How can I keep my mind clear of bad thoughts?

How can I keep my mind clear of bad thoughts?

Question   Dear Gramps, I need your help on what to do. I’ve kind of polluted my mind by accident. Some songs and movies I thought would never come back, have come back, and I get bad thoughts in my head sometimes and I feel that I can’t always control my...
When are we allowed to stay up late and have fun?

When are we allowed to stay up late and have fun?

Question   Dear Gramps, When are we supposed to stay up late and have some fun, maybe watch some movies?  I come home exhausted Friday afternoon, and can’t stay up because I’m too tired.  I can’t stay up late on Saturday night because we have...
How can I control my thoughts when looking at girls?

How can I control my thoughts when looking at girls?

Question   Dear Gramps, I need to know what is “normal” for a Latter-Day Saint man with regards to noticing other women out in public. Or maybe I need to know what the Lord expects. Men have always been girl watchers since time immemorial. But I have noticed with...
Should schooling or marriage take priority?

Should schooling or marriage take priority?

Question   Gramps, Why do they tell us not to delay marriage for school? The average person received a Bachelor’s is 24.8. That is not an old age to get married Gail   Answer   Gail, The scriptures tell us that God’s ways are not our ways...
How do we overcome feelings of doubt and fear?

How do we overcome feelings of doubt and fear?

Question   Gramps, How do we overcome feelings of doubt and fear. David   Answer   David, Our human experience in our second estate provides the opportunity for us to experience attributes that we would not be able to in any other way. Doubt and fear...
What is godly sorrow and how do we recognize it?

What is godly sorrow and how do we recognize it?

Question   Dear Gramps, I’ve read about godly sorrow but there seems to be very little written about it. What is it and more importantly, how can we know we are experiencing it? John   Answer   John, Sometimes it means sorrow for having sinned,...
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