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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. PROVO — Elder Bruce C. Hafen met his wife, Marie, in a 1960s BYU class called “Your Religious Problems,” where students grappled with criticisms of the history and doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its founder, […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. NEW YORK CITY | Thursday, 01 December 2016 | A general officer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed appreciation to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for its efforts to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. This past week, up to my elbows in a burlap table runner, candles, fancy dishes, twine-wrapped utensils and a positively enormous raw turkey, I turned to my sister and said, “This sure is a lot of work for a meal that […]

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This post is brought to you by the Maxwell Institute. View the original post here. Under the direction of J. Spencer Fluhman, the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship seeks to be a hub for scholars interested in religion. We are pleased to announce the addition of the following visiting fellows and other affiliated […]

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The Turkish military launched its operations in Syria to end the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Nov. 29. “In my estimation, nearly 1 million people have died in Syria. These deaths are still continuing without exception for children, women and men. Where is the United Nations? What is it […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “WE’RE WITH YOU: Counsel and Encouragement From Your Brethren,” Deseret Book, $14.99, 288 pages (nf) Much of the time, life is hard, but people are never left entirely alone to meet their challenges and be the best possible versions of themselves. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. These images show interior views of the farm home of John and Alice Elsa Johnson. The period when Joseph Smith and his family lived in the Johnson home was a time of both great spiritual outpourings as well as personal trials. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. An 1860s photo album featuring several early leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Apostle Ezra T. Benson’s presentation gold pocket watch from 1856 will be up for auction Saturday, Dec. 3, at Heritage Auctions in Dallas. […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. On Thanksgiving Day, Michelle Schmidt, mother of Annie Schmidt, shared a letter her daughter, who recently passed away, wrote to her younger brothers when they entered high school. The letter was previously shared at Annie’s funeral service. After giving her brothers […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is come; glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: As thou hast given him […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Sometimes the most difficult things to see are those that have been right in front of us all along. . . . We who have taken upon us His name and have covenanted […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “The commandment to honor our parents has strands that run through the entire fabric of the gospel. It is inherent in our relationship to God our Father. It embraces the divine destiny of […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “It is impossible for me to find the words to adequately express the sacred feelings burning within my soul. The simple word thanks seems almost trite. To each of you whose tender hearts […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “Our Redeemer chooses to forgive because of His incomparable compassion, mercy, and love. Our Savior wants to forgive because this is one of His divine attributes. And, like the Good Shepherd He is, […]

Inspirational Messages

These daily, inspirational messages are brought to you by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. View the full inspirational message here. “From the depths of my soul and in all humility, I testify of the great gift which is our Father’s plan for us. It is the one perfect path to peace and happiness […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. A broadcast to celebrate the completion of the Freedmen’s Bureau project will be held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday, December 6, at 9:00 a.m. eastern standard time. The broadcast will be streamed live at […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Bringing Christ into Christmas gets increasingly more difficult each year. As our schedules fill up with choir concerts, parties and other worthwhile festivities, our best intentions often get relegated to afterthoughts. When my kids were small, a short scripture from Luke […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Noma Kjar and I shared teaching duties for the gospel doctrine class in the Centerville 7th Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for several years. But we were younger then. I was only 82 and she a […]

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This post is brought to you by the Mormon Newsroom. View the original post here. SALT LAKE CITY | Tuesday, 29 November 2016 | Thousands of people visit Temple Square in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City the day after Thanksgiving for the lighting ceremony every year. Recently Posted #LIghtTheWorld YouTube Live concert broadcast […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Tuesday marked the eight-month anniversary of two bombs exploding in Belgium’s Brussels Airport. Richard Norby was one of four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was injured in the blasts. His family has maintained a Facebook […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Tuesday marked the eight-month anniversary of two bombs exploding in Belgium’s Brussels Airport. Richard Norby was one of four missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was injured in the blasts. His family has maintained a Facebook […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “Give, said the little stream, as it hurried down the hill; give, said the little stream, there is something all can give” (see “Children’s Songbook” p. 236). In November, men and women give thanks for the bounteous harvest that helped preserve […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. “MORMON TEMPLES IN AMERICA: Stories of Faith and Inspiration,” by Scott Jarvie, Cedar Fort, $49.99, 298 pages (nf) When photographer Scott Jarvie embarked on a cross-country trip to photograph every temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in […]

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This post is brought to you by Deseret News. View the original post here. Editor’s note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast. This will be given Nov. 26, 2016. Much of the joy of life comes from anticipation. Who has not looked forward to […]