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Would you like to contribute to Mormon Light? You can submit a doctrinal post, personal story, poem, or photo. See below for more details.

Submission Guidelines

All Submissions
  1. All submissions must be related to the gospel and comply with Church doctrine. If you are not LDS, you may still submit using a principle found in both your religion and ours, such as service.
  2. Send your submission to fec527@hotmail.com with "Mormon Light submission" as the subject of the email. In the body of the email, include your name and anything you would like to say about your submission.
  3. Please allow a few days for a reply. Rejection replies will include an explanation. Acceptance replies will include any editorial changes you must make to your submission before publishing.
Post
  1. Choose any gospel principle. Avoid deep doctrine and controversial issues; the focus of this blog is the basics of the gospel.
  2. Cite all sources you use: scriptures, talks, etc. Include any Internet links.
  3. Maximum word length is 500 words.
  4. Save the submission as a Word document with the title as the file's name. Make sure your name is in the document. Attach the document to the email.
Personal Story
  1. Write about an experience you had in relation to a gospel principle, such as something you would read in the Ensign.
  2. Cite all sources you use: scriptures, quotes, etc. Include any Internet links.
  3. Maximum word length is 500 words.
  4. Save the submission as a Word document with the title as the file's name. Make sure your name is in the document. Attach the document to the email.
Poem
  1. Your poem may be about a scripture verse or story, be a personal reflection or experience, or teach a gospel principle. Any poetic format is acceptable. Hymns (without music, of course) are also acceptable.
  2. Maximum length is one page (single-spaced) for poems and three verses for hymns.
  3. Save the submission as a Word document with the title as the file's name. Make sure your name is in the document. Attach the document to the email.
Photo
  1. The photo may be of anything as long as you can easily tie it to the gospel. Anything inappropriate will automatically be deleted.
  2. In the body of your email, explain the photo with a simple description (ex: my family at General Conference 2010) or with a scripture or quote.
  3. Save the submission as a JPEG (.jpg) with the subject as the file's name. Attach the file to the email and include your name.

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