Tag Archives: LDS

Why Mormons Can Feel So Overwhelmed and Stressed-Out

This is the second post in my series: “Understanding John Dehlin’s Uncorrelated Mormon Movement” Again, this is not in any way endorsed by John Dehlin and is my own opinion. *There is a relationship between accepting and incorporating the correlated Mormon system … Continue reading

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Parallels between LDS Mormons and North Korea

I am not suggesting that the Mormon church is in any way on the same low level as the horrible North Korean regime. Unlike North Korea, the Mormon church teaches love, and Christ-like virtues. However, like North Korea, they teach conformity, moral standards, … Continue reading

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Does The Book of Mormon Copy The Bible?

I spent some time looking over the Book of Mormon, and although I think the basic story line is kind of simplistic, I think the sermons that are scattered throughout are quite beautiful and insightful. I decided that these sermons … Continue reading

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LDS (Mormon) Temples and Freemasonry

What I was taught: The temple ceremony is one of the most important things instituted by Joseph Smith when he restored the gospel. Going through the temple ceremony and taking out your endowments is a necessary ordinance for exaltation. Some … Continue reading

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Why Is Polygamy Wrong?

“Power does corrupt, and both political and religious leaders have been regularly seduced by it.” Jim Wallis (God’s Politics) Why Polygamy is and always will be Wrong:  Young girls dreams are almost always consumed with marrying the man of her … Continue reading

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Reasons To Stay in The LDS (Mormon) Church Even If It Isn’t 100% True

Would you stay in the church even if you didn’t think it was completely true? Here are some reasons to do that: 1. Mormons have values that promote health and good relationships. Even though the church didn’t start off this … Continue reading

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Why Do Other Faiths, besides Mormon (LDS) Feel The Spirit of Confirmation and Love Too?

I was reading Elizabeth Gilberts book Eat, Pray Love (I don’t recommend the movie- only the book, which is amazing and life-changing). This book is a true memoir of her life. In her book she  describes spiritual experiences akin to the kind people … Continue reading

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