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...
Morally Challenged

Morally Challenged

I was excommunicated 7 years ago after I voluntarily confessed to my husband and bishop to having had multiple affairs.I repented and was rebaptized a year later. Things went well for a while, but 2 years after I had another affair, which I ended within a year. I have...
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...
Polygamy/Joseph Smith/Emma Smith

Polygamy/Joseph Smith/Emma Smith

Gramps, I hope you can help me. I am a member of the church with a strong testimony and have recently read some stuff about Joseph Smith and have felt very bad since reading it. I read that when he first started practicing polygamy he hid it from Emma. I just feel bad...
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...
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