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My friend David: Christian, sober and homeless

The story of the homeless man or woman you see every day might just surprise you.

6 historical nuggets from the new 'Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Volume 3'

"Joseph Smith Papers: Documents, Volume 3" contains 88 documents, 13 revelations and is the first in the series to publish transcripts of architectural plans for building temples and cities. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Festival of Lights to start at D.C. visitors' center Dec. 4

The Washington D.C. Visitors Center’s 37th annual Festival of Lights kicks off Thursday, Dec. 4. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Wright Words: 'Mom, are you really getting rid of me?'

A mother's off-handed response to her 6-year-old son at a garage sale brought into focus when sarcasm and teasing may not be healthy. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: Athlete or not, my mission taught me that we all are competitors

The first lesson I learned when I left my hypercompetitive lifestyle behind to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was that you don't have to be on a field, court or... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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9 months after potentially fatal accident, BYU student preparing for LDS mission

In February, Lexi Hansen, a freshman at BYU, lay in a hospital bed in critical condition. Doctors gave her a 5 percent chance of survival. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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Governor joins others for pre-Christmas hymns

Gov. Gary Herbert joined the Cathedral Church of St. Mark (Episcopal) Sunday in for a pre-Christmas program of hymns and readings that celebrate the coming of Christmas. Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Book review: Sequel 'Hot Pursuit' offers intrigue, romance in an interactive adventure

"Hot Pursuit," the recently released novel by Susan Dayley, offers intrigue, romance and a chance for readers to get in on the action, with the same interactive, 'choose your own ending' aspect... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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In NYT column, Arthur C. Brooks discusses BYU briefcase and 'moral elevation'

In a New York Times column, president of the American Enterprise Institute Arthur C. Brooks recounted how the gift of a BYU briefcase found him "unconsciously trying to live up to the high... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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The Clean Cut: David Archuleta sings 'If the Savior Stood Beside Me' at BYU-Hawaii devotional

David Archuleta recently visited Brigham Young University-Hawaii and sang Sally Deford's "If the Savior Stood Beside Me" for students and community members. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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The Clean Cut: Mormon Channel releases Thanksgiving video

The Mormon Channel released a video Monday about the importance of gratitude. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Defending the Faith: A day for grateful reflection

We cannot possibly repay what we owe for the unearned blessings we've received, but we can at least be thankful for them. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Time Out for Women in Salt Lake City offers women encouragement, hope and humor

Noelle Pikus-Pace was one of several presenters at Deseret Book’s Time Out for Women in Salt Lake City. About 7,000 gathered in the Maverik Center and many more watched from around the world... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Utah State's Kevin Whimpey is an athlete, student, husband, new father and LDS ward clerk

USU offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey is wearing many hats these days, including husband, college football player, student, ward clerk and new father. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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David Archuleta, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Piano Guys, others to participate in largest interfaith Nativity

The world record for the largest live Nativity will be challenged next week in Utah, and you could be a part of it. The event will take place next Monday, Dec. 1, at Rock Canyon Park. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Watch: LDS musician Lindsey Stirling speaks to Mormon teens about eating disorder, faith

The returned missionary discussed her insecurities, her career and her testimony with Mormon youths in an online event sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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New Harmony: Why we feast — instead of fast — on Thanksgiving

Ask 10 members of my family to name their favorite dish from my mother’s Thanksgiving dinners, and you’ll get 10 different answers. But for me, it will always be her turkey stuffing. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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What's new: '101 Ways to Hasten the Work Online' shares practical ideas

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have increasingly encouraged members to use technology and social media to share the gospel. Larry Richman's new book offers 101 practical... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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The foolish pilgrim offers a valuable lesson

We all know the story about the pilgrims' first Thanksgiving. But do we know the story of the miracle on their Mayflower voyage? Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Ask Angela: Should I end this relationship before the holidays?

Woman debates whether she should or should not end her two-year relationship before the holiday season and asks Angela for advice. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Wright Words: Utah mother celebrates Thanksgiving with family, faith, sobriety

Sarah Van Dam is a good wife and mother. Then, with absolutely no history with addiction, she became addicted to painkillers. Like dark storm clouds that moved wherever she did, Van Dam had a... Read more »

Nov. 25, 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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Texas family's email exchanges highlight hope in Christ after infant daughter's death

What we thought would be our fourth routine delivery became the beginning of a journey that would teach us to hang on to hope through the heartache of losing a child. Read more »

June 9, 2014

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Defending the Faith: What exactly does 'faith' mean? Trust removes misunderstanding

I sometimes regret the fact that we use the word "faith" in religious discussions. Read more »

July 14, 2011

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