Category Archives: Prophets

Two Perspectives


Or Why I Frequently Disagree With Other Mormons. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in disagreements with other Mormons. And I’ve found this really all boils down to a difference in perspective. There are two type … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Toxic Polygamy


All references are to the Joseph Smith Translation. The story of Sarah giving Hagar to Abraham is commonly used by pro-polygamists to bolster their position of polygyny being approved by God. However, others point out that the only reason Sarah … Continue reading

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From the Dust: Filipino Record, Part 2


About four years ago (has it really been four years?) I wrote a post about a possible ancient Filipino text concerning a visit of Christ to the Philippines. I had heard of this text from one of the missionaries I … Continue reading

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Why I Converted to Mormonism


In this post I am going to share the story of why and how I converted to Mormonism. This life changing experience did not happen easily. But I am so grateful for my experience, because it has helped me to … Continue reading

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Priesthood of the Relief Society


The Relief Society was organized on March 17th, 1842 and on March 17th 2013 it will have its 170th Anniversary. This women’s organization was originally called the Female Relief Society of Nauvoo. Before the first meeting began, there was found … Continue reading

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Prophecy and Paradigm


A few months ago I made a post where I examined the claim that Thomas Spencer Monson was a prophet. Foolishly I hadn’t realized how much of a hot button this would be. But regardless(and perhaps foolishly), I’m going to … Continue reading

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Waiting Mentality (or What are We Doing?)


For this post I just want to analyze my own experience in the Church(TM). The feelings I’m going to talk about here are my own. You may or may not have felt the same things. So when I talk about … Continue reading

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