Women

Women

I know that we are all God’s children and He loves us equally. But as I read scriptures (both Bible and Book of Mormon, I have noticed that God seems to have loved David in a special way over the rest of us. And He is very protective of women and warns man about the...
Requirement of Marriage and Sealing

Requirement of Marriage and Sealing

Hey Gramps, It’s been taught in our Relief Society that women can be exalted without being sealed to a husband. On the other hand, a man can NOT be exalted without being sealed to a wife. The reference they give to back this up is D&C 131:1-4. Is this really...
What attributes in a person do you find most admirable?

What attributes in a person do you find most admirable?

Question   Gramps, As a youth I am often asked to make a list of the attributes i would like my future spouse to have. While i know that often the point of such exercises is usually to say that we ought to develop these very attributes, I would still like your...
Can I have a girlfriend before I’m 16?

Can I have a girlfriend before I’m 16?

Question   Gramps, Hi, I’m 14 from Missouri and I was wondering about something. Its been said plenty of times that you should not date before you are 16, but it doesn’t say anywhere that you can’t “pair off” or have a girlfriend...
Are there times when judging others is required?

Are there times when judging others is required?

Question   Gramps, In 3 Nephi 14:2-5 it very clearly states that we are not to judge others. Yet in verse 6 it says “Give not that which is holy unto the dogs”… in order to determine who are “dogs” and not worth of laying holy things...
How do I get through the divorce stigma?

How do I get through the divorce stigma?

Question   Gramps, Many church members, including myself, have experienced the painful stigma associated with members who go through such an ordeal. Gossip, backbiting and judging are what divorcees often experience. I’ve always wondered why a church filled...
How can I feel the worthiness I desire?

How can I feel the worthiness I desire?

Question   Dear Gramps, Thank you so much for giving your time and insight to help others. I seldom if ever feel worthy to enter the temple or to perform priesthood ordinances and responsibilities. I do answer the temple recommend questions accurately and I point...
What is revelation?

What is revelation?

Question   Gramps, Please explain revelation to me. Linda   Answer   Linda, What a question! I could go on for pages, but I doubt that would be a preferred response. Instead, let me describe how I have received revelation in my life. Sometimes it comes...
How can I be prepared for an economic crash?

How can I be prepared for an economic crash?

Question   Dear Gramps, I have heard some of my friends, two who are former bishops, tell me that in the future the economy will crash. I am striving to prepare with food storage, etc. The one thing I won’t be able to do is pay off my home loan and car...
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