Too late for Patriarchal Blessing?

Too late for Patriarchal Blessing?

How can I, now at age 49, still receive my Patriarchal Blessing? I’ve always felt it was important for me to know. When I was in MIA it was going to be arranged for us, but never was. Even though for the last 20 years I was married to an atheist, I have always...
Mission or marriage?

Mission or marriage?

Marrying at an early age might be an issue specially coming from a conservative family. I’m 19 and currently studying in BYUH. My parents had always dreamed for me to serve on a mission before getting married. Before, I made a lot of decisions that broke my...
Blessing of baby while still pregnant

Blessing of baby while still pregnant

I am wondering how or if one could have a Priesthood blessing given to their unborn child. There are many instances where the mother is doing fine but the baby is not and with technology sometimes babies can even receive surgery prior to birth. Would one be able to...
Too many Priesthood blessings?

Too many Priesthood blessings?

Question Gramps, I had a married sister tell me that single sisters were overusing the priesthood in requesting blessings. She said her husband doesn’t give her blessings, and it annoyed her that he was called out to give single sisters priesthood blessings....
What benefit is a patriarchal blessing in the hereafter?

What benefit is a patriarchal blessing in the hereafter?

Question   Gramps, As LDS members, we’re told we have a right to a patriarchal blessing in this life, and to find out what tribe we belong to. But what benefit is the blessing in the hereafter? Grant   Answer   Grant, The purpose of a patriarchal blessing is to...
Language in blessings

Language in blessings

When giving blessings, we are pronouncing a blessing as directed by the Spirit. This is different than a prayer. We, as priesthood holders, are receiving revelation as to what to say from the Father. Should we use the same language (thy,thou, etc.) in giving blessings...
Not Good Enough

Not Good Enough

Dear Gramps, I have a testimony of the gospel, but I struggle to serve in callings because of my social anxiety. It seems whenever I accept a calling, I struggle with my activity. I have suffered from depression since my teenage years. I hate Sunday’s because I...
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