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The Fun in Finding Your Ancestors – FHE Lesson

The Fun in Finding Your Ancestors - FHE Lesson

Scripture Malachi 4:6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse. Hymn Turn Your Hearts | Hymn #291 1. Turn your hearts; the Lord is coming, Malachi the prophet said. Turn your hearts in preparation To the …

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6 Products to Make Family History SO MUCH Easier

Joseph Smith once said that “the greatest responsibility in this world that God has laid upon us is to seek after our dead.” In a world where so much competes for our time, making family history a priority can be difficult. Here are just a few resources that can help you get started with minimal stress and effort! Who knows? You …

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10 Beautiful Pieces of Jewelry Inspired by Lehi’s Dream

10 Beautiful Pieces of Jewelry Inspired by Lehi’s Dream

As recorded in the Book of Mormon, Lehi’s dream of the Tree of Life is a vivid and moving account of perseverance, faith, and God’s love. For many creative members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it has been an inspiration leading to countless works of art, prose, and music. It has been no different for jewelry …

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The Best Kept Secret to Finding Meaningful Baby Names

After getting married, my husband and I began to discuss baby names. We do not have a child yet, but we know that there will come a day when we start to build our family. We learned that searching for a baby name is quite a picky task. We don’t want over-used or hard-to-pronounce names, yet we also want names that …

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Why Does Family History Matter?

Family history is at times associated with tedious work and flat stories. It requires lots of research and dedication. Is it worth it? The answer is yes. Studying your family history is worth it for many reasons. There are lessons to learn, heritage to be realized, health associations, and salvation to be earned. If your family history is hard to find, for reasons …

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How to Make Brigham Young’s Buttermilk Doughnuts

How to Make Brigham Young's Buttermilk Doughnuts

Here is a great recipe to help you celebrate Pioneer Day! Pioneer Day commemorates the arrival of the Saints into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847 after a long trek west. Brigham Young was the leader of the Church and is called the “American Moses” for leading the expeditions. These are his favorite buttermilk doughnuts!     Ingredients: 5-6 cups …

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This Haunting Story from the Trek West Will Make You Cry

This Haunting Story from the Trek West Will Make You Cry

Artwork by Julie Rogers While we remember and reverence the sacrifices made by the early pioneers of the Church, we often forget their individual stories. However, once you hear this story of a Danish family in the ill-fated Willie handcart company, you’ll be touched forever. Jens and Elsie Nielson lived an idyllic life in the lush countryside of Denmark when …

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How to Help Your Child Have a Pioneering Spirit

How to Help Your Child Have a Pioneering Spirit

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a great appreciation for the early pioneers. Whether someone has pioneer ancestry or not, we can all be inspired by their sacrifices and dedication. However, in today’s modern society, it may seem hard to instill in your family the values so embedded in the pioneer lifestyle. Here are some …

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5 Ways Mid-LDS Singles Can Meet and Make New Friends

5 Ways Mid-LDS Singles Can Meet and Make New Friends

For many mid-LDS singles, meeting new people can be difficult. Long gone are constantly changing college classes and frequent activities designed to help people connect. Chances are, if you’re a mid-LDS single, you’ve see the same ten people every day at work and the same ten people at Church. Sure, you can always turn to the internet, but a lot …

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