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?
Tag: Family relationships
To those who are quick to assume that God’s loving support comes mostly to families without problems, I would recommend the story of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
It’s normal for any of us to get overwhelmed by the difficulties in the momentum of our lives. Let’s take hope and heart right now from God and the creative divinity He has placed right inside us.
Latter-day Saints draw strength from doctrines of the eternal nature of family and from religious practices that unify our community. Many of these strengthening teachings and practices are shared by other communities, and this is something to celebrate.
For those in America’s dominant Protestant faiths, their understanding of God and their relationship with Him provides a model for how they believe they should interact with their spouses and children.