U Is for UnityBy Carol Clark
I was sometimes an unsympathetic older sister. I was the kind who painted my eight and nine-year-old brothers’ fingernails red after they’d gone to sleep. Despite such adolescent romping, my parents worked very hard to help us feel unity in our family. >Read More
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Who Knew That Going to Church Could Be So Good for You?
One of the most striking scientific discoveries about religion in recent years is that going to church weekly is good for you!By Janet Peterson
Be Gone, Lake Wobegon! Garrison Keillor Takes a Swipe at Mormonism
While we cheerfully acknowledge our cultural quirks, we never actually criticize our faith itself. The people are one thing, the Restoration is another. Last week Garrison Keillor crossed the line. By Joni Hilton
Sister Missionaries: Another LDS Etiquette Matter?
“How’s your love life?” “So who are you dating?” “When you going to get married?" These long dreaded and inappropriate questions have a new friend, "So, when are you putting in your papers?" By Joni Hilton
Letter to a Doubter
Modern revelation notes that while to some it is given to know the core truth of Christ and His mission, to others is given the means to persevere in the absence of certainty. By Terryl L. Givens
A Lesson Learned From a Scruffy Mutt
The mangiest, filthiest little mongrel I had ever seen was on our doorstep. His light-colored coat was snarled and matted, and he had an air of skittishness that spoke of his having been chased away from his meal by more than one irate homeowner.By Don Staheli
What Do They Do in Heaven?
We’ve all wondered what heaven will be like. There are several different ideas on what it will be like. But one thing is constant- everyone believes it is happy there.By Joni Hilton
No More Hurting People
Eight-year-old Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard made a poster in school that read, “No More Hurting People.” Martin’s tragic death serves to remind us of the wisdom of his advice.By Devin D. Thorpe
Targeting the Legs of a Runner
Monday’s massacre of innocent people, particularly innocent runners, is pointed in its psychological cruelty. Of all those to lose their legs in a terrorist act, it is tragic beyond comprehension that they be the legs of a runner.By JeaNette Goates Smith
Coping with the Loss of a Loved One
The tragedy in Boston prompts a question-when a friend’s loved one passes away, what is the best way to console without saying something that worsens the pain? If you grieve, how should you respond when others’ comments are more hurtful than helpful?By Ron McMillan