Belonging in Heaven

September 1, 2014

Q. What happens if I feel like I don’t belong in the Celestial Kingdom? A. If my friend*, Johnny Depp, invited me to a red carpet event, I would feel out of place.  Even if everyone knew I was there with him, and that I could be there–I would still be completely uncomfortable.  Even if I […]

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Question box: Becoming God

December 21, 2010

Q:  Becoming god I am assuming that you are asking if Mormons believe that they will become gods someday.  For an article addressing this question, please see:  What Do Mormons Believe? – Becoming Gods and Ruling Planets Thank you. Share this:

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Who gets to be saved?

April 23, 2009

Even after death, we can be reunited with our families in the presence of God


Greatest Gift on Earth

March 23, 2009

Think of the best gift you have ever received. Christmas, birthday, whatever.  It was probably thoughtful, generous, useful, exactly what you needed even if you didn’t realize that you needed it.  And that gift came from a person with limited resources, imperfect abilities to love completely and know your deepest needs. Now think of the […]


The Holy Garment

March 16, 2009

Q. What are magical Mormon underpants? We Mormons are usually pretty understanding and thick-skinned when it comes to questions about our faith, but it is offensive to us when some of our most sacred concepts are treated lightly.  The holy garment is one example. When I hear it called “magical underpants” I cringe.  I realize […]