I can understand why it seems strange to non-Mormons that our holy garment is underwear, but to me that is exactly the most beautiful thing about it. What article of clothing could we choose that would be more profane, at the end of the day? What could be more tied to the messiness of being human?
Articles tagged “Flunking Sainthood”
When Mormons say we “know the Church is true,” what do we mean? Does it merely *contain* truth, or is it the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?
“Inactive people like me don’t need cookies and a half-hearted note,” says guest blogger Alexandra Michelle Rucinski. “We don’t need letters telling us the light is missing from our lives. We need you Mormons to do the thing you sang about in Primary. We need you to try to be like Jesus.”
These YouTube videos show us a Mormonism that’s fun, spontaneous, and caring — a religion that’s out in the streets, helping the world reunite its many lost baby ducks.
Despite Brother Facer’s objections to the stake’s buying a pig farm, “the train for hog heaven was leaving with or without him.” Read Eric Facer’s winning entry about his dad in the New Mormon Voices blog contest.
The “Village Voice” asks who would want to pay $14 to see the new “Meet the Mormons” documentary in theaters. Fellow Mormons, that’s who. Is that enough?
If you’re a Mormon who struggles with doubt, join our book club. Over five Fridays, we’ll be reading “The Crucible of Doubt” in chunks and discussing it.
With regard to the BYU-Idaho dress code, it might be good for Mormons to remember that Jesus’ only words about clothes in the entire New Testament were an admonition for us to stop worrying so much about them.
How do you respond when your kids don’t want to be Mormon anymore? Guest blogger Mette Ivie Harrison says her daughter doesn’t need to be LDS to be righteous.