Being Offended

Being Offended

We had a lesson in Relief Society about the Word of Wisdom. One sister made a comment that if you keep the word of wisdom you will avoid disease. To me, sitting there in my power chair with multiple sclerosis, that was a very uncomfortable moment. I have to go back,...
Help through the Savior

Help through the Savior

Dear Gramps, Six years ago I lost my family through divorce (through no fault of my own (my mother-in-law caused it). We had not been sealed in the temple yet. We have had no contact in all this time. I love and miss them so much that I cannot stand to live my life. I...
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...
Is it true that goths will all go to hell?

Is it true that goths will all go to hell?

Question Gramps, I was talking to a friend the other day about random stereotypes when I mentioned that I thought goths were cool. Instantly, my friend went off about how God hates “those devil worshipping freaks.” I’ve known some Christian goths in...
Tattoos

Tattoos

Dear gramps, I am 19 years old and currently trying to return back to church. I’ve been less active for 5 years. In the time I was away I got two tattoos on my wrists. My question gramps is what does the average church member think about tattoos? Sometimes I...
Desire for blessings not fulfilled

Desire for blessings not fulfilled

Within the church we are taught that temple marriage and children are blessings that we should all aspire to have. But some of us don’t have those blessings and might never have them in this life. Some people just aren’t blessed with those opportunities...
Different abilities

Different abilities

Dear Gramps, I’m sixty and over the years have had a difficult time getting on with people. I have been coping with several challenges – not disabilities. Among them: depression, PTSD, ADD, OCD, dyslexia and processing issues. Currently I have a difficult...
Can I be uncreated?

Can I be uncreated?

Question Gramps, I see no purpose for me being here or anywhere. Everyone tells me that God created me for a reason but I think he had a bad day or something when he made me. I just hate everything about existing. Stefanie   Answer Stefanie, Instead of addressing...
Callings after Divorce

Callings after Divorce

I get the feeling like I’m looked at in a totally different light since I separated from my abusive wife and divorced her over a year ago. I have lost all the callings I once held and haven’t been called to anything since. I can no longer be an ordinance...
How can I be like the Savior?

How can I be like the Savior?

How can the Savior have strong resistance from temptation? He did not attempt to and refuse to do it at all. I applaud Him. But I wish I could be like Him, HOW can I? Vegas _________________ Dear Vegas, My dear friend, your question is one that everyone should be...
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