Category: God

Does God Squash ETs: How Human is Human?

Distinctly Mormon doctrines relating the physical appearance of humanity to God’s own “preferred” form grew gradually in early Restoration history rather than springing forth in full. Although there are references in the Book of Mormon to the Brother of Jared…

Binding the Broken-Hearted

Nothing is more painful than a broken heart. When this kind of sorrow gets deep into a person’s soul, all troubles are magnified, blessings are unseen, and it seems almost impossible to bear the daily experience of life. Getting out…

The NDE and its Interpretation

I’ve delayed publishing this essay for several months due to the fact that, the more I seem to learn about this subject, the more I know that I don’t know. I suppose it’s that way with anything. However, it’s a…

The Fruits of Guru Nanak

I’m not even sure how I got it, surprisingly, but in the short time I lived in Idaho, I received an interesting gem.  It’s a book called Religions of the World: A Latter-day Saint Perspective, by Spencer J. Palmer. I’ve…

God is an Ocean

Yanna the prophetess was sitting under a tree praying and meditating for days and a vision surges over her like a tidal wave of overwhelming, transcendent, divine love and connection to the infinite. A mighty voice of thunder like crashing…

When the Spirit leaves……

We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: first, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, repentance; third, baptism by immersion for the remission of sins; fourth, Laying on of hands for the gift of the…

The Disillusionment Phase

Today’s guest post is by Kate from Myriad Mormon Musings.  Here is a brief introduction, in her own words, followed by her post: “My name is Kate. I was raised Catholic, but converted to the Mormon church in 1999 in…