Category Archives: mormonism

Is LDS Church Guilty of Hypocrisy?

The recent Deseret Books brochure has a full-page promotion for a book titled:  “Bill Marriott:  Success Is Never Final.”  The ad highlights “Bringing work and faith together” and “How a Man of Faith built an empire.”  A man to be … Continue reading

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LDS General Conference Talks Encourage Humanitarian Service

It’s October, and General Conference time for the Latter-day Saint faithful.  And this year (2019), 2 talks highlighted the importance of service. Apostle Dieter F. Uchtdorf explained that life is an adventure and that we should make the most of … Continue reading

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Three Institutions that Affect My life Are Dysfunctional

It’s a strange moment in time for me, and probably a lot of others.  Three of the external organizations which have had an affect on my life are in a massive state of dysfunction. The sh!t show in Washington dominates … Continue reading

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LDS Church (Via BYU) Endorses Caffeine Consumption

Apparently Church leaders have completely changed their mind about caffeine consumption.  A food store display for Coca Cola has a major endorsement by Brigham Young University sports. Apparently Coke is the official drink of BYU. Coke contains a healthy dose … Continue reading

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The Recent Sad Experience of Lavina Fielding Anderson

Lavina Fielding Anderson was recently denied rebaptism into the Church of Jesus Christ of Later-day Saints.  As background (from Jana Reiss): Lavina Fielding Anderson was excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1993.  Her excommunication was … Continue reading

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President Oaks Steps in It Again

In a June 11, 2019, commencement address at BYU-Hawaii, President Dallin Oaks made more disparaging remarks about the LGBTQ+ community.  According to sltrib.com: In a transcript of his speech, Oaks, next in line to lead the church, lamented the “culture of … Continue reading

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Book Review (Sort of): “The Legend of Hermana Plunge”

I was curious to read Angela Liscom Clayton’s (aka Angela C. and Hawkgrrrl on the Internet) memoir Hermana Plunge, which provides detailed recollections and opinions regarding her LDS proselytizing mission to the Canary Islands.  I was interested in comparing her experiences … Continue reading

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