Latter-day Saints see their faith as a receptacle of truth not just a dispenser of it, which explains the ease in finding so much that is “virtuous” and “lovely” in many traditions.
Suicide is tragic—and shouldn’t be leveraged for ideological ends. A superficial reading of LGBT+ suicide stats can cause more harm than good.
Between Coco and The Good Place pop culture sure wants the afterlife to end. Is that because our religious culture isn’t providing a better vision?
If you think life should be easy, its hardness can feel crushing. But what if this difficulty is an essential feature, rather than a disconcerting mistake?
When we look at Latter-day Saint rhetoric through the traditional heaven/hell lens it may seem overly harsh. The actual doctrine is much more welcoming.