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Remembering the Man Who Carved the Nauvoo Temple Oxen

Remembering the Man Who Carved the Nauvoo Temple Oxen

When my mom passed away on July 21, 2011, the Church magazine “The Friend” happened to be running a story about John Carling, 1800 – 1855, who Brigham Young had asked to carve the pattern for the 12 oxen that held up the font in the Nauvoo Temple. At Mom’s burial in the Fillmore cemetery, one of her granddaughters had …

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Why Peter Had to Leave His Boat

Why Peter Had to Leave His Boat

Whether you are religious or not, there’s no denying that there are countless life learning lessons that we can find in the Bible. Lessons that can be applied to our lives and spirituality. However, if we look a little deeper and search, we can find deep, enriching lessons applicable to us right now in our current situation. I served a …

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Is This The Real Lesson Behind the Women’s March?

An LDS Daily reader, Megan, originally wrote this on her personal blog. As a family we’ve been reading the Chronicles of Narnia. This week we came across a theme we’ve come across before. It’s a message with a lesson we could all use. At different points in different books of the series, we find Aslan (the Great Lion, who represents …

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I’m a Pro-Life Mormon Woman…This Is #WhyIMarch

I'm a Pro-Life Mormon Woman...This Is #WhyIMarch

This post was originally published on the personal blog of Tiana Chambers. As we were walking out of the metro to join the rally before this weekend’s Women’s March on Washington, I commented to my friends wondering how many people would be protesting the March. One of my friends was baffled as she asked, “Wait, do you really think people …

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New Video Series Features Mormons Affected by Suicide

New Video Series Features Mormons Affected by Suicide

Touched By Suicide is a series of interviews by LDSDaily.com featuring members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have been affected by suicide.   Through the series, you’ll meet Kaitlyn, Kevin, Shane, Heidi, and Jason. They all come from different walks of life. Kaitlyn is a domestic abuse survivor. Jason is an award-winning pianist. Shane has …

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25 Things To Say & NOT to Say To A Loved One Leaving the Church

25 Things To Say & NOT to Say To A Loved One Leaving the Church

Dr. Julie de Azevedo-Hanks, a popular blogger, author, and online mental health influencer, recently wrote a blog post for By Common Consent discussing personal agency and how to react when a loved one tells you they are leaving the Church. Rather than being a missionary opportunity, such times are actually moments to display respect and kindness. We’ve put the first …

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3 Things You May Not Have Known About the Restoration

3 Things You May Not Have Known About the Restoration

The Restoration was ushered in by the First Vision in the Spring of 1820. But God started preparing the world long before 1820 for the Gospel to be restored. Here are three things you may not have known about the Restoration. 1st. The Founder Of The First Baptist Church In America Prepared The Way For The Restoration Roger Williams did …

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The Five Wounds of Christ, The Pentagram, and Temple Symbolism

The Five Wounds of Christ, The Pentagram, and Temple Symbolism

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are a temple-going people. With over 155 temples in operation around the world, millions of faithful saints gather in the House of the Lord to receive revelation and open the eyes of our understanding as we seek a personal and powerful relationship with Jesus Christ. Our temple experience is rooted …

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5 Times Jesus Christ Demonstrated Support for Religious Freedom

5 Times Jesus Christ Demonstrated Support for Religious Freedom

According to ChurchofJesusChrist.org, “Religious freedom is more than just the freedom to believe what you want. It’s also the freedom to talk about and act on your core beliefs without interference from government or others, except when necessary to protect health and safety. It also allows people with similar beliefs to form religious organizations that govern their own affairs.” Members …

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