Question Box: Organ Donation

July 11, 2013

Q: Do Mormons believe in organ donation? A: We certainly do.  We wrote some posts about organ donation and cremation a couple of years ago. Check them out. Cremation I Cremation II Organ Donation   Share this:

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Spirit, Body and Tony Stark

January 13, 2013

Last week in Primary, I was trying to teach the children in our ward about how our spirits and bodies interact, and I discovered that Marvel had described it pretty well. Our spirits are the eternal parts of us–they hold our personalities, our flaws, our potential, our divine nature.  Our bodies are simply outer shells […]

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Modest are Hottest

February 23, 2012
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“Modest are hottest” was a popular saying among the young men at my high school. They used the slogan to encourage the young women to live and dress in a way that showed that they respected themselves and those with whom they associated.  My girlfriends and I totally bought in to what those guys were […]

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Question Box: self-harm

August 12, 2011

Question: I was curious if we believe in self harm (cutting and slapping yourself) and I was also curious to know if we believe in having eating disorders? A: I don’t fully understand the question. I think we believe that these are problems and we should be treating our bodies as sacred gifts from our […]

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What Do Mormons Believe: Health

June 14, 2011

“Because we are created in the image of God (see Genesis 1:27), our bodies are temples and should be treated with care and respect (see 1 Corinthians 3:16–17). “The Word of Wisdom, found in Doctrine and Covenants 89, is the Lord’s code of health and was revealed to Joseph Smith in 1833. It teaches that we […]

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