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Heavenly Salutations: Mrs. God

When I was teaching gospel doctrine today I referred to Heavenly ...

General Conference Greatest Hits

A few days ago I searched on the LDS library app ...

How Do You Prepare to Celebrate?

Every Thursday, and during the day on Friday, I look forward ...

What is the role of parents once their children are over 21?

Do parents fall on the side of Satan's suggestion of control, ...

Faith Crisis, the Problem- du Jour?

With all the news articles and apologetic responses to "faith crisis," ...

Choosing a Career

The subject of careers is much more complicated now than it ...

Addiction and Recovery Questions

This week we have a few posts about addiction recovery. Sometimes ...

Are We Good Stewards?

On a recent trip I visited historic Nauvoo Illinois. While there ...

How Do I Choose Uplifting Entertainment?

The For the Strength of Youth the guidelines for Media and Entertainment ...

Law vs. Law

When my husband served his mission in England it was difficult ...

Asking the Wrong Questions

The story is told of a woman lamenting to her bishop, ...

How long do you pray?

I have spent some time working at an event for another ...

Where’s My Petunia?

Why do so many wards go all out (Chocolates, flowers, plants, ...

Not Perfect, Still the Best

After Paul's post yesterday about the difficulties of adjusting to fatherhood, ...

Sex Ed: who, when, and what to teach?

A friend sent me, a father of five girls, a link to ...

Summer Fun?

Hopefully you'll excuse my somewhat frivolous forum question today. I'm wondering ...

Why Eternal Families?

We are a church that is all about families. We readily ...

Adult Sharing Time

We like to keep things positive here at Real Intent, trying ...

The Perfect Gospel Doctrine Teacher

Someone asked me recently what the qualities of the ideal gospel ...

Move Over – It’s The Law

I was driving home on the freeway from an appointment and ...

Mother’s Day Epiphanies

Even though Mother's Day comes every year, and some mothers have ...

How Do We Show Mothers Their Value?

Potted flowers and chocolate are popular gifts given to women on ...

What’s A Slacker Mom To Do?

Someone, I won't name any names, submitted this question which is ...

Adult Parenting

My oldest daughter graduates from high school in less than a ...

Your Life is So Easy

Some years ago I was Young Women President shepherding a group ...

Consecration Question

First Confession: I'm a consecration story junkie. I have a soft spot ...

Are False Spirits All Around Us?

On August 16th, 1994, Elder Oaks spoke of errors in our ...

What is Spirituality?

A friend recently asked on Facebook, "What does Spirituality mean to ...

Gospel Barometers

A challenge that many face when navigating the paths of spiritual ...

What is Modesty?

  For our forum discussion today we'd like to know your opinion ...

The Words We Speak

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Angie. She ...

This Is My Work and Glory

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Paul and ...

7 x 70

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Ali. If ...

Being Accepted of the Lord

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Michaela. If ...

The Value of a Daughter of God

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Brenda. If ...

“Lord, I Believe…”

Today's post in our General Conference Discussion comes from Kaylie. If ...

Pondering General Conference

  We're kind of quiet here at Real Intent on General Conference ...

What Do You Wonder?

Recently, Brenda posted about questions, specifically the kind that get brushed off ...

Easter Blog Hunt

Holy Week this year has been full of online discussions and ...

Holy Week and Resurrection Sunday

Celebrating the events of the last week of Christ's mortal life, ...

Remember and Act

Today I attended a stake RS conference. In one of the ...

What Should I Expect?

In the Lorenzo Snow manual there is a sub-heading (on page ...

What does “study” mean?

Today's forum post is integral to the life of a disciple, ...

Who’s the Man?

The stereotypical 1950s male is strong, rugged, doesn't cry, is stern ...

What Is Modest?

Last week we had a few posts surrounding modesty - Modest ...

Why These Mortal Bodies?

As I get older my aches and pains increase (I sound ...

Satisfying our Dissatisfaction

In the last few years there have been public displays of ...

Do God and Satan Negotiate My Trials?

As a group of editors, we find there are questions that ...

Defending the Faith

Recently there was a great pants protest. Some people didn't like ...

What is Influencing You?

Sheri Dew visited our area for a 3-Stake fireside Saturday night. ...

How Do We Embrace Those with Mental Illness?

We're learning so much about mental illness, let's see if we ...

No One Wants to Hear They’re Wrong

I was having a conversation this morning with my son, and ...

Does Committing Suicide Consign Someone to Hell?

This forum question is a part of our Peculiar Minds series. Many ...

Is Mental Illness a Latter-Day Plague?

This forum question is part of our Peculiar Minds series. Throughout preparing ...

Faith in Love

Valentine's Day is nearly here, in case you haven't seen the ...

What if No Answer Resonates?

What do you do with doctrinal questions you struggle with, but ...

Questions about Joseph Smith

This question came to us and we want to talk about ...

All Is Well or Woe?

Mormons around the world sing the pioneer anthem 'Come, Come Ye Saints' ...

Can I Do Good with a Bad Attitude?

I have a testimony of the gospel and of my Savior, ...

Does God Play Favorites?

For years I've heard that the Israelites are God's "peculiar people," read in ...

Apostle Fan Protocol: Is there one?

Rock stars, pop stars, and even some sports figures garner attention ...

Spiritual ADD

Too often I find myself going through the following cycle: I discover ...

Unfulfilled Promptings

There have been times throughout my life when I have felt ...

VT / HT = Joy?

I'm a hermit. I freely acknowledge this. And for several years, ...

Agreeing Disagreeably?

I read today: "How does it make you feel when you have ...

Three questions from the 1964 Freedom Summer

A few days ago, my brother made the observation that Americans ...

Vision of Hope

“Made for spirituality, we wallow in introspection. Made for joy, we ...

I’m Being Tried?

I've been listening to NPR's Morning Edition series "Losing Our Religion" the ...

Integrating Young Women into Relief Society

A few months ago, I was talking to a Young Women ...

Good, Better Best is great, but what do you do with Best, Best, Best?

I find that I have so many things that are pressing ...

Are You Happy?

I'm irritated with our culture's focus on happiness. It seems to ...

On studying the Doctrine and Covenants

Many have observed that this year’s Gospel Doctrine curriculum is different ...

Our New Discussion Forum

Behind the scenes we've been discussing changes at Real Intent, based ...