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New Year’s Mormon Message Encourages Optimism about the Future

The Church has released a new Mormon Message New Year’s video called, “Look Not Behind Thee.” The video features comments from patrons in a diner that focus on the importance of leaving the past behind and looking ahead to a brighter future.


Mormon Messages was launched in August 2008 and is one of the official YouTube channels of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The message above is another video vignette that shares a compelling message through available technology. To date, Mormon Messages videos have received over 17 million views.

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