Archive for July, 2014

  • How to earn privileges as a teenager or the post my mom’s been waiting 27 years for me to write

    Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

    Last night as I waited for my teenage son to get home from a work party, I had one of those moments I’ve come to think of as “One day you’ll understand what you put me through.” That would be my mom finally getting recognition for the worry I caused her as a teenager. As […]

  • Why parents need children

    Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

    We all know children need parents. Otherwise they wouldn’t be born. None of us would have been born. Parents also care for, teach, and instill values in their children. Being a parent is a lot of work–often unappreciated, emotional and physical work. So why do people have children?   Because sometimes when a man and […]

  • Is Mormonism a Cult?

    Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

    If a cult is a group that brainwashes its members so they’ll commit evil acts, then we’re not. If a cult is a group that teaches it’s members to do good and how to receive eternal life, claims to be the only true church of Christ on the earth today, and works to retain it’s […]

  • Family Day/Family Night Fun

    Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

    Sunday is the Sabbath Day. Mormons or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints attend three hours of church on Sunday and sometimes other meetings. Then we spend time with family. The activities we do with family on Sundays are determined in individual families. Growing up, my family didn’t watch TV on […]

  • What are Mormons selling?

    Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

    If I want to convince you to join our church I could talk to you logically about the benefits of membership. As a member you have immediate access to friends, social groups, and teachers and mentors for your children. Members generally live longer and are healthier because they obey the word of wisdom–God’s revelation on […]