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?
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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.
Yesterday we had the first of two parts of novelist Mette Ivie Harrison’s personal story of losing faith in Mormonism. Today she reveals how she is trying to find her testimony again, returning to prayer and to church activity. As you can see, she rejects the “blame the victim” response that many Mormons have when […]
What causes a loss of faith? Mette Ivie Harrison was a Mormon mom, BYU professor, and novelist. in this two-part post she recounts the painful loss of her Mormon foundation, and the equally painful struggle to find faith again.
The LDS Church announced this morning that Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency has been translated to heaven. “He was simply too good for this world,” said a church spokesman about the wildly popular Mormon apostle.
Parents of children with disabilities are no strangers to heartache, even despair. How can they find God’s presence when they’re exhausted from sleepless nights and IEP meetings?
With tens of thousands of Mormon sister missionaries now serving around the world, where are they going to get the low-down on what to expect out in the field? This inspiring new book of personal essays offers some honest advice.
LDS Living says that Mormon boys and girls should have equal standards for modesty, technology, and the recognition of their accomplishments.