Category Archives: Family

Think of the Children – A Perspective on Same-Sex Marriage

Before I begin, I want to remind all that the purpose of this blog is to expose people to the various perspectives held by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). My view is not the … Continue reading

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Easter is a Big Deal

For members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Easter is a big deal. After all, Christ’s atonement, death, and resurrection are central to the Church’s teachings. It is because of Christ that everyone will be resurrected, … Continue reading

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An Eternal Perspective of Special Needs

I was really excited to come across this resource the other day on the website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, geared towards knowing how to include and reach out to those with special needs. Six months … Continue reading

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Helping Children Develop Faith in God

A year ago I attended a workshop on religious diversity. There were many different people there, such as Buddhists, Christians, Muslims, Atheists, and even people who didn’t know what they believed or what to believe. At the beginning we were … Continue reading

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Art Perspective: Michael Soelberg

These two paintings are a tribute to womanhood and motherhood. I have great respect and reverence for my wife. She is a light in the life of my children, but especially in my own life. In the first painting on … Continue reading

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Why should I adopt my baby to someone else?

Watching the little boy I gave birth to go home with another family was certainly not easy. Many times I have been asked why I decided to give the baby to someone else. There isn’t one set reason I can give them. … Continue reading

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Why do Mormons Get Married in a Temple?

This is a valid question and one that many might be curious about. After all, why would someone want to get married in a temple that would limit the amount of guests that could participate in the ceremony, and not … Continue reading

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Home Away From Home

At nineteen years old, I was itching for adventure. (Weren’t we all?) I signed up for a summer program in London, and then—armed with a change of clothes, a stash of peanut butter bars, and plenty of pluck—I backpacked from … Continue reading

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What can the Mormon community do to make it better for homosexuals?

The idea for this post has been on my mind ever since Mostly a Martha’s post about the BYU Understanding Same-Gender Attraction group’s video. It has taken me some time to write as I am sure to either offend someone … Continue reading

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Overcoming Conflict by Becoming One the Lord’s Way

What a wonderful world we live in. We have been given all the resources we need to thrive. With the Lord’s help, as well as the help of each each other, we have what we need to enjoy a happy … Continue reading

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