Category Archives: News

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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Mormon Politics

The upcoming presidential election seems likely to be a close one.  Many have questions about whether or not members of the LDS church are obligated or asked to vote for Governor Mitt Romney. The answer is no. There has been … Continue reading

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Remember the Third Act

What I get out of this is that God doesn’t ?want? these bad people hurting his beloved children, but He respects his own laws–including the gift of agency. However, God is also just and by the end of the third act these people will have paid the reckoning for their actions (unless they’ve accessed the Atonement, in which case the Savior will have paid it for them). Continue reading

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Policy for Strong Families

Although there may be some other important details, it seems to me that the coming presidential election is going to be decided primarily by the issue of gay marriage.  From what I’ve been able to scrape from the news, although … Continue reading

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Apostolic Visitation

Would any of my fellow students care to come? Would this high-profile speaker been addressing an empty room? Or, would the room be full but only of members of the church who somehow found out about the event (despite our attempts at secrecy) and filled up the room before any non-LDS people could get in? Continue reading

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Proxy Baptisms

Jewish Holocaust survivor Eli Wiesel recently called for Mitt Romney to tell the Mormon Church to stop proxy baptisms of Jews. Members of his own family were listed in the Church’s genealogical database. Family members of journalist Daniel Pearl have … Continue reading

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White horses and other mysticism.

This is not going to be a long post, I hope.  I am still recovering from the shock that Tim Tebow did not win his playoff game against the Patriots.  Bad things do happen to good people, even if the … Continue reading

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Mormon Chic?

Do these types of articles help make us seem more like everybody else since they show how individual Mormons participate in many different areas of society? Or, conversely, do these articles make us seem more “other” since they make a big deal out of the fact that these people are Mormon,? Continue reading

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Defining a Mormon

In SC, Mitt Romney was asked Friday at a rally, “Do you believe in the divine saving grace of Jesus Christ?” Romney replied, “Yes I do.” Mitt Romney’s campaign has been one of the driving forces behind the Mormon Moment. … Continue reading

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The Golden Bull

Periodically asking myself where I set my heart and where I place my trust help keep me in check since often of the time I don’t like my honest answers to those questions. Continue reading

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