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Davis And Vonleh Form A Formidable Duo On The Boards

<i>With preseason now over and the regular season not set to start until Oct. 28, it seems like a good time to go back and review a few training camp</i> …

Basketball

The Refiner's Fire

The refiner’s fire is not a comfortable place to be. It involves intense heat and repeated hammering. But it is in the refiner’s fire we are purified …

Mormon Tabernacle Choir announces 6 guests for annual Christmas concert

After being joined by the "Sesame Street" Muppets last year, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir announced Thursday morning that six special guests will join …

Tom Brady Says He Wants to Play in the NFL for Another 10 Years

The AFC East may have to deal with Tom Brady for many years to come.<p>"I want to play for a long time, maybe 10 more (years)," the New England Patriots starting quarterback revealed on a conference call with New York reporters Wednesday, per Jeff Howe of the <i>Boston Herald</i>.<p>Reporters pressed him on …

NFL

Getting Through the Family Holiday Dinner When You Have Bipolar Disorder

Going home to visit my family during the holidays used to be a joy when I was a child. Bipolar disorder changed this for many years. I saw family …

Mental Health

We Are Beautiful People

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out …

ARTICLES Roseburg Then

I wrote an essay about Roseburg Oregon<p>Roseburg then and now<p>I grew up in the small city of Roseburg. Officially, I moved to Roseburg to its rolling …

Addiction Can Happen to Anyone | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Personal Stories<p>Addiction Can Happen to Anyone<p>After completing four years at the University of Northern Colorado for my Bachelor of Science, one year …

10 Super-Successful Lesbian, Bisexual & Queer Celebrities With Depression

<i>feature image via The Pop Hub</i><p>Our gal pal true love Kristen Stewart’s recent comments to <i>The Daily Beast</i> about the validity of mental health diagnoses …

Mental Health

Mom Uses Selfie To Help Break Down Mental Health Stigma

When mom Erin Jones posted a selfie with her prescriptions for antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication on Facebook, she inspired a social media movement to help break down the taboo surrounding mental illness.<p>On Sept. 2, Jones -- who blogs about being on the Autism spectrum and raising kids …

Mental Health

A Summer with Great-Aunt Rose - By President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

My beloved sisters and dear friends, I am delighted to be with you today, and I am grateful to be in the presence of our dear prophet, President …

The Story Behind When a 16th Apostle Was Called

With three vacancies in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, there's a possibility three new apostles might be called at this upcoming general …

President Nelson reflects on being an Apostle of the Lord, discusses possible announcement of 3 new apostles

“Every day is historic in this Church.”<p>So declared President Russell M. Nelson when a visitor to his office commented about the history-making event …

President Nelson Discusses Possible Announcement of Apostles

“Every day is historic in this Church.”<p>So declared President Russell M. Nelson when a visitor to his office commented about the history-making event …

6 of the Funniest Moments in General Conference

With so many church leaders with a wonderful sense of humor all their own, there are always many funny or light-hearted moments shared each general …

Elder Richard G. Scott: A beloved leader in Latin America

Several years ago, Jose Pacheco was working in the men’s section of a Salt Lake City-area department store when a customer approached him.<p>Brother …

​​The Shocking Way George Albert Smith Learned He Was Called to Be an Apostle

Most stories of how apostles are called are pretty standard: the Prophet meets with the individual, extends the call, and puts it to a sustaining …

21 LDS Church leaders describe how they were called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

21 Church Leaders Tell the Story Behind How They Were Called As an Apostle

<i>MR says: From Harold B. Lee to Gordon B. Hinckley and Jeffrey R. Holland, all men who serve in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have an incredible</i> …

Sheri Dew speaks with 'Believers in Hollywood'

A special program scheduled to be broadcast during LDS general conference weekend will give viewers a look at Christian faith inside the …

This Epic Chart Shows 40 Years of LDS Apostles and Prophets

Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a social …

Photos of Apostles in Places You Don't Usually See Them

<b>President Uchtdorf Throwing the First Pitch at a Dodgers Game</b><p><b>A Much Younger Elder Perry with His Family</b><p><b>President Monson Fishing</b>

Patience With Mental Illness

<i>Seth Adam Smith is a blogger who has struggled with depression for most of his life. Here, he shares with us what he has learned about patience</i> …

12 Unexpected and Unforgettable Stories Told in General Conference

Our Savior taught many of His most profound lessons through stories—stories that seemed simple at first, but contained layers and facets of meaning …

Woman said she felt protected in ordeal that ended when officer shot attacker

SALT LAKE CITY — As Breann Lasley watched her younger sister run out of their house to get help, she thought it was for the last time.<p>"I just saw her …

Mom in wheelchair can take baby for walks with specially designed stroller

Since being shot by another child when she was 5 years old, Sharina Jones has been a paraplegic, using a wheelchair to go about her daily activities. The now-35-year-old has made helping other wheelchair users a life mission — delivering wheelchairs to children in Third World countries through her …

Motherhood

Dad surprises stepdad at daughter's wedding — with both walking bride down aisle

One father's surprise gesture at his daughter's wedding is touching hearts worldwide, but has especially resonated with families affected by divorce.<p>Todd Bachman started to walk his daughter down the aisle last weekend when he stopped the procession and walked over to the bride’s stepfather, Todd …

Weddings