Recently critics and dissidents have been clamoring for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to abolish the common practice of having lay bishops hold private interviews with youth in which they ask them questions about sexual morality and … Continue reading →
Tagged: abuse, bishop, Chastity, children, interview, lds, morality, mormon, policy, sexuality, worthiness, youth
What is Transgenerational Epigenetics? In 1809 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck published a book entitled Philosophie Zoologique in which he proposed a theory of animal evolution partially founded on the idea that the effects of environmental influences on parents could be inherited by their children. In other … Continue reading →
The 11-year-old children I teach at church will not soon forget today’s Sunday School lesson. We accidentally coined a new word: Thart. The lesson was on Faith and the early Mormon pioneers. We were talking about how God often has … Continue reading →
Tagged: children, faith, funny, humor, laughter, lds, loud-laughter, mormon, Sunday School, teaching, temptation, thart, trust, words
While a lot of my blogging focuses on topics of religion and politics, long-time readers of my blog know that I have many other interests. One of those interests is puppetry. I’ve been performing as a puppeteer alongside my wife, … Continue reading →
Happy Mother’s Day! Below are some excerpts from my own wonderful mother’s testimony of motherhood, written in 2004. “When I got married, I just thought it would be another challenge. Little did I know what I was beginning. Of course, … Continue reading →
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