Monthly Archives: December 2006

Waiting in the American Fork Temple Lobby

All three of my kids were married in a Mormon solemn ceremony. The most recent was 3 years ago when my eldest son married in the American Fork Temple. The wedding caused a bit of a local sensation. Both the … Continue reading

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A Day in Cairo, Egypt

I had been in Egypt for almost 3 weeks and was not feeling well, my head was suffering flu-like symptoms. But there were still a lot of sites in Cairo that I wanted to visit before returning home the next … Continue reading

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“Sing, Sing, Ye Saints”

I attend Mormon Sacrament Meetings on an irregular basis. In our Ward the music is a bit problematic. There seems to be an emphasis on singing a wider variety of hymns. This frequently causes problems for both the organist and … Continue reading

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Embracing Spiritual Doubt

Mormon Fast-and-Testimony Meeting (FaTM) is a struggle for me on several levels. The meeting is supposed to consist of members standing and bearing witness to the veracity of various pieces of church doctrine. Members are expected to profess near-perfect belief … Continue reading

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