Topical Guide: Accursed


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by: Guy Templeton

Topical Guide:  Accursed

I’ve been going through the Topical Guide looking for unusual meanings.  (See my posts on Abominable and Abhor.)  I came across an interesting verse,...

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Big Week for SCOTUS (Weekend Poll)


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by: Mormon Heretic

Big Week for SCOTUS (Weekend Poll)

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) made two major rulings this week:  (1) re-affirmed the Affordable Care Act, and (2) made gay...

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A the Church Softens on LGBT Issues, a Surge in Political Popularity?


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by: Nate

A the Church Softens on LGBT Issues, a Surge in Political Popularity?

The church’s new, somewhat more tolerant approach to LGBT issues may not have been noticed by the general church membership, but some non-members have apparently...

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The Prophetic Voice and Personal Revelation


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by: Hedgehog

The Prophetic Voice and Personal Revelation

Following the completion of this year’s programme, the seminary students in our ward were asked to speak in sacrament meeting. My daughter just turned...

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Faith and Faithlessness


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by: Stephen Marsh

Faith and Faithlessness

I recently had the opportunity to baptize a friend back into the Church.  He had left about 25 years ago after encountering a good...

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Mean Girls Jesus


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by: hawkgrrrl

Mean Girls Jesus

Psychological projection is a theory in psychology in which humans defend themselves against unpleasant impulses by denying their existence in themselves, while attributing them...

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Parenting Taboos – Part 1


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by: Mormon Heretic

Parenting Taboos – Part 1

With Father’s Day here, maybe it’s a good idea to talk about parenting Taboos.  Parents Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman (I guess she didn’t...

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Good or Bad Dad?


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by: Guy Templeton

Good or Bad Dad?

Father’s Day is the time we get to think about our fathers.  Tell us about yours?  Was he the greatest Dad every, or a...

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Birthdays or Anniversaries (Weekend Poll)


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by: wheatmeister

Birthdays or Anniversaries (Weekend Poll)

My anniversary and my wife’s birthday are both in the month of July.  I’m usually the one who makes a bigger deal about our...

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