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...
Abuse

Abuse

Hello I have been a rape victim for most of my life starting at 5 ending at 17. My question is I’m a convert been having been baptised two years and I refuse to go to the temple because I was raised to believe the rape and beatings were my fault and I refuse to...
Not Good Enough

Not Good Enough

Dear Gramps, I have a testimony of the gospel, but I struggle to serve in callings because of my social anxiety. It seems whenever I accept a calling, I struggle with my activity. I have suffered from depression since my teenage years. I hate Sunday’s because I...
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