Will I come under condemnation if I retire?

Will I come under condemnation if I retire?

Question   Dear Gramps, President Kimball made the following statement in the Welfare Session of the October 1977 General Conference: “No true Latter-day Saint, while physically or emotionally able will voluntarily shift the burden of his own or his family’s...
How can I be more effective in helping those in need?

How can I be more effective in helping those in need?

Question   Dear Gramps, I am fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. Last year I started handing out a little card at school with something spiritual and/or uplifting on it. For example, “Choose righteousness and happiness no matter what your...
Is there any value in physical beauty?

Is there any value in physical beauty?

Question   Dear Gramps, Of what value is great physical beauty if the inside is what’s important?  Why did the Lord even create great physical beauty when He only looks upon and judges us according to the heart?  He must have had a reason or else He would...
Is it a sin to go to a casino?

Is it a sin to go to a casino?

Question   Gramps, Is it a sin to go a casino and play the slot machines for entertainment when your bills and tithes have been paid? Frankie   Answer   Frankie, To willingly and knowingly break a commandment of God is by definition a sin. This is what...
How Can I Help My Brother?

How Can I Help My Brother?

Question Gramps, My brother had some unresolved sins before he went on his mission and as a result ended up getting sent home when he confessed to his mission president during his first transfer. While he was home he met with the bishop and the stake president on a...
Frustrated with Church Social Life

Frustrated with Church Social Life

Question OK, at school I’m a little too popular. At church, (with youth) I find it hard to connect myself with them. It’s awkward for me there. Guys there just don’t seem to be my sort of guys, and only the girls at school are attracted to me. It’s hard to connect...
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