In a recent address, President Obama used a first-person singular pronoun – I, me, my, mine – 199 times in 40 minutes, or about once every 12 seconds. By comparison, Abraham Lincoln did not even once refer to himself in the Gettysburg Address.
Written by Gary C. Lawrence,
'Electric Blue' now retiring with mark that could stand for long time
Written by BYU Media Relations,
Counting the Ogden Temple just dedicated, the LDS Newsroom shows the pictures of 15 temples and where they currently are in their construction.
Written by The LDS Newsroom,
I often think of my childhood during the Great Depression when I visit Latter-day Saint congregations in the developing world where conditions are similar to those that I remember from all those years ago.
Written by Robert A. Rees, Ph.D.,
While some dads are deadbeats and some mothers truly do an amazing job raising kids on their own, the lasting effects of a great father cannot be underestimated.
Written by Jonathan Decker,
Most of us, as practicing members of the Church spend a lot of our lives in temple preparation. How do we do it?
Written by Darla Isackson,
"Help! My husband and I have lost our connection. It’s like having a roommate that I’m not even sure I like."
Written by Geoff Steurer, MS, LMFT,
Just a little heavy on the...
Written by Kevin Beckstrom,
Anticipation and excitement abounds in our house whenever we prepare for a genealogy field trip. Just wondering who and what we will find – and which new adventures await!
Written by Carol Kostakos Petranek,
In moments of extreme anxiety about the tasks that are required of you, it is important to stop and ask the question, 'who would you be without fear?'
Written by Anne Hinton Pratt,
Sometimes I think I may as well just put “Eat some chocolate” at the top of my daily to-do list and then I’d be sure to get at least one thing done that day!
Written by Janice Kapp Perry,
The real concern isn't about "covering up" the fact that these different accounts of the First Vision exist, but rather what we make of the fact—acknowledged for decades by believing LDS scholars—that there are discrepancies between the accounts.
Written by Michael R. Ash,
Do you ever wish you could turn off stress and stop worrying? Here’s one way to get a handle on it.
Written by Joni Hilton,
The Orchestra at Temple Square will celebrate its 15th anniversary with one of Tchaikovsky’s most beloved works featuring 19-year-old piano prodigy George Li under the direction of acclaimed conductor, Igor Gruppman.
Written by Meridian Magazine,
Jenny receives a wedding invitation from one of her closest friends and realizes she'll soon be the only single left in her circle of friends. She's getting closer to forty than she cares to admit and there are no prospects in sight.
Written by Jennie Hansen,
There remains but one essential step to regain the presence of the Lord: taking upon us fully the name of Jesus Christ. But how do we do it?
Written by Larry Barkdull,
You want to know how to stand up for the family? A Friday conference brings in nationally-prominent speakers to help give the answers.
Written by Cecily Markland,
If your recipe calls for vanilla, substitute caramel. Most cookie recipes are fabulous when you use caramel flavor instead of vanilla.
Written by Dennis Weaver,
Most students are bright and fun to teach, but each semester I get interesting letters, emails, and phone calls from a few students who may not fall into those categories.
Written by Daris Howard,
Sherman L. Fleek, Command Historian at the United States Military Academy at West Point will deliver a lecture on "World War 1: The Great War that Changed the World." The lecture will be given in BYU’s Harold B. Lee Library.
Written by BYU Media Relations,
Changing fields: Returned missionary college football players find new opportunities to share gospel