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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: LDS Temple Artist, Chad Hawkins, Part I

Chad Hawkins is an LDS artist and author known for his stunning sketches of temples around the world. His most recent book, Temples of the New Millennium, tells the unique stories of each of the Church’s 150 temples.  We recently sat down with Chad to get his unique perspective on temples, his journey to document them through art, and in …

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How to Provide Refuge for Those Around You

In Women’s Conference Saturday, Sister Linda K. Burton announced the new relief effort called, “I Was a Stranger,” in which women are invited to assist refugees. This was only reiterated in General Conference. The new program is said to focus “on serving refugees in our local neighborhoods and communities.” We are told to minister one by one. The Church partners with …

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5 Tips to Keep your Attention on General Conference

General Conference weekend can be both a pleasure and a challenge. We are accustomed to three hours of church, but Conference totals up to eight hours, not including the Priesthood and Women’s sessions. That many hours requires a lot attention and dedication. Prophets guide and apostles teach, but some of us still struggle to pay attention throughout. Here are five tips …

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How the Resurrection Creates Hope

How the Resurrection Creates Hope

Life is hard. As members of the Church, we sometimes find living our religion can seem to make life even harder. How can this be? There are certain morals and ethics embedded in us, but as God-fearing people we also have commandments and guidelines we’ve dedicated our lives to following. It can seem weighty and pressing. We are not perfect and when challenges …

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3 Simple and Easy Activities Centered Around Easter

Out of the many holidays we celebrate each year, Easter is one of the most important. It is a time to remember Christ and the glory of His Atonement. While it can be easy to focus on candy and Easter egg hunts, finding ways to turn your family towards Jesus Christ is easier than you think. Here are just a …

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Temple

Every year on February 14th, people are searching for love. They desire to be loved and admired. As a member of the LDS church, one of the best places to feel that love is within the temple, and there really is no better place to feel such love encompass you. When you spend time with light, you grow to love …

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