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“And Suffer Us Not…”

by Rich Brown @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.

A(11 Dec)

Mormon Theology Seminar in Italy: Application Deadline 12/22/17

by Adam Miller @ By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog

A(11 Dec)

The Whos of Whoville, Pecking Order, and Office Politics as Opposed to Political Office

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

The attending physician who supervises me is too ill to work, which is extremely rare around here.  What's wrong with him is no business of mine, and, beyond that,  it's best not to ask a whole lot of  personal questions around here,...(11 Dec)

Christmas Classics, Mormonized

by Ziff @ Zelophehad’s Daughters

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Ostracized by his family and friends because of his freakish red nose, Rudolph the reindeer runs away to the Island of Misfit Toys. While there, he learns about the Unwritten Order of Things and realizes that even...(11 Dec)

The Spirit of Zakat, Tithing, and Christmas

by Carolyn @ By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog

A(11 Dec)

Nancy Rigdons Accusation

by Bill McKeever @ Mormon Coffee

Nancy Rigdons Accusation (11 Dec)

Prince on Priesthood, Revelation, WoW

by Rick B @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.

A(11 Dec)

Next To Murder

by Sam Young @ Tocubit Is Invisible's Cubit

A(11 Dec)

Active Against Autocracy (Part One)

by Equality @ Equality Time

Over the past year I have spent more time than I'd care to admit on social media trying to process the aftermath of the 2016 election with like-minded (and, almost as often, different-minded) friends, family, follows, and followers. Occasionally...(11 Dec)

Some Pretty Good Reasons For Skipping Tithing Settlement

by  @ Pure Mormonism

Previously: The Oaks & Ballard Old Time Vaudeville RevueWell, that joyful season is upon us once again, and the Church wants to make sure you don't miss out! I'm not referring to the season when we celebrate the birth of Christ. (Let's not...(10 Dec)

Mormon Lectionary Project: Peace

by Karen H. @ By Common Consent, a Mormon Blog

A(10 Dec)

Ward Council Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Jeff Lindsay @ Mormanity - A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons)

At a recent branch council meeting for the Shanghai Branch, one of three branches for foreign passport holders meeting in Shanghai, I was asked to conduct some brief training in my role as a counselor in the District Presidency. In this training, I...(10 Dec)

Mormon Starbucks

by Bishop Bill @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.

A(10 Dec)

Sunday in Outer Blogness: Books edition!

by chanson @ Main Street Plaza

Yay, Mormon Alumni Association Books is finally taking off! I just got the first proof copy of our first book in the mail: Now I need to do some work on updating the website — the current list of books there is a list of recommended titles...(10 Dec)

January Young Women Lesson: The Roles of the Holy Ghost

by Dani Addante @ The Exponent

What are the roles of the Holy Ghost? Start by showing the video “What does the Spirit feel like?” After the video, write “Roles of the Holy Ghost” on the board and ask the class to name some of the roles of the Spirit. Some of the roles are...(9 Dec)

Relief Society Lesson 24: The Atonement of Jesus Christ: Vast in Its Reach, Intimate in Its Effect

by Olea @ The Exponent

he I miss Relief Society (perhaps in 6 months I’ll know enough German for it to be worth attending), and I miss teaching, so this is the lesson I would give if I were teaching this lesson this week. Please take the parts that are useful to...(9 Dec)

On ‘Planet InfoWars,’ People Have Sex With Cars

by Dave @ Grumbles From An Old Grouch

More so than a lot of professions, to stay on top as a troglodyte pundit, you have to keep topping (bottoming?) yourself or you’re lost back in the crowd. (Glenn Beck, anyone?) Your donations dip. Your speaking fees on the rubber-chicken...(9 Dec)

Find Gospel Principles lesson plans at the Exponent website!

by April Young Bennett @ The Exponent

All of the lessons of the Gospel Principles manual are now available under “Lessons” on our main menu (the black menu bar) and at this link: Gospel Principles Lessons SaveSave (9 Dec)

Aly Raisman's Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything

by knotty @ The Overeducated Housewife

I'm sitting here in snowy Berlin.  Bill and his mom are out taking a walk and I'm enjoying some alone time.  I've gotten out of the habit of being around people, so it's good to have some time to myself. I know I should go out and enjoy...(9 Dec)

Toward a Less Micromanaging God

by Lynnette @ Zelophehad’s Daughters

I grew up with two related beliefs about making decisions. The first was that in most cases, there was a right decision, a choice that you were supposed to make. “There’s the right and the wrong to ev’ry question,” asserts the hymn. The...(9 Dec)

Senator Orrin Hatch is Disgusting

by rogerdhansen @ Tired Road Warrior

A(8 Dec)

Enjoying Home in San Miguel de Allende

by Brandon Pearce @ Pearce On Earth - Traveling Family. Entrepreneurship. Homeschool.

