Even the best of motives do not allow us to change the commandments or remove the crosses of others.
Category: Sexuality & Family
It’s been easy for people to misinterpret the Church’s support of the Respect for Marriage Act. Greater awareness about the difficult cultural atmosphere believers find themselves in might help.
Some have been confused about the Church’s support for new federal legislation. But are they confused about what the Church actually said—or about how media outlets spun it?
In the ongoing debate about religion, politics, and abortion, far less attention has gone to how the desire to do whatever people want sexually shapes the entire conversation.
When prophets have spoken unanimously and consistently, a “stupor of thought” is far more likely indicative of resisting truth than signaling enlightenment to see beyond it.
However popular it’s become to portray parents concerned about sexualized scenes in books as somehow secretly motivated by bigotry and racism, it’s simply not true.
Increasingly, we are hearing that honoring preferred pronouns is simply a way to show love and nothing more. Yet this overlooks both the larger ideology connected to this pronoun embrace and its real-life implications, especially in the lives of young people.
Some mistakenly assume that ongoing restoration means every aspect of the church is open to future change. Here are a few questions for anyone ready to declare a grand future development (just out of current prophetic view).
Are Latter-day Saints too focused on teachings about the family? Or are prophets emphasizing exactly what God knows will lead to our greatest happiness?
As a young mother, I was a conflicted woman—torn apart by two dreams: “Where did the old me go?” This is how my struggle with children miraculously changed into joy and love unimagined.
We are often told that great sex requires us to break boundaries and follow our passions wherever they lead. But what if great sex requires us to take account of the moral value of ourselves and others?
The “expressive self” tells us that our feelings are the most important part of who we are. How does this impact our understanding of sex, gender, and marriage?