple Square, which already draws 5 million people a year, will be featured in a video by Brand USA, which markets travel to the United States and is making the video to promote Utah. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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LDS missionaries evacuated due to Ebola outbreak safely underway to new assignments

The 274 Mormon missionaries being transferred out of Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the Ebola virus outbreak have left safely and are traveling to their new assignments. Meanwhile, LDS worship... Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Picturing history: Rock Creek Hollow

Rock Creek Hollow in rugged Wyoming is one of the historic places associated with the 1856 handcart company led by James Willie. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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