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6 Real Ways to Fan the Flame of Your Faith

6 Ways to Fan the Flame of Your Faith

“You just need to have more faith.”  “All it takes is a little faith.”  “Faith is the key!”  How many of us have had questions, concerns, frustrations, or doubts and every time we expressed those feelings to someone, we were told we simply needed to develop or work on our faith? How did it make you feel when that was …

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How to Kill a Demon

How to Kill a Demon

Every last one of us on earth has demon’s. Every last one of us has our favorite sins to commit. Every last one of us has experienced negative emotions that rob the mind of its clarity. When I talk of demons I am talking about sins, I am talking about emotions that paralyze the soul. When I talk of demons …

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Meet the New Abolitionists: Rescuing Children from Sex Slavery

Rescuing Children from Sex Slavery: One Mormon's Inspired Mission

Originally reported by Jamie Armstrong at LDSLiving.com. Below is an excerpt. You can find the full story here.   EDITOR’S NOTE: This article addresses the atrocity of child sex slavery—one of the fastest growing and most lucrative criminal industries in the world today. While we have made every effort to avoid graphic language, this article might be disturbing for some …

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Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge Talks NBA, Family, and Church

It was April 16, 2009. Ainge, the 50-year-old general manager of the Boston Celtics, had not been taking care of himself. His responsibilities were exhausting him. If he had been alone, without the help of someone who loved him, would he be alive? “So I guess I was glad that my wife was there, and she had the foresight to …

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The Unbelievable Love Story of an Atheist and a Mormon.org Volunteer

The Unbelievable Love Story of an Atheist and a Mormon.org Volunteer

When Gary Vahey went onto Mormon.org to have a little fun with the Mormon missionaries, he never expected to meet his wife or discover truths that would change his eternal perspective. Growing up as an atheist in Southwest London, Gary Vahey had only vaguely heard references to “the Mormons,” but as of a little over two years ago, he couldn’t …

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Elizabeth Smart Shares How Faith Brought Her Through Captivity

Elizabeth Smart in Faith Counts

Faith Counts, a multi-faith initiative of which the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a member, released a new video today featuring Elizabeth Smart, kidnapping survivor and LDS member. In the video she discusses how faith helped her through her her captivity and the many years after her rescue, as seen in the video’s transcript  below: “I have …

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Quick Fixes vs. Long-Term Change: A Weight Loss Journey

We live in a society that is built on a foundation of “instant gratification,” a foundation that is gaining greater influence by the minute. Here are a few examples to get your mind going… Miracle drugs that do all the work, and allow us to eat whatever we want whenever we want Food that is served in seconds Doctors who …

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The Search for Dale’s Plane: Tragedy Remembered One Year Later

The Search for Dale's Plane

On December 1, 2013, software executive and pilot Dale Smith took off with his son, Daniel, Daniel’s wife Sheree, his daughter, Amber, and her fiance, Jonathan. He was flying the group home from Thanksgiving celebrations when disaster struck. After reporting engine troubles, he was directed to land at a remote Idaho airstrip. The plane never arrived. The official search for …

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Have Yourself A Charlie Brown Christmas

It really was an ugly little tree. Its faded green branches shed pine needles like flaky skin, and it had absolutely no trunk to speak of. My roommates had gotten it from the lot right across from our apartment complex. I hadn’t even known that a tree lot existed there. The tree was placed in a white mixing bowl with …

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