Category Archives: Joseph Smith

Questions For Mormons: Joseph Smith

I have heard and read that the following are true, if they are please give sources, if they are not true please explain why there is a misunderstanding. Thanks! Did Joseph Smith marry women who were already married to faithful … Continue reading

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Does Mormonism Rise Or Fall On Joseph Smith’s Character?

I am going to take a break from my series and discuss “Does Mormonism Rise Or Fall On Joseph Smith’s Character?” The reason that I am bringing up this issue today is because I just watched the live stream of … Continue reading

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Why Should I Have Faith In Joseph Smith?

I’m confused. Why are LDS members so willing to accept Joseph Smith as the chosen, most important and amazing, honorable prophet of the entire last dispensation of time (out of all of the people on earth who could have been … Continue reading

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Telling Your Kids That You Aren’t Going To Go To Church Anymore

So after some reflection about my last post I finally came to the conclusion that I could no longer attend the LDS church with my family.  I broke the news to my husband.  He seemed upset, but he didn’t argue … Continue reading

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The Mclays Mormon Story – Wow

Awesome letter to John Dehlin (creator of Mormon Stories) from someone who wants to remain anonymous for privacy reasons I am passing this on to the blogosphere: Dear John Dehlin, In May 2010, when I was pregnant with my Xth child, my … Continue reading

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Review of LDS General Conference Talk: The Book of Mormon a Book from God by Tad R. Callister

Of all the talks I listened to at the last LDS General Conference (October 2011)- “The Book of Mormon a Book from God” by Tad R. Callister was the one I had the most problem with (see talk below). To say … Continue reading

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Finding Spirituality After Mormonism

My first reactions to the discovery that Mormonism wasn’t what it proclaimed to be or at least what I had been taught and believed all my life – was like stepping off a cliff into a cold ocean or like stepping off a safe … Continue reading

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