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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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The Truth about Mormonism and Women

By Steve P. In speculating what Mitt Romney would do now that the election was over, a university professor commented to one of my Mormon friends that “Well, whatever Mitt and Ann decide to do, it will be up to … Continue reading

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The Right to an Education

Going through my morning routine of getting a five-year-old ready for school and juggling my own preparations for work, I heard the words “Taliban” and “education” from the television as I passed through the kitchen but didn’t hear much more … Continue reading

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Equality

From the editors: We understand that there are many different opinions on whether women have enough visibility and authority in the LDS church. Please feel free to discuss your own views in the comment section below. This post is in … Continue reading

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