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...
Feeling Loved by My Mother

Feeling Loved by My Mother

Question Dear Gramps, Ever sense I was young I have always felt that my mom loves my brother more than me. No matter what I did I would always get in trouble and my brother could get away with murder. Still till this day I have tried making our relationship stronger...
Doubt

Doubt

Question Dear Gramps, I spent some time reading messages on this website trying to find answer on my problem and I wasn’t able to do so. Maybe that is because of complexity of my problem, and yet again, maybe my problem has no solution. I was exposed to LDS...
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...
Adultery

Adultery

So basically let me get this straight. I had an emotional affair, though did not realize that’s what it was until therapy (as I’m not active and not well indoctrinated) And according to scripture…it’s adultry. So, pretty much I have no hope...
Is it true that everything happens for a reason?

Is it true that everything happens for a reason?

Question   Gramps, I hear everyone in the world say that everything happens for a reason. Does it? I always felt that we have our free agency and make choices and except those consequences whether they be good or bad. I am puzzled with what I hear about happening...
Mark 9:40-48, JST

Mark 9:40-48, JST

The Joseph Smith Translation of Mark 9:40-48 has our Lord describing the high price which sometimes must be paid for salvation. In extreme circumstances, it is better to lose limbs and even precious sight in order to spare a life. Could you please give me your...
The spirit or is it just me?

The spirit or is it just me?

Dear Gramps, How can I be certain the feelings I get are from the spirit? I’ve lately discovered I can cry on command, and generally feel a burning when I do. The same things happen when I conjure up powerful, positive emotions, even if they are not related to...
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