Is chai tea against the Word of Wisdom?

Is chai tea against the Word of Wisdom?

Question   Dearest Gramps, Is partaking of chai tea against the Word of Wisdom? Lisa   Answer   Hi Lisa, According to this Wikipedia article, chai tea is made by putting various herbs and spices in black tea. It’s therefore just a type of regular...
Why isn’t coffee allowed but energy drinks are?

Why isn’t coffee allowed but energy drinks are?

Question   Gramps, I have a hard time understanding the reasoning behind coffee and tea not being allowed. I have a friend who left the church because of this. I just don’t get how coffee isn’t allowed but energy drinks and other things are. Sam...
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...
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