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Mormon Mentions: Lindsey Stirling performs in Chile, Book of Mormon translated into 111 languages

Lindsey Stirling performing in Chile.
Lindsey Stirling performing in Chile.
Lindsey Stirling/Twitter screenshot

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints remembered their loved ones in social media posts this week. Lindsey Stirling felt close to her father while performing in Chile, where he served an LDS mission. Al Fox Carraway celebrated her four-year anniversary with her husband, and Donny Osmond posted about his family while in the midst of his busy 2017 tour. Additionally, general auxiliary leaders of the LDS Church shared their thoughts on family and on defining spiritual moments in their lives.

Lindsey Stirling had an unforgettable night performing in Chile, where her dad, Stephen Stirling, served an LDS mission. Stirling’s father passed away from cancer in January 2017.

Donny Osmond and his wife, Debbie Osmond, enjoying each other’s company while on tour:

Osmond also shared a Twitter post in honor of his grandson, Ryder.

Susan Ward made good use emojis during her BYU Idaho devotional:

Elizabeth Smart posted the latest updates on her baby:

This little man is so sweet! Had his 4 month check up and got his vaccines and is still smiling #babyboy #stopgrowing #pureperfection

Posted by Elizabeth Smart on Friday, August 18, 2017

Al Fox Carraway celebrated four years of marriage with her husband, Ben, this week.

Missed the eclipse? Check out the BYU-Idaho Facebook page for some epic pictures.

New songs from David Archuleta’s extended play are now available on iTunes and Spotify.

The Book of Mormon has now been translated into 111 languages.

https://twitter.com/MormonNewsroom/status/900883715655475200President Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s Facebook account shared a couple photos for Throwback Thursday. In the post, President Uchtdorf reflected on the peace he found in the temple while he trained to be a fighter pilot.

https://www.facebook.com/lds.dieter.f.uchtdorf/posts/580023442168337President Russell M. Nelson’s Facebook account stated that marriage is ordained of God.

https://www.facebook.com/lds.russell.m.nelson/posts/1475377145863050Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, first counselor in the Primary general presidency, recently celebrated her grandson's baby blessing.

A few weeks ago, my dear grandson was blessed. I am so thankful for the blessing that he is to his parents and to our...

Posted by Bonnie H. Cordon on Thursday, August 24, 2017

Elder M. Russell Ballard's Facebook account shared his thoughts about the atonement of Jesus Christ.

I challenge you to keep Gethsemane in your mind. Go there in your mind from time to time. See the old gnarled olive...

Posted by M. Russell Ballard on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Elder Dallin H. Oaks's Twitter account encouraged others to learn and to engage in current events:

Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, watched the solar eclipse on Monday and reflected on her relationship with the Savior.

Out on Temple Square plaza with thousands of friends avidly watching the eclipse of the sun. I couldn’t help but think...

Posted by Sharon Eubank on Monday, August 21, 2017

Elder Robert D. Hales’ Facebook account posted a video based on his April 2017 conference address about how to become a better disciple of Jesus Christ.

The Facebook account of Carol F. McConkie, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, expressed her best wishes to President Thomas S. Monson on his 90th birthday.

https://www.facebook.com/CarolFMcConkie/posts/1458755477546163