Monday, October 27, 2014

The "Angel" Made Me Do It (Polygamy)



During the third and final appearance, the angel came with a drawn sword, threatening Joseph with destruction unless he went forward and obeyed the commandment fully.
-LDS.org

Friday, October 24, 2014

The 5 Stages of Grief after reading about Joseph Smith's child brides



Stage Description
Stage 1 Denial/Divert
Stage 2 Ad Hominem
Stage 3 Justify/Rationalize
Stage 4 Diminish Consequences
Stage 5 Acknowledge/Obey
*Bearing Testimony is the punctuation mark for each stage.

[1]    familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/SP6X-Q65
[2]    http://www.lds.org/topics/plural-marriage-in-kirtland-and-nauvoo
[3]    lds.org/scriptures/bofm/jacob/2.24-30#23
[4]    gapminder.org World Census Data 1840
[5]    gaymarriage.procon.org

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