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Temple News & Updates – Week of May 22

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Whose Footsteps are We Following?

All around us, people are moving, doing things. Some move fast. Some people are more still. There are paths to follow and people who you may lead. Our paths often cross with the paths of others. Whose path do we parallel? Whose footsteps are we following? The best answer would be Jesus Christ. He is the perfect example. If we match our …

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Why Charity Isn’t a Checklist

I feel like charity can be over-complicated. It can be thought that if we need faith, there must be hope, and both require charity; or that hope without faith is nothing. Either way, faith, hope, and charity always seem to go hand in hand, as if one is not complete without the other. Moroni 10:21 says, “And except ye have charity ye can …

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Simple Ways LDS Couples Can Have a Happier Marriage

One of the great blessings of the gospel is that we often enjoy counsel and inspiration on how to choose the right and be better. For married couples and soon-to-be-married couples, listening to the counsel from Church leaders about marriage can greatly improve your relationships and unity within the home. President Spencer W. Kimball addressed Brigham Young University in 1976 in …

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10 Great Stories about Mothers from Church Leaders

Over the years our Church leaders have shared stories of their mothers. These women are diverse, faithful, and inspiring. Here are 10 great stories about the mothers of Church leaders to help us all celebrate Mother’s Day. President Thomas S. Monson | President Monson recalls influence of family on his life “I would occasionally drag my feet going to Sunday School. I liked …

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There is Only One Perfect Mother

There is Only One Perfect Mother

There is only one perfect mother. And it’s not you. You gave birth and you cried and you breathed. That very cycle of stress and beauty and pain continues after child-birth. But through all of that, you are not the perfect mother. You change diapers and you wipe tears, but you are not perfect. She is. There is a Heavenly …

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5 Ways Motherhood is a Full-Time Job

5 Ways Motherhood is a Full-Time Job

The description of a mother today differs widely from how a mother was described in the past, even twenty years ago. Many people believe that in today’s society, being a mother means you have laid aside your career and sacrificed any chance of truly being successful or fulfilled. How can a mother ever do anything except follow her child around, changing diapers, …

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What I Learned from Not Going on a Mission

After President Monson announced the missionary age changes in October 2012, suddenly the lives of everyone around me began to change as well. It seemed that all of my friends and even the strangers around me were filling out mission papers, opening mission calls, and flying out to the MTC. I, however, was not. I was surprised and excited when the age …

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5 Ways God Gave Us Paradise on Earth

The grandeur of God is there, if you just look. At least, that is how it has been for me. I have never struggled to see the beauty of the earth as God’s creation and doing. The twinkle of the stars and the whistle of the wind testify to me that there is a creator. I can see God through …

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