Author Archives: zo-ma-rah

Cultural Traditions Do Not Trump God’s Commandments

Recently the Deseret News published an article about President Nelson’s visit to Nairobi, Kenya. There he spoke out against the practice of paying a bride price: “That’s not the Lord’s way,” President Russell M. Nelson told about 2,000 Kenyans and … Continue reading

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Whether by Mine Own Voice or by the Voice of My Servants

We have just finished a General Conference. This is important because we have a promise given in the scriptures that we can rely on: “Whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same.” … Continue reading

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An Insane Holiday Celebration You Won’t Believe

The first day of the first month is determined by the first new moon after the barley has reached its full size. Continue reading

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Dare to Stand Alone

standing for your beliefs can be a terrifying experience, especially when you are the only member in the room. Continue reading

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Why Will I Cast an Opposing Vote?

First let me state that I support Church leaders at all levels, local and general, in doing their best to serve God. Continue reading

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Did Joseph Smith Lie About the First Vision?

One of the foundational claims of the L-dS Church is that God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ appeared to a young Joseph Smith, in a sacred grove. This First Vision of Joseph’s, opened a new era of God’s … Continue reading

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Is It Enough To Be A Good Mormon?

I want to thank everyone who took the time and read my previous post about President Monson’s amazing new revelation during general conference. I admit it was a bit out there, but that was intentional. It was with that post … Continue reading

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