Faith

Faith

Hi, I lost my husband almost 2 years ago. We had a very hard road and we finally got on the right track. We both were sealed in the temple and 6 months later he died during surgery. I am so angry at the Lord for giving me only a short happy time with hime and I had...
15 year old hormonal nightmare

15 year old hormonal nightmare

Dear Gramps, What do I do with our 15 year old boy, who up until 8 weeks ago had a strong testimony? He has always been spiritual. He is a hormonal nightmare now who is fighting for autonomy in his life. He resents us and doesn’t like us right now at all. He...
Desire for blessings not fulfilled

Desire for blessings not fulfilled

Within the church we are taught that temple marriage and children are blessings that we should all aspire to have. But some of us don’t have those blessings and might never have them in this life. Some people just aren’t blessed with those opportunities...

Personality disorders

I have been professionally diagnosed with Schizoid Personality Disorder. The disorder has made it almost impossible to live a full, happy life. Due to my inability to connect with others, I have been unable to fulfill my church responsibilities as expected. This...
Different abilities

Different abilities

Dear Gramps, I’m sixty and over the years have had a difficult time getting on with people. I have been coping with several challenges – not disabilities. Among them: depression, PTSD, ADD, OCD, dyslexia and processing issues. Currently I have a difficult...
Seeing not believing

Seeing not believing

How do you respond to someone who cannot believe without seeing? Karen ___________ Karen, I ask them if they’ve ever ‘seen’ a million dollars cash before. If not, how can they believe that such an amount of money exists? In all seriousness, however,...
Internal struggle

Internal struggle

Hi Gramps, I have been reading your page for the last few months and have found it really useful in my learning, thanks so much. I was raised Roman Catholic but became an avowed atheist at the age of 13. I am now about to turn 21, and for the last few months I have...
Personal Revelation for others

Personal Revelation for others

I have often heard that others cant receive revelation for you unless they are called to serve over you (how a bishop would be over a ward member). But to what extent can others receive revelation for you? For example, could a sister receive revelation to any extent...
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