Am I Faking my Pain?

Am I Faking my Pain?

Question My step mom still thinks I imagine the headaches; despite the fact that, in 1996, I had emergency surgery to remove a tumor from my brain.  My concern is this: I don’t know if my family is correct, if I have been over-stating my “conditions” to use as a...
Is being underweight a sin?

Is being underweight a sin?

Question   Hi Gramps, I am just going to ask straight up, is being underweight a sin? I think knowing would help me do what I need to do to get better. Thanks. Niki   Answer   Niki, When reading the Word of Wisdom, which is referred to as “a...
Fit in Heaven

Fit in Heaven

Dear Gramps, It seems that many Mormons choose food as their drug/alcohol. While I know all things will be restored to their proper frame, is there any revelation about being physically fit in heaven? Thanks for the help. Eric ______________ Eric, your observation on...
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...
Smoking

Smoking

My husband has gone back to smoking after we were sealed in the temple. Just the other day he was upset at me for being upset at his smoking and said “My health is the only good reason I should stop smoking.” How do I come back to him and help him see again the list...
When did the Word of Wisdom become a commandment?

When did the Word of Wisdom become a commandment?

In the text of the Word of Wisdom it says that it is specifically “not by way of commandment.” Which tells me that though it’s a good idea to follow the Word of Wisdom, the Lord does not require it. After all, He’s never shown any resistance to...
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