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Divorce is Not the End

Divorce Is Not the End Allow me to contradict myself right away… divorce is the end, at least of some things. Most notably, a marriage. Whatever you might think of your former spouse, that’s an ending, a loss, and after a great loss it’s easy to focus on that loss, to indulge in a bit of self-pity. What better time …

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My Body Is a Temple – FHE Lesson

My Body is a Temple

Scripture D&C 89:18-20 And all saints who remember to keep and do these sayings, walking in obedience to the commandments, shall receive health in their navel and marrow to their bones; And shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, even hidden treasures; And shall run and not be weary, and shall walk and not faint. Hymn The Lord Gave …

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Why I Make My Kids Go To Church

This article was originally written by Jenny Evans for the Deseret News. If you visit a Mormon service on Sunday, the first thing you’ll probably notice is the mid-level roar of all the child noise going on in the pews. Children and families are a central part of our beliefs, which you can see (and especially hear) on Sundays at church. …

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How to Improve Marital Intimacy in 5 Steps

How to Improve Marital Intimacy in 5 Steps

Making love is an important part of married life. How can we can improve this straightforward, yet complex, act of marriage? When our Father in Heaven looked into the child-like eyes of Adam and Eve and commanded: “Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it,” He also commanded them to do so within the bonds of marriage. Tim LaHaye,  an evangelical Christian minister, suggests in his book, The Act of Marriage, …

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Take the Temple Challenge – FHE Lesson

Take the Temple Challenge FHE Lesson

Scripture D&C 109:22 And we ask thee, Holy Father, that thy servants may go forth from this house armed with thy power, and that thy name may be upon them, and thy glory be round about them, and thine angels have charge over them; Hymn High on the Mountain Top,  Hymn #5 1. High on the mountain top A banner …

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Church Releases New Family Home Evening Lesson on Sexual Intimacy

Church Releases New Family Home Evening Lesson on Sexual Intimacy

In November 2014, the Church released a series of Family Home Evening (FHE) lessons designed to help parents and guardians teach children about the dangers of pornography. This month, a new lesson was released on the Church’s website dedicated to overcoming pornography. The lesson focuses on teaching children on the sacred and beautiful  nature of sexual intimacy while also helping …

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Presidents Day – FHE Lesson

Presidents Day FHE

Scripture Articles of Faith 1:12 We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law. Hymn My Country, Children’s Songbook Page 224 1. This is my country! I sing it with pride Whether it’s desert sand duned and wide, Mountains with pine trees, land iceberg bound. It’s here where my home and …

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How to Enjoy RootsTech 2015 Wherever You Are

How to Enjoy RootsTech 2015

RootsTech 2015, a global family history conference and the largest of its kind in the world, is currently being held at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. With a passionate purpose to help the world understand that “family history is more than genealogy,” RootsTech can be enjoyed by those in Utah as well as those across the United States …

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Couple from Meet the Mormons Speak on Nurturing Marriage

Meet the Mormons Sullivans Interview

Jermaine & Kembe Sullivan are a dynamic, humble, down-to-earth couple. In this interview, they give us a peek into their marriage and into how things work. They have learned to be flexible with their date nights (now that they have three little boys), and have learned how to handle conflict in a healthy, calm manner. They nurture their marriage through …

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