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Let's Talk Spirituality.

Here’s a juxtaposition for you:

Last October, I was able, with my mother, sisters, and a recently-returned missionary friend, to attend General Conference. General Conference is a world-wide  conference held twice a year by the leaders of the LDS church, broadcasted via television and internet and satellite and print. 563 more words

More on Joseph Smith's "Near-Death Experience"

I mentioned in my earlier post that I had stolen a good chunk of information about the account of Charles Stoddard regarding William Law’s alleged shooting attempt against Joseph Smith in 1844. 1,537 more words


Remainders of Mormon Conditioning

I was never a very good pray-er.  Sometimes it was because I was over-thinking the Mormon Prayer Format, and feeling guilty if I asked for a “blessing” before I had given thanks for everything on my list.   509 more words


Of Ngrams and Diaries

Pretty much this whole post will be based on (OK, plagiarized from) a thread I saw this morning on a message board. Still, it’s fascinating, and I thought I should draw attention to it. 1,867 more words


Salt Lake Lady

Specs: This dainty little guy is obviously a lady. The size is more fit for a teacup, so little that I panicked every morning that the automatic coffee maker would drown it. 280 more words

Guilt and Jesus

Back in my believing days, I said that my favorite scripture was this passage in 3 Nephi 11:

18 And it came to pass that he spake unto Nephi (for Nephi was among the multitude) and he commanded him that he should come forth.

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Concise Dictionary of Mormonism So Far ...

A while back I started putting together a satiric “Concise Dictionary of Mormonism,” sort of a take-off on Bruce R. McConkie’s “Mormon Doctrine,” though more concise and with less racism. 49 more words