Archive for the ‘Hobbies’ Category

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How should I proceed with my book club?

November 4, 2013 2:00 am

Question Gramps, I hold a Relief Society Book Club in San Diego, CA. I feel terrible because I recommended our group read Joseph Smith Rough Stone Rolling by Richard Lyman (more)

Wouldn’t playing poker and and drinking fake alcoholic drinks and smoking fake cigars be just good, clean fun?

April 30, 2008 10:31 am

February 22, 2008 Hey Gramps, My main question is in regards to clean fun. You see my friends and I love to get together to play poker (we (more)

To be in compliance with the law of the gospel should men refuse to shave?

January 2, 2008 7:54 am

Dear Gramps, In reference to these scriptures does it mean that men are not supposed to shave? Help me to understand. My husband has stopped shaving because of (more)

Is it gambling to put money in a pot and then draw lots to determine who would win the pot?

October 19, 2007 4:48 pm

Dear Gramps, Several of the sisters of the ward get together one night a month to play bunko with other non-member sisters. They donate $10 dollars each for (more)

Why would the Mormon Church celebrate Halloween?

September 8, 2007 6:59 pm

Gramps, I have a few friends who wish to know why is it that the Mormon Church celebrates, or at least, does not discourage, the festivity of Halloween. (more)

Is it OK to play card games with face cards?

July 28, 2007 8:42 am

Dear Gramps, Has a prophet told us not to play with face cards? We are grandparents and remember hearing it when we were younger. Our children and grandchildren (more)

How can I experience the thrill of flying in a smaller plane without having to learn to fly or pay much money?

June 21, 2007 1:13 pm

Dear Gramps, What is it like flying an airplane by yourself? Is it much different than flying as a passenger on a commercial jet? When did you learn (more)

How can I properly take care of my guinea pig?

June 5, 2007 10:05 pm

Dear Gramps, My guinea pig is afraid of everything: me touching her, my bunny, and little noises. Whenever I let her wander, she just hides in a corner, (more)

I don’t understand the apparent conflict between Enoch talking with the Lord face to face, and then hundreds of years later, when the brother of Jared saw the Lord, the Lord said to him And never have I showed myself unto man whom I have created.

June 1, 2007 1:00 am

Dear Gramps, I need help understanding two seemingly conflicting scriptures. In Moses Chapter 7 verse 4, Enoch says that, And I saw the Lord; and he stood before (more)

Does the Mormon Church have a stance on hunting? If so, where do the Church leaders talk about this?

May 20, 2007 1:00 am

Gramps, In a question to Gramps about firearms in the US, Gramps says that hunting is now a sport, not a necessity, and that it is “…a sport (more)

What would you recommend that could help me learn the theory of music?

May 12, 2007 1:00 am

Dear Gramps, I was wondering if you could point me in the direction of books, or anything with good information, that could help me learn music theory. I (more)

Is it wrong to euthanize an old and sick pet?

May 11, 2007 1:00 am

Dear Gramps, I have two cats, whom I love dearly. One is about 11-12 yrs old, and has a very sensitive stomach. She throws up a lot on (more)