After traveling an incredible amount this summer, we have returned to our part-time home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Our entire family has been looking forward to slowing down this winter as we settle in for a six-month travel hiatus. While...(8 Dec)

Mouw Mormons And Orthodoxy – Part 10

by Bill McKeever @ Mormon Coffee

Mouw Mormons And Orthodoxy – Part 10 (8 Dec)

Blind bookings, blind blockings, and a letter from America's 14 year olds...

by knotty @ The Overeducated Housewife

I need to pack a bag because Bill, Parker (Bill's mom), and I are going to Berlin for the weekend.  I've been wanting to visit Berlin for a long time, but until now, circumstances just never lined up right.  We happened to score Berlin...(8 Dec)

Mark Taylor: 5000 Powerful Pedophile Satanists Will Face Tribunals That Will ‘Make Nuremberg Look Like A Cakewalk’

by Dave @ Grumbles From An Old Grouch

If Mark Taylor keeps this up, he’s bound to win the Ignominy Award [The “Iggy”] for “Wacko of the Week.” The “Iggy” For those of you who have had the good fortune of not knowing who the hell he is or what his claim...(7 Dec)

Petition Already Protecting Children

by Sam Young @ Tocubit Is Invisible's Cubit

A(7 Dec)

O Jerusalem

by Daniel O @ Millennial Star

Yesterday’s announcement that the United States will officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is controversial to say the least. Indeed, of all the contentious claims in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the status of Jerusalem...(7 Dec)

Mouw Mormons And Orthodoxy – Part 9

by Bill McKeever @ Mormon Coffee

Mouw Mormons And Orthodoxy – Part 9 (7 Dec)

LDS Perspectives – Catching Up!

by Millennial Star Editors @ Millennial Star

It’s been a few weeks since we blogged about LDS Perspectives podcasts, which have been great. Below are the episodes you may have missed if you haven’t subscribed directly to the LDS Perspectives feed. As always, feel free to comment...(7 Dec)

Tank Park Salute

by Aerin @ Service Unavailable

I wrote this some months ago.In the week since my former father in law passed away, I have found myself overwhelmed with sadness and grief.  I see older men with their wives, limping slightly and I have a flash of anger.  Anger that they...(6 Dec)

These dreams go on when I close my eyes. Every second of the [day] I live another life.

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

This is probably my next dream just waiting to happen.My schedule has been unconventional lately.  The attending physician -- a very compassionate man, by the way  -- who is supervising me doesn't want to put undue strain on my...(6 Dec)

Decking the dadgumm halls

by Heather B. Armstrong @ dooce® | I'm Heather B. Armstrong. This is my website.

Anyone who has listened to my podcast recently knows that since I moved into this house at the end of February I have been dreading the holiday season for a completely different reason than I normally dread it—yes, of course I dread it. Whose...(5 Dec)

The Nephite Pride Cycle and the Early Saints

by Daniel O @ Millennial Star

Two years ago, I wrote a post on this blog discussing devotional uses of the Book of Mormon by the early Saints. This week, I came across another inspiring example of the usage of the Book of Mormon by early … Continue reading → (5 Dec)

Verdun, France III

by Maya @ Maya Photography - A Day in the Life

New: matching underwear!(4 Dec)

Who Won The Race To Be ‘Wacko Of The Week?’

by Dave @ Grumbles From An Old Grouch

Well folks, it’s been another weird week in Wackistan. A couple variations of an oldie reared their moldy heads. Alex Jones exposed his inner “butch” and came up with his third different conspiracy on the same event. A troglodyte...(4 Dec)

Love Dan Peterson. Protect Our Children.

by Sam Young @ Tocubit Is Invisible's Cubit

A(3 Dec)

Verdun, France II

by Maya @ Maya Photography - A Day in the Life

Inner workings of the drawbridge.(3 Dec)

IN A MERE TWO YEARS, I WILL BE OFFICIALLY OLD ENOUGH TO HOLD A CONGRESSIONAL SEAT

by  @ The Many Banes of My Existence by Alexis

                      23 -- the baby version of an adultThat's right; I have reached the age of twenty-three, which in and of itself grants a person no privilege of which I'm aware, but does get...(3 Dec)

