Tagged: temple

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On Rites and Rituals

Mormonism places a large amount of emphasis on rituals and rites of passages. When you’re a baby, you’re blessed. At age 8, baptism is expected. If you’re male, you’re ordained to the priesthood; but...

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Am I Saved?

A part of each work day for me is spent sitting, being, and sharing with people who are at the end of life. Cancer treatment has failed and as they face the reality that...

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Compromises, An Update

In my last post when mentioning the state of my church belief and testimony, I wrote: “My testimony, though strong, is at its basic level–– my recommend expires in seven days and I have...