In an article of the August 2015 Ensign, President Russell M. Nelson declares, “Disciples of the Lord are defenders of traditional marriage. We cannot yield. History is not our judge. A secular society is not our judge. God is our judge!” “Traditional marriage”. Interesting term. This week, the term “traditional marriage” had an interesting wrinkle in the […]
Profile: Lifetime member with four generations before me in the church; Live in the eastern US all my life; I have journeyed through most of the major faiths in my participation in interfaith councils, and I literally journey through the world for my work.
Posts by Wayfarer:
Something kept rattling through my head this week, as I considered the statements by the Church simultaneously in support of LBGTQ anti-discrimination legislation, while insisting on a religious exemption. At first, I thought, here is real progress. But then, with the Trib Talk session, I learned that the church doesn’t apologize, nor does the word […]
Today’s guest post is by Wayfarer. Joseph Smith approached both Helen Mar Kimball (14 years old) and Nancy Rigdon (19) to join him as his celestial wife, using in both cases the promise of exaltation if complied with, and something quite onerous if not. Neither woman/girl wanted to accept the ‘principle.’ Helen Mar received a […]