Anime and Nudity

Anime and Nudity

Gramps, I have a question regarding depictions of nudity in Japanese anime and a gospel perspective on it. I’m told in Japanese culture, that nudity in anime often signifies Japanese animesome supernatural happening or some other pseudoscientific event that...
Energy Healing

Energy Healing

First of all, thank you for all the time and research you spend answering questions. I love to read your website daily.  My question is regarding energy healing. A friend in my Stake has been trying to get me involved, and though I’ve seen websites where LDS...
Parents Lose Trust

Parents Lose Trust

Dear Gramps, So it started like this. I got an ipod. I wasn’t supposed to have it and my mom caught me. She got mad but said take it to your grandfather’s. I said I would but I didn’t. I got caught again. Then the same thing happened with a laptop I...
Children seeing temple clothing

Children seeing temple clothing

I know that when a child is sealed to their parents, they see the temple robes. As well as many non-members may see the temple robes at an LDS open casket funeral. I was wondering where it is or is not appropriate for someone to see these. For instance, if a...
Son who apostasized

Son who apostasized

I have an RM son who has apostatized from the church. He likes to make disparaging remarks about the church when he is in our home and is influencing his 16 year old sister with his care free, apostate comments.  We are a fully active family and always have been but...
Invitro Fertilization

Invitro Fertilization

Hi Gramps! I would like to know why the church “strongly discourages” the use of donor eggs in in vitro fertilization. If I knew the reasoning I feel my husband and I could make a more informed decision, as the handbook states that it is the husband and...
Love

Love

Dear Gramps, I’m 17 years old and know who I’m going to marry. He’s 17 also and my boyfriend now. I love him with all my heart but people attack us saying that high school relationships never last. But I know he’s the one. I’ve prayed multiple times about it and...
Parents Lose Trust

Dating a Former Addict

Dear Gramps, I have a lovely daughter who loves the Lord and does her best to bless the lives of others. Recently she met an RM who was addicted to pornography for many years. He is clean for the first time in his adult life and wants to pursue a relationship with...
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