Saul’s Death

Saul’s Death

I have a question about Saul’s death. His first occurs in 1st Samuel 31 verse 4-5….he fell upon his sword and died. However in 2nd Samuel 1:6-10, it says a young malachite soldier killed him. Please clarify this for me. Courtney ___________________...
Children Suffering

Children Suffering

Hey Gramps, I am an active member of the LDS church and I’m looking for answers/comfort regarding some of the atrocities I’ve learned about effecting large groups of children. Specifically, a recent TED talk by Sunitha Krishnan exposed the systemic selling...
Political talk at Family Home Evening?

Political talk at Family Home Evening?

Gramps, Is it proper to talk a little politics at Family Home Evening just to bring it up? It wouldn’t be the entire lesson. Norma ________________ Norma, It is always a good idea to bring up any topic for discussion during a family home evening. Family home...
Tattoos and sports injuries

Tattoos and sports injuries

I have heard that we shouldn’t get tattoos because our body’s are temples and we should defile our temple. Could playing a sport where serious injury is very likely result in “defiling” our temple? I played football in high school and tore my...
Lifespan of Mankind

Lifespan of Mankind

I read somewhere that since Moses died at 120 years of age that is the longest anyone can live. Is there any scriptural or writings of general authorities that would substantiate this? Charles _______________ Charles, In relation to Moses death, there is no scriptural...
Being Offended

Being Offended

We had a lesson in Relief Society about the Word of Wisdom. One sister made a comment that if you keep the word of wisdom you will avoid disease. To me, sitting there in my power chair with multiple sclerosis, that was a very uncomfortable moment. I have to go back,...
Missionary Work

Missionary Work

Gramps, I have a boyfriend who is considering going on a mission soon. I am afraid a great deal about what is going to happen but the most bothersome thing about it is what if he changes? What’s the probability of him completely changing and falling for another...
Mid Singles/YSA

Mid Singles/YSA

Hello Gramps, I am a 27 year old divorced LDS woman. I have been divorced for 3 years and I have just graduated from nursing school. I tried attending YSA activities but I felt very out of place due to the fact that most of the people are between 18-21 and are in a...
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