Trials

Trials

My dear friend has been having a lot of trials lately. It seems everytime something is set to go well life pulls back and says “gotcha!” As a result her outlook on life is bleak and I can feel her losing faith. I remember reading a scripture about our...
Rumors

Rumors

When a Bishop has listened to rumors that are very serious and accepted them as truth but I know better, what course of action should I pursue? We have tried to talk to him but he will not listen. What should we do? It is destroying a young man’s reputation....
Child Support

Child Support

I am paying my monthly payments on child support as I should. But when I wasn’t working it got piled up. So when I went to court, we made an agreement, to pay the back pay in small payments with the monthly payments on top of that. So basically, I am paying what...
Children Suffering

Children Suffering

Hey Gramps, I am an active member of the LDS church and I’m looking for answers/comfort regarding some of the atrocities I’ve learned about effecting large groups of children. Specifically, a recent TED talk by Sunitha Krishnan exposed the systemic selling...
Forgiveness and no contact afterwards

Forgiveness and no contact afterwards

A friend told me years ago that two apostles got into a verbal fight and went their separate ways (acts 15:30-31). I’m sure they have forgiven each other and both serve the Lord but in different ways. I have struggled for years to forgive someone and I still...
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...
Lifespan of Mankind

Lifespan of Mankind

I read somewhere that since Moses died at 120 years of age that is the longest anyone can live. Is there any scriptural or writings of general authorities that would substantiate this? Charles _______________ Charles, In relation to Moses death, there is no scriptural...
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