1. 1. If it came from the prophet I would adjust with a good attitude. It might be a little hard to adjust, but I would. Can’t really answer pleased or upset.
    2. Not particularly, unless God decides that it is the best thing for his work then I’ll be for it. I trust in God. I want to follow his will.

  2. I really wish someone would repeat the American Grace or Pew Research Center polls one year after the Ordain Women launch. I want to take the temperature of general (non-blog active) Mormondom after the ordination conversation has been underway for a while.

  3. But, according to the Daily Herald, in the heart of Mormon country, the pro-ordination camp is far ahead http://www.heraldextra.com/news/opinion/editorial/should-lds-women-be-allowed-to-be-ordained-to-the/poll_9eff22f4-94a9-11e2-8bfb-001a4bcf887a.html

  4. This is going to happen, and we (LDS members) will move forward, working for the immortality and eternal life of God’s children

  5. I think the questions aren’t accurate. I don’t believe women will ever get the priesthood. BUT, I believe in the not-so-distant future that a priestesshood will be available to worthy women. *That* is what is promised in the temple. And by golly I’d be a loud advocate for priestesshood if someone was pushing/agitating for that.

    • Dimples, that’s an interesting point. I’m curious what you envision priestesshood looking like? How would it differ from priesthood? Would it carry equal authority? Responsibilities? Would the line of authority be administered through the current priesthood or would it be completely separate ?

  6. I can’t answer either of those questions as worded. My response would be something like “neither” to both of them.

    I can say that I tend to see costs and benefits to any change. Even with the change in missionary age, I see some downsides. Clearly, a lot more missionaries are going to have their wisdom teeth out while on a mission, without mom to fuss and take care of them.

    I also see plusses and negatives to the possibility of female ordination.


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