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The Dews from Heaven…

What can little drops of water teach us about how we are blessed? Facts about Dew What it is. Condensed water vapor on a cooled surface. How it is formed. When air cools below the dew point (the temperature at which relative humidity reaches 100 percent), water molecules in the air cluster to form dewdrops on cool…

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Greatest talk on Prayer, Personal Revelation & Finding Answers I’ve ever read…

Agency and Answers:  Recognizing Revelation BY ELDER RICHARD G. SCOTT Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles From an October 1989 general conference address. What sometimes seems an impenetrable barrier to communication is a giant step to be taken in trust. Across from me a woman sat sobbing. With tear-filled eyes, she told me, “I don’t…

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Why Religion Matters: The Salt of Society (4 of 5)

This essay on faith and community is the fourth in a five-part series about the value of religion “Religion is the great creator of communities.” — Rabbi Jonathan Sacks[1] In cultures throughout the ancient world, salt was a symbol of friendship, compassion and generosity. The people of Israel revered it as a sign of a covenant. Persians honored it…

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Why Religion Matters: The Twinned Life of Family and Faith (3 of 5)

This essay on faith and community is the third in a five-part series about the value of religion “Congregations erect a sacred canopy of meaning over the great chapters of family life: birth, childrearing, and marriage.” — W. Bradford Wilcox[1] For all its progress and possibilities, our modern world has difficulty seeing beyond itself. Every age has…