Do we really need to bless the donuts?

Do we really need to bless the donuts?

Question   Hey Gramps!I feel that it’s unnecessary after Church activities to bless refreshments “that they will nourish and strengthen our bodies” when typically those refreshments are food items like brownies and donuts.I’m uncomfortable...
How can I express my honest feelings to God without murmuring?

How can I express my honest feelings to God without murmuring?

Question   Dear Gramps, I had a very bitter thing happen to me 8 years ago.  It has never been resolved.  I have prayed to God all these years for intervention which has never come.  How can I honestly express my feelings of utter and complete frustration to God...
How does one overcome lustful thoughts?

How does one overcome lustful thoughts?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have a lusting problem. Fortunately, I don’t have a pornography problem. I have tried and tried and tried for over 30 years now to overcome looking with lust at immodestly dressed women I see in public. I am no closer now to...
Who do I believe?

Who do I believe?

Question   Gramps, Some questions I have asked you I have asked other people before and after I’ve seen your answer. Who am I to believe?  Sometimes my Sunday School teacher will give me a different answer than my Seminary teacher which might be different...
Praying to Jehovah

Praying to Jehovah

I’ve been a member of the Church for 12 years. I firmly believe in the distinct personages of God the Father, His son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost. I know that the Church teaches us to follow the example of the Savior by praying to God the Father (as evidenced in...
Difficult in Receiving Revelation

Difficult in Receiving Revelation

Dear Gramps, I was reading in church history how difficult it was for President Spencer W. Kimball to get the 1978 revelation on the priesthood. He spent months in the upper rooms of the Salt Lake Temple, pondering and praying upon the matter before he felt he had an...
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...
Prayer

Prayer

Some say that God does not hear our prayers directly but that our prayers are communicated to Him by angels or deceased family members who have been delegated the task to listen to us. Personally, I don’t believe it but would like to know if the church leaders...
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