Tag Archives: Families are Forever

Mormon Pioneers and Little Lambs

It’s Throwback Thursday! The following blog article originally posted at Mormon Coffee on July 24, 2006. —— Today [tomorrow] is Pioneer Day in Utah. Each July 24th the residents of Utah celebrate the “Days of ’47” commemorating Brigham Young’s 1847 … Continue reading

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Mormons Yawn at Christian Heaven

Mormons look forward to an eternity–a Heaven–characterized as a sort of divine extension of their lives on earth. Calling mortal marriage “a laboratory for godhood,” the LDS Achieving a Celestial Marriage Student Manual states, “In the relationship of husband and … Continue reading

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Call me my Grandpa’s Dad’s Son

During a recent road trip, my family and I decided to stop by the St. George temple visitors’ center, which is located not too far off the main I-15 freeway at the western Utah border near Arizona. Dedicated in 1877, … Continue reading

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