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

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Mormon Traditional Marriage & Black Priests


“The scornful often accuse prophets of not living in the 21st century or of being bigoted. They attempt to persuade and even pressure the Church into lowering God’s standards"

"Which Way Do You Face?", Lynn G. Robbins
October 4th, 2014
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612404/Elder-Lynn-G-Robbins-Which-way-do-you-face.html

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