Category: God

Faith to Forgive Grievous Harms: Accepting the Atonement as Restitution

There is a podcast, Mormon Discussion, that I listen to on ...

How does the “World” teach me to be a Christian?

When I consider the cultures described in the scope of New ...

Gender Roles in the Plan of Salvation

This is a theory, a try at understanding. It is my ...

Review of Face to Face by S. Michael Wilcox

Arms folded, head bowed, eyes closed, and of course, kneeling. This ...

Agreeing With God

When studying the life of Christ I have pondered if His ...

Addiction Recovery for Real Life

Addiction comes in many forms. It would not be a stretch ...

Finding Myself

This generation, like many before, is obsessed with claiming self, but ...

I Love You Daddy

Few words bring such warmth and love to a father than ...

The Father of Us All

As we celebrate Father’s Day it feels natural to remember our ...

Seeing God Among and Within Us

The Book of Mormon includes the following statement from Alma, the ...

The Power of Mothers and Babies

When I was a little girl I just knew that I ...

Relating To God and All People

One of the most often-quoted scriptures in the Church is Moses ...

Being Accepted of the Lord

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

Gifts (Estates) Precede Callings

This is the third in a 7-part series, A Compound in One.  As I studied ...

Equal Opportunity Prayer, For only $5!!

I am not sure how many of you have heard of ...

Covenant Motherhood: A Review

Our friend Stephanie has written a beautiful, accessible treatise on the ...

Called to Fall

Half a year and most of a lifetime ago our world ...

Gospel Friendship

President Gordon B. Hinckley said that every convert needs three things: ...

When the Spirit Leaves

We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel ...

Healing

This last essay in our Peculiar Minds series is by Michelle. A ...

Why the Basics Are Not Always So “Basic”

Language is a fluid concept. An english dictionary from two hundred ...

What’s So Great About Water?

During my first year of college at Cal State University, Northridge ...

Does Exaltation Mean Polygamy?

Does Mormon doctrine teach that in order to obtain exaltation, men must ...

I’m Being Tried?

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

Why I Think We’re Having the Wrong Conversation

Last year Neylan McBaine, founder of the Mormon Women Project, rocked ...

Three Pillars of Testimony

As the old year ends and the new begins, the editors ...

Greater Love Hath No Man than This

I have thought a lot in the past about the idea ...

The Gift of Weeping

This is the sixth in a series by our writers and ...

Seeing God in the Caterpillars Among Us

I was struck by something a while ago that I have ...

How Readest Thou?

Many quote and study the parable of the Good Samaritan as ...

“Remember” as a Missionary Principle

My mind is prone to wandering to and fro trying to ...

If Jesus Wrote a book about the Garden of Gethsemane, would you read it?

Mark lived a dichotomous life. As an on again-off again drug ...

The War of Animal Instincts

Recently, I remarked to my sister that I attract people with difficult ...

“If God Only Knew…”

All people face trials or tests of the divinity that is ...

Connection to the Divine

I helm a large ship.  In the deep waters in which ...

Receiving God’s Image in Our Countenances Does Not Destroy Individuality

I saw a very profound, short statement on the wall of ...

Ghazal

My grandfather, Gurcharan Singh Gill, is the kind of grounded, giving ...