How can I learn to love my enemies?

How can I learn to love my enemies?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have been struggling with this one for a long time.  I don’t have the ability to love my enemies, those who want to hurt me or my family and country.  I want to obey the Lord but its not in my heart to love people who want to hurt...
Is it okay to get a tattoo after baptism?

Is it okay to get a tattoo after baptism?

Question   Gramps, After seeing the beautiful video of the tattooed Mormon, I wonder about those getting tattoos/piercings after receiving the blessings of baptism, and the temple. Are we advised or even commanded not to alter the temple of God in this way? I...
Should we still be living the Law of Moses?

Should we still be living the Law of Moses?

Question Gramps, I recently met a man who identified as a Christian Hebrew. He believed we should still keep the Law of Moses. I investigated some of his claims. I was interested by Moses’ account of Noah and the clean and unclean animals. This explicitly tells...
Is there a line between faith and blind obedience?

Is there a line between faith and blind obedience?

Question   Gramps, Could you have the faith Heber C. Kimball had?   First he was asked to share his wife with Joseph Smith.  He agrees only to be told it was a test of faith. Then after passing that test he is asked to give his 14 year old daughter up to marry...
Why do we need to follow the Ten Commandments?

Why do we need to follow the Ten Commandments?

Question   Gramps, Why do we have to follow the Ten Commandments if the atonement covers everything?  Why is repenting the only thing we have to do in order to get back home?  Is there a parable, an example or any talks from church leaders about this situation?  ...
Does the Earth Have Agency?

Does the Earth Have Agency?

Does the earth exercise agency, or does the earth have a mission that it has been fulfilling? Ramona _______________________ Dear Ramona, The earth has indeed been faithful in fulfilling its assigned mission. The revelation known as The Olive Leaf (D&C 88) gives...
14 year old son hates going to church

14 year old son hates going to church

What do I do to help my son gain a testimony? He has had anxiety, doing better this last year, has ADHD so he gets bored easily and has a hard time sitting through 3 hours of church. He is a good boy and so far has obeyed the Strength of Youth but he thinks the boys...
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