My coming out as myself

by /u/oopsmyeye @ Stories of individuals leaving the mormon church

Originally posted as a public note on my Facebook page in 2014* Many years have been spent writing and rewriting this letter to my family. In April it was delivered to each one of them along with a very personal preface. After having given them...(2 Dec)

Joseph Paul Vorst Exhibit at the LDS Church History Museum

by rogerdhansen @ Tired Road Warrior

A(2 Dec)

Fabulous Gift for Book of Mormon Fans: Watch Lehi in Arabia for Free

by Jeff Lindsay @ Mormanity - A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons)

Perhaps the single best book related to Book of Mormon evidence is Warren Aston's Lehi and Sariah in Arabia, available on Kindle. Related to it is the delightful DVD, Lehi in Arabia, where you can see the places Aston has explored and learn the...(1 Dec)

A Thanksgiving Gift: Our Maid Is Out of Jail, At Last

by Jeff Lindsay @ Mormanity - A Mormon Blog (But Not Just for Mormons)

Just a few days after Thanksgiving came a gift we have been praying for daily over the past six months: the release from jail of our friend and our part-time maid ("ayi" in Chinese), a kind mother from Anhui province whose plight I discussed in an...(1 Dec)

The Ignorance of Defensive Mormons

by Donna Banta @ Main Street Plaza

The last time I attended a Mormon sacrament meeting was around two years ago. The principle speaker was a stake high councilman. Boasting success in his professional life, he credited his accomplishments to his compassionate approach toward the...(1 Dec)

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markagblog @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.
MH and Rich: The Book of Moses actually concludes in the Inspired Version in Genesis chp 8 v.18. ...
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I have long viewed the Lord’s Prayer as a petition to bring this world into alignment with “that...
Rick B @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.
That’s very interesting Rich. I interviewed Jim Vun Cannon of the Remnant Church and he said ...
Rich Brown @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.
The Enoch story is included in Genesis, totally screwing up normal versification there (a pet peeve ...
markagblog @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.
Ever since my switch from RLDS to LDS, I have used nothing but the JST (Inspired Version) in my Ward...
Mormon Heretic @ Wheat and Tares | Blogging our ideas daily, in an effort to turn rocks into cathedrals. Build with us.
“It’s my understanding Joseph’s changes are included as footnotes in the official LDS prin...
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I find it interesting that they had to wait until Eliza Snow, Patty Sessions, Zina Huntington and ot...
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Prince on Priesthood, Revelation, WoW – Wheat & Tares @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
[…] Movement!  Prince also tells some stories about President McKay.  You may have heard his sto...
Deanna Scott @ The Exponent
I am finishing up a bachelor’s of science in a non-theological major. I was pleased to see tha...
Jason K. @ The Exponent
Thanks for this. I especially love your use of the lectionary. And that long quote from Chieko Okaza...
Sarah S. @ The Exponent
Thank you for this wonderful lesson! I loved the quote by Sister Okazaki about how Christ experience...
ellem63 @ The Sunday Pews
Ooo, I recognise them and I’m not even a LDS. I think we’re all guilty of making these ...
Patricia Johnson @ The Exponent
Your final point (I’m passing over the rest, I have mixed feelings of sympathy and a bridge to...
Andrew @ The Exponent
It would certainly be interesting to know what they thought was worth considering, and maybe incorpo...
Parker @ Tired Road Warrior
I have wondered how Senator Hatch and I can share the same church and graduate from the same univers...
Jill @ The Exponent
Great work, April! One thought on the veil issue. My mom asked me when I expressed doubt about cov...
pkadams @ Progressive Ex-Mormon | Embracing life without a prophet, or god.
Thanks for sharing just how completely UNrelated Mormonism is to the real Jesus Christ, God, salvati...
April Young Bennett @ The Exponent
Thanks Ardis! That does help narrow it down!
Donna Banta @ Main Street Plaza
Indeed we do, Kevin. Thanks so much for reading!
Kevin Rex @ Main Street Plaza
Thank you for some sanity and balance. God knows we need it.
grindael @ Mormonite Musings | History, Doctrine & Art by grindæl
Are you suggesting that I’m persecuting Mormons? And who is “we”? Do you speak for...
Donna Banta @ Main Street Plaza
I confess I’ve never followed the Utah legislature, but I am not at all surprised by Jeff̵...
BYU Education Week Recap 2012 | Mormon Heretic @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
[…] 1832 account of the First Vision was written in Joseph Smith’s own hand (note that S...
BYU Education Week Recap 2012 | Mormon Heretic @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
[…] later, and lived from 263-339 AD.  He was an ardent Arian, (I’ve written previously...
BYU Education Week Recap 2012 | Mormon Heretic @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
[…] historians.  Nobody comes to historical writing with a blank slate, everyone has an idea....
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[…] about Jackson County—the much more interesting period of Mormon history.  (I had h...
chanson @ Main Street Plaza
@Jeff Laver — I totally relate. I’m feeling a little depressed about the same subject ri...
Jeff Laver @ Main Street Plaza
With all of this talk about Mormon “goodness” few mention that Sen. Flake and many other...
dadsprimalscream @ Dad's Primal Scream
Any news? How did it go?
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Mormon artist Joseph Paul Vorst depicted the working poor in his emotionally moving images of Great ...
Dan Bollard @ The Sunday Pews
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Misplaced Concern Over Playground Safety | Tired Road Warrior @ Tired Road Warrior
[…] ← Homage to Allegedly “Dangerous” Playgrounds […]
The Truth about Mormon Polygamy . . . Is that it’s SECRET | TRUTH ACCESSES THE HEAVENS @ Exploring Mormonism | Delving into the interesting bits about any religion to stem from Joseph Smith Jr.
[…] them, and pushing them to the fringes of society where they held prominence in the Church ...
Alpha Male @ Exploring Mormonism | Delving into the interesting bits about any religion to stem from Joseph Smith Jr.
Wow . Very interesting this journal with a lot of best stories i ever read ! Many thanks !
chanson @ Main Street Plaza
Here in Switzerland I generally take my kids to a friend’s neighborhood for trick-or-treating....
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Megan @ The Sunday Pews
Maybe Cornish hens next year instead. LikeLike
kevc @ The Sunday Pews
I see by your concluding comment that you are afraid of them just like the rest of us. LikeLike
kevc @ The Sunday Pews
A member of the RS Presidency normally teach on Fast Sunday. Your investgative reporter need to as...
Patricia Karamesines @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture
Wow, Tyler. First, thank you for your kind words of acknowledgement. I have been in need of encourag...
JKirk @ Exploring Mormonism | Delving into the interesting bits about any religion to stem from Joseph Smith Jr.
You are incorrect, there are many ‘paid’ position in the church.
JKirk @ Exploring Mormonism | Delving into the interesting bits about any religion to stem from Joseph Smith Jr.
As one who grew up as mormon, it is “my testament” that every point stated here is dead ...
Leeanna Lynx @ Tired Road Warrior
The motto is “save them all,” so they are being wasteful if that is their goal.
Leeanna Lynx @ Tired Road Warrior
Good points.
Leeanna Lynx @ Tired Road Warrior
It doesn’t work for me, either. Fighting g pit bulls are constantly being recycled and spit ...
Leeanna Lynx @ Tired Road Warrior
It doesn’t work for.me, either. Fighting g pit bulls are constantly being g recycled and spit...
thmazing @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture
. Wow. This feels so long ago.
rogerdhansen @ Tired Road Warrior
Can you email me photographs of your Untermann paintings? My email address is in “Contat.”
KaiZe @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
I think that Henry Ford is a capitalist
Rick @ Tired Road Warrior
Hi my name is rick, I’m a descendant of mr Untermann, to make along story short I have some painti...
Debra @ Mormonite Musings | History, Doctrine & Art by grindæl
Hi, I am seriously dying to know where you found that photograph of Hyrum Smith? With his drawn on e...
Nicole @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
“Humble” does not equate to blindly obedient.
Nicole @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
Hugs to you, Fay.
Nicole @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
Ask the LGBTQIA+ kids in utah (highest suicidendemographic) if they think the Church doesn’t harm ...
Bananafana @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
Yes! The ultimate fast pass!
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Me too.
Irreantum, Issue #1, March 1999. Magazine of the Association for Mormon Letters | Dawning of a Brighter Day @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture
[…] talked about his time as editor of Irreantum in this A Motley Vision interview, done i...
Tom M @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
The little boy who lives on the other side of us (opposite side as the downs syndrome young woman on...
Tom M @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
Hmmm, that must mean that includes those handicapped by being made gay by our creator?? Do we consi...
Heather @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
You cant ask forgiveness after a murder. Both ideas are BS. Christ’s atonement took care of ...
David Walker @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
See my response above to Lisa. LikeLike
David Walker @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
Thanks for your response, Lisa. In that case, are you willing to put up with the kinds of consequen...
Fay @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
Please don’t make the mistake of assuming that people leave Mormonism because it’s too m...
Fay @ Molly Muses . . . | Just another apostate who is sinning, full of pride, and needlessly offended
When Mormonism stops fighting to restrict the rights of others outside of their own beliefs, I will ...
Eric Facer @ Worlds Without End
Nice post, Brian. And on the “strength” of the Interpreter review of “Apologetics,...
Happy Hubby @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
David, Oaks sounds to me like the leaders of the church talking about blacks a few decades ago. I...
Polygamy, Gay Marriage, & Exclusion Policy – Wheat & Tares @ Mormon Heretic | Stuff they don't talk about in Sunday School
[…] family of this group.  Kody’s daughter Madison, despite wanting to join the LDS Chu...
John Gooch @ darwinian remiix | Curious but doubtful about the paranormal. A Collection of Science, Skepticism, Pop Culture and Funny.
Evolution, is actually a word indicating change of a period of time. Breeding is a well known proce...
Agellius @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Andrew: I don’t consider secular doubts about the Resurrection to be the result of scholarsh...
Agellius @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Andrew: My understanding is that there is only one disputed Pauline epistle, namely Hebrews, and i...
Andrew S. @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Agellius, With respect to your comment to Mary Ann, doesn’t the Catholic Church believe the f...
Agellius @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Mary Ann: I agree with all that, but the Catholic Church was insisting on the factuality of its bel...
Andrew S. @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
I guess the first question would be whether authors of pseudopigrapha (e.g., disputed Pauline epistl...
Mary Ann @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Mormonism is influenced heavily by the enlightenment, which puts weight on science. In this system, ...
Agellius @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
Fair enough but if all the things that Smith claimed were factual in fact were not, doesn’t th...
lisatorcassodowning @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
There is no misunderstanding. Happy November 5th. LikeLike
Trevor @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
Amen. LikeLike
Krista @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
Amen, sister! It’s such a difficult situation to be in, when we *don’t* expect perfectio...
Andrew S. @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
The argument from Loyd is that the text will (or will not) resonate with readers regardless of histo...
Agellius @ Irresistible (Dis)Grace | Of those who leave the Mormon church, but can't leave it alone
It may be a self-inflicted wound, but would admitting that your religion was founded on fictional ev...
Anxiety, Depression, and Mental Illness in Fine Art | Tired Road Warrior @ Tired Road Warrior
[…] Goya in his latter years, descended into madness.  His “Black Paintings” that...
David Walker @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
Lisa – an interesting article. Thank you. Yet it reflects a misunderstanding of the prophetic ...
Brian Whitney @ Worlds Without End
Thanks, Gary! 🙂
Wally @ Worlds Without End
My advice to apologists and critics alike is to stop publishing sloppy, one-sided research. I see to...
Gary Bergera @ Worlds Without End
Nice, insightful write-up, Brian. And I’m pretty sure the folks at Signature still admire the ...
Noel @ Worlds Without End
It seems often that when one challenges the truth of Mormon claims one might be considered a critic,...
Wynn Sparks @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
It has been a while since I have read your blog but this was very insightful and spot on as the Brit...
Morris Thurston @ Life Outside The Book of Mormon Belt | with Lisa Torcasso Downing (L.T. Downing)
Thanks, Lisa. It seems that Elder Oaks is intent on making “obedience” the first princip...
Clinton King @ Worlds Without End
So it seems like you more or less agree with Dan. Great discussion, keep it up!
Scott @ Worlds Without End
I thought nephi was sent back to get labans papers as they were called by Joseph Smith Sr Interview ...
Stephen Orlandi @ The Sunday Pews
Leading music is bad scary for me. So is,”oh, by the way Sister so and so isn’t here tod...
APH @ The Sunday Pews
The big exodus to Missouri happening, and you sleep through it. LikeLiked by 1 person
Derald Terry @ The Sunday Pews
Nursery leader is the best calling in the church. Snacks, naps and you get to pick the music ( or th...
The Sunday Pews @ The Sunday Pews
*spells name in cursive in the air* LikeLike
Donald Christensen @ The Sunday Pews
When the Ward Choir Director suddenly gets overly friendly. LikeLiked by 1 person
knotty @ Main Street Plaza
It’ll be interesting to see if we get any trick or treaters. The last time we were in Germany...
Theric Jepson @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture
. With Chaim Potok in mind, I would still recommend the Clark, Anderson, and Peterson books. I love...
acw @ A Motley Vision | Mormon literature and culture
My daughter just asked for a college friend: “If you could give a nonmember one work of fictio...