LDS Living Magazine: January/February 2014 (Paperback)
by LDS Living
Mormons & Hollywood: 25 Fun Facts
The history of Mormons and Hollywood is more exciting and far-reaching than most people realize. Check out these 25 ways Church members have left their mark in television and on the silver screen.
—BY JAMIE LAWSON AND JANNALEE ROSNER
Missionary Prep 2.0: Preparing for a Couples Mission
—BY SUNNY MORTON
Finding the Eternal You
Believing in yourself is easier said than done. But when we try to see ourselves as God sees us, we can gain newfound confidence that will propel us forward to accomplish the work God has given us.
—BY MICHELLE WILSON
Questions are the basis of healthy faith. They can build faith and lead to enlightenment, but they can also lead to spiritual decline. Here are six typical challenges to our spiritual immune system that can twist faithful questions and, if left unchecked, can lead to frustration, misdirection, and spiritual struggle.
—BY FIONA GIVENS
Love, Marriage, and Miracles
When mother of three Jenny Lynn suffered a massive brain stem stroke, doctors encouraged her husband, Mark, to remove her from life support. But for the Lynns, eternal marriage means more than temporal comfort—it means hope, love, and sacrifice.
&mash;BY KATHY AIKEN
The Church in Japan
At half the size of Texas, Japan may be small, but its gospel legacy packs a powerful, poetic punch. With divine dedication, its 126,000 Latter-day Saints are working to break cultural barriers. After all, this is where President Kimball called a temple dedication "the most significant and important event in the history of Asia," an area that encompasses 4.2 billion people. Nothing small about that.
—BY BRIANA STEWART
A Romantic Dinner for Two
If you're hoping to woo your significant other this Valentine's Day, look no further than this romantic dinner menu for two from the authors of Our Best Bites. Your special someone is sure to fall even more in love with you because, after all, the way to the heart is through the stomach.
—BY SARA WELLS AND KATE JONES
Just Asking: Greg Olsen
Greg Olsen's stunning artwork can be found in LDS temples, churches, and homes around the world. As we talked with the prolific artist, he revealed some of the trickier parts of painting the divine and gave us a glimpse oat his sense of humor.
—BY LDS LIVING STAFF